See the full recordings of the events

In this playlist you will be able to watch all the past digital sessions of the Brain Innovation Days. 

CONNECTING BRAINS | october 2022 | physical event | Brussels

On 11-12 October 2022, the European Brain Council was pleased to host its second in-person Brain Innovation Days in Brussels. Held in conjunction with the Final Conference of the European Brain Research Area, the Days brought together the main circle of influence in the brain sector, with key players in the brain research and innovation field networking together: investors, researchers, clinicians, patient representatives, policymakers and more.


Under the overarching theme, “United for Brain Innovation”, the Brain Innovation Days brought together key opinion leaders and stakeholders from the ever-growing brain innovation ecosystem to create synergies and showcase the importance of brain innovation and how, one innovation at a time, it is changing Europe and the world.

My COVID-19 Year – Messages from people living with brain and mental disorders

In this special year, everyone has a story to tell. 

During the latest Brain Innovation Days digital session, the audience heard from people living with brain conditions share how the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted and reshaped their lives, treatment and care.

From Innovative Ideas to Creative Interventions | Pitch Competition | January 2021 Digital Session

This event focused on the business and start-up world within the brain ecosystem under the theme “From Innovative Ideas to Creative Brain Interventions”. 

The event hosted the first ever Brain Innovation Days Pitch Competition, showcasing start-ups, entrepreneurs and investors in the field. Nine start-ups went head-to-head to pitch their business in 180 seconds for the chance to win Best Pitch, awarded by a jury of esteemed experts in related fields and the public via voting during the event.

Messages from the community | October 2020 Digital Session

The Brain Innovation Days were launched on 13 October 2020, kick-starting one full year of brain innovation activities. The Under the theme “Disrupt and rewire: How brain innovation is changing Europe”, the launch event explored how the actors involved are finding new ways to work together, what exists and can still be done to support their cooperation, what breakthroughs can lead us to better brain health and how brain innovation is changing Europe, as a whole.

Key stakeholders from the brain community shared their thoughts on the importance of brain innovation and what it means to them.