About ECNP

ECNP is an independent scientific association dedicated to the science and treatment of disorders of the brain. It is the largest non-institutional supporter of applied and translational neuroscience research and education in Europe. Read more...

ECNP offers membership to established scholars in the field and all those with an active interest in applied and translational neuroscience. Corresponding membership is also open for those not resident in Europe.  To our membership pages

ECNP organises a wide range of scientific and educational activities, programmes and events across Europe, promoting the exchange of high-quality experimental and clinical research in applied and translational neuroscience and fostering young scientists and clinicians. View agenda

Coronavirus news

ECNP is continuing to adapt its programmes and events to protect participant safety and support global corona containment efforts. All meetings up until summer 2021 have been transitioned to virtual platforms and the 34th ECNP Congress on 2-5 October will be hybrid. Read more.

For the ECNP corona file of video commentary and best practices from experts within the ECNP community, visit this page.


The first ECNP podcast episode is ready!

The ECNP podcast series brings you conversations with some of the leading researchers in applied neuroscience, discussing their work, their career, their vision on the field, and why they do what they do. The first episode is with David Nutt, UK who shares his thoughts about the major findings in brain science and the future of psychiatry.

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Discover the 'Get Digital' online series

The ECNP Network ‘Digital Health Applied to the Clinical Research of Brain Disorders’ is offering online presentations on mHealth related research. The aim is to share and distribute new and high-quality research to researchers and clinicians, educate Early Career Scientists across Europe, and foster collaborations across research groups.

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Call for applications for the 2021 Best Negative Data Prize in Clinical Neuroscience

Cohen Veterans Bioscience (CVB) and the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) are pleased to announce the opening of submissions for the 2021 Best Negative Data Prize in Clinical Neuroscience. The prize recognises those who have made exceptional contributions to CNS treatment development by publishing clinical research with negative findings.

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ECNP Networks and twgs

ECNP Networks foster collaboration among experts interested in specific brain-research topics. As well as the Networks themselves, ECNP has also instituted Thematic Working Groups (TWGs) as a way to stimulate new Networks activities, encourage collaboration and facilitate the Networks mission.

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