Brussels, 03 Sep 2003
The European Commission in accordance with the European Parliament is organising a one-day conference on Brain Research in Europe during the Italian Presidency. The conference will be under the patronage of Commissioner Philippe Busquin in cooperation with MEPs Giuseppe Nistico and John Bowis.
The general objective of this conference is to support the creation of a European Brain Research Area, and to explore how the Sixth Framework Programme can contribute to this.
The conference is by invitation only and is directed towards 250 representatives from the scientific community, including academia and industry, public administrations, research funding bodies, patients' organisations, European institutions, and the media.
The conference will be held at the Centre A. Borschette, room 0/A, rue Froissart 36, Brussels, Belgium