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

Download the ECNP App...

With our specially developed ECNP app you will have the most up-to-date information about the ECNP Congresses at your digital fingertips. View the programme and abstracts, rate the sessions, and chat with other app users.

The app is available for Apple and Android. Search for 'ECNP' or scan the QR code.


Support future ECNP Congresses

ECNP would like to invite companies and organisations involved in clinical and pre-clinical research, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the brain to contribute to the congress’s educational function by being part of future congresses. We hope we can give our participants the opportunity to benefit from your company's information and insights, services, products and literature.

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General Assembly of ECNP members

The next General Assembly will take place during the 31st ECNP Congress on Monday 8 October 2018 at 12.15-13.15 at Centre Convercions International de Barcelona (CCIB), Barcelona, Spain. The General Assembly of members is ECNP's highest deliberative body and the embodiment of one of ECNP's most fundamental member privileges: the right to vote and help shape ECNP's future.

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ECNP in depth with Tim Hahn

Tim Hahn is Group Leader of AI Development at the Translational Psychiatry Lab of the University of Münster, Germany. In an interview with ECNP, he shared insights on machine learning and the future of predictive psychiatry. He will also be discussing this topic during his symposium at the 31st ECNP Congress.

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Supporting EU Proposals

ECNP is uniquely placed to effectively communicate and disseminate the result and impact of a European research project, which is a critical proposal evaluation criterion. We currently support three major new pan-European research enterprises with high-impact dissemination.

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Why the ECNP Congress?

"...an annual congress attended by 4,000-6,000 people who come with extremely heterogeneous backgrounds...and we're here together for 3-4 days sharing our experiences, sharing the results of our studies, networking and mingling..."

ECNP President Celso Arango tells us how he became a child psychiatrist and shares his vision on ECNP and the annual ECNP Congress.