FENS aims to increase public awareness about the benefits of brain research, working in collaboration with its global partners: the Dana Foundation, the European Brain Council, the International Brain Research Organization and the Society for Neuroscience.

Through its leadership position in European neuroscience, FENS develops concerted activities and programmes, mobilises its resources and underpins its members’ activities, acting as a catalyst in the brain research domain through the implementation of a variety of activities.

International Brain Bee

The International Brain Bee promotes student engagement with neuroscience through a three-tiered competition at local, national and international levels. Since its inception, the International Brain Bee has inspired thousands of students to study and pursue careers in neuroscience.