Competition Day



what to expect on the day of the competition

 Saturday, 21 March, 10h-17h30
The Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle épinière – ICM
(Brain &  Spine Institute), 75013
Open to confirmed and registered students
in 9-12th grade (3ème- Terminale)

This event is open to registered and confirmed participants. Registration on the day of the event is not an option.

Tentative Schedule. Check this page regularly for updates.
Please plan to be at the ICM from 10h00-17h30. Registered participants will receive updates and confirmation by email ahead of the event.

SCHEDULE: Saturday,  21 March, 2020, 10h00– 17h30 

10h00     Arrivals: Students and chaperons arrive, register, pick up their lab coat, and material, meet fellow competitors

10h15   Opening Remarks: Welcome and introduction of the competition, stages

10h30   Competition begins: four stages



Written test

Patient diagnosis test (using 2-3 minute video clips)

Podium question and answer session

Neuroanatomy section

12h00  Break: Guest speaker/ lunch/ break/ Jury deliberation

13h30  Finalists announced: Top finalists are announced for the final stage of the competition

13h45  Final stage begins:  Top finalists compete in the final Jeopardy style of the competition

14h30  Award ceremony and group photos

  • Trophies awarded to 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners
  • Certificates  given to winners and all competitors
  • Group and individual photos
  • Interviews with winners and competitors

15h30 – 17h00   Activities: Tour of laboratories and brain activities (this is a tentative schedule)


DO YOU NEED MORE INFORMATION? Go to our menu and click on About, How to Prepare, Study Guide for France Brain Bee, Resources – More Brain Videos, Resources- 2-minute Neuroscience, Resources- The Human Brain  Project. 





The Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle épinière –
ICM (Brain & Spine Institute)
47, bd de l’hôpital, 75013
Click Here to find ICM on google maps/RATP


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