ICM – Paris Brain Institute
We are very excited to announce that the Institut du Cerveau – ICM (Paris Brain & Institute) was the official host and sponsor of the France Brain Bee.
“The Institut du Cerveau – ICM (Paris Brain & Institute) – is an international brain and spinal cord research center whose innovative concept and structure make it the only institute of its kind in the world. The ICM brings patients, doctors and researchers together with the aim of rapidly develop treatments for disorders of the nervous system and enable patients to benefit from them as quickly as possible.” Read more.
—> Thank you ICM for your generous support and funding of the 2019 France Brain Bee, which included hosting the event; prizes & t-shirts for all participants, beautiful trophies for top 3 winners; and one-week internship and plane ticket for the winner to participate in the International Brain Bee.
GIF – GIFTED IN FRANCE
Gifted in France, is a non-profit, association loi 1901, created to bring awareness to social, emotional, educational needs of gifted, talented and twice-exceptional children in France. We are based in Paris. In addition to meetings and activities for parents and children, we also initiate and organize enrichment activities for the community such as the Paris Spelling Bee, which ran for 8 years along with our partners like the American Library in Paris.
—> Since 2014, we have been working hard to establish the France Brain Bee, a neuroscience competition for high school children that exists in over 50 countries. We are proud to help make an impact in the community by spreading the word, sponsoring the 2016 & 2018 Paris Brain Bee. And, we are excited to have teamed up with ICM Paris Brain Institute, to help take this initiative to schools, students, and families across France.
Thank you ICM! We are also grateful to our partners like the International School of Paris for hosting the first school Brain Bee at ISP in 2016 and the first “Paris Brain Bee” in 2018.
IBB – INTERNATIONAL BRAIN BEE
The International Brain Bee (IBB). The primary goal of the IBB is to motivate students to learn about the brain and to inspire them to pursue careers in neuroscience so they can help treat and find cures for brain disorders. IBB is a non-profit educational organization comprised of partnerships with the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO), the Dana Foundation, the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS), the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) and the American Psychological Association (APA).
—> Thank you to IBB and its five partners for generously funding the food and lodging expenses for the 2019 National Brain Bee winners from all the participating countries including France . Thank you also for organizing, hosting and funding all aspects of the international competition.