Commission on European Affairs
The Commission on European Affairs (CEA) is elected by the European ILAE Chapters; its goal is to stimulate and co-ordinate all activities related to epilepsy and epileptology across Europe, in compliance with ILAE directives.
CEA is responsible for organising the official regional ILAE Congress (European Congress of Epileptology).
The CEA supports Educational activities across Europe (for Guidelines and Application Form visit the Reports Section) and promotes initiatives for the development of research and care in the field of epilepsy.
A list of CEA supported educational activities can be found in the Meetings & Courses section of this site.
Direct access to individual chapters websites can be obtained in the Chapters section.
Innovative Medicines Initiative
Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) 2 has just launched its 3rd call for proposals. The first topic on the call is titled RADAR: Remote Assessment of Disease and Relapse programme, which is exploring ways to ensure that the healthcare system moves from a ‘diagnose and treat’ stance to a ‘predict and pre-empt’ approach. The first application will be in CNS and epilepsy is specifically mentioned. Submission deadline: 24 March, 2015.
Funding opportunities flyer | Call for proposals | IMI website
Use of valproate in women and girls
Letter to the EMA (European Medicines Agency) from the ILAE Commission on European Affairs (CEA), ILAE Commission on Medical Therapies, and ILAE Task Force on AED Trials and Regulatory Affairs regarding PRAC recommendations to strengthen the restrictions on the use of valproate in women and girls. ILAE Letter | EMA PRAC Recommendation