Who Are We?

About SIP

The "Societal Impact of Pain" (SIP) is an international platform created in 2009 as a joint initiative of the European Pain Federation EFIC® and the pharmaceutical company Grünenthal GmbH.


SIP 2017

After another successful year SIP 2017 has concluded!  All the impressions are now available on the Website. Make sure to check the news for follow-up activities on the website.

EU Platform

SIP Expert Group

Please join the SIP Expert Group of the EU Health Policy Platform. Announcement of SIP as a "Thematic Network" is expected by end of 2017.


Latest News

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German Grant for Pain Research 2018

Since 2012, the German Pain Society (Deutsche Schmerzgesellschaft) has given an annual prize to highlight research projects focused on pain. The award...

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Spanish guide for the interdisciplinary approach to cancer pain

The Spanish Society of Palliative Care (SECPAL), the Spanish Society of Medical Oncology (SEOM), the Spanish Society of Pain (SED) and the Spanish Soc...

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Merry Christmas

The Societal Impact of Pain (SIP) partners wish you a Merry Christmas  and a Happy Year 2018! In the latest edition of the SIP New...

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SIP Events

Upcoming Events

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Wednesday, 24th January 2018

Making Visible The Invisible On Headache Pain: Sharing Successful Experiences Across Europe

The Meeting will take place on the 24 of January from 10.00 to 12:00 inside the ...

Friday, 02nd February 2018

107. Aachener Hospizgespräch

The Symposium with the title "Vom Wegschauen zum Hinschauen – Caring Community – die sorgende Ge...

Wednesday, 21st February 2018

BMP Interest Group Lunch Meeting

Join the next Brain Mind and Pain (BMP) Interest Group Meeting: How can the EU: #MakeWorkWork f...


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