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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.



On 22 November 2017, the MEP Interest Group on Brain, Mind and Pain, in partnership with the European Academy of Neurology and the European Pain Federation will meet in the European Parliament in Brussels.


Latest News

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SIP Expert Group - be a member and vote for a "thematic network!"

The European Commission has asked SIP to apply for a “Thematic Network” on the Societal Impact of Pain. What does this mean? The SIP platform wi...

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The European Pain Federation is recruiting!

The European Pain Federation EFIC has decided to reorganise its various committees and task forces to bring the pain community closer together....

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The BMP Grant funds your good ideas!

What is it that prevents you from going further to realise your projects and ideas? The Brain Mind and Pain (BMP) Grant promotes and financially suppo...

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