The Neuroscience Competition for Teens

The International Brain Bee was founded in 1998 by Dr. Norbert Myslinski with a mission to build better brains to fight brain disorders. Since it’s inception, the international brain bee has inspired thousands of students to study and pursue careers in neuroscience. The International Brain Bee promotes student engagement with neuroscience through a three-tiered competition: students start by signing up for a local brain bee, the winners of which compete in their country's regional brain bee. Every year, regional Brain Bees send one representative to compete at the International Brain Bee world championship.


20

Years

50,000+

Competitors

53

Represented Countries


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2018 Winners Announced
July 8, 2018

Eighteen-year-old Piotr Oleksy from Poland is the winner of the 2018 International Brain Bee Championship, announced at the FENS Forum 2018. We are delighted to announce eighteen-year-old Piotr Oleksy from Krakow (Poland) as the winner of this year's International Brain Bee (IBB) Championship held in conjunction with Europe's ...

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New Senior Management Advisor
June 20, 2018

On behalf of the International Brain Bee (IBB) Board, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Astrid Eberhart as Senior Management Advisor to the IBB, effective 1 July 2018. This appointment is to provide the IBB Board with dedicated guidance and support during the organization’s start-up and implementation phase ...

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Launch of IBB Organization
May 12, 2018

Five major organizations dedicated to brain research and education have come together to support the formal establishment of the International Brain Bee organization (IBB), as a non-profit educational organization. The primary goal of the IBB is to motivate students to learn about the brain and to inspire them to pursue ...


IBB Governing Partners