Think Pink Europe: news and projects

Keep up with Think-Pink Europe and discover our projects tackling breast cancer and raising breast cancer awareness. Thanks to the collaboration with International Paper, we can organise targeted actions throughout Europe. Think Pink Europe focuses on projects that increase breast cancer awareness and innovative projects that make a difference. Furthermore, reinforcing a broader collaboration of breast cancer organisations all over Europe remains a key objective for Think Pink Europe.

15/05/2020
Be part of Europe's biggest race event ever
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, major sporting events are being postponed or cancelled. Just at a time when breast cancer patients and survivors are vulnerable and need our support the most. The corona crisis has inspired us to join forces and take Race for the Cure® to the next level.
16/04/2020
Think Pink Europe will mass-produce and distribute face masks
We realise that European collaboration is needed more than ever to keep the coronavirus under control in the months to come. Cancer patients are high-risk patients and are particularly vulnerable. Think Pink Europe is taking action to make a difference in closing the gap in women’s health care and will mass-produce and distribute face masks.
08/03/2020
International Women's Day - announcement of the winners of the Think Pink Europe Innovation Award
There is no better day we could choose than International Women’s Day to announce the winners of the Think Pink Europe Innovation Award. This weekend 5 finalist teams presented their projects during a 24 hour Hackathon in Brussels. Their ideas make a difference in closing the gap in women’s health care.
28/02/2020
30 Races for the Cure in Europe
Thanks to the hard work of its members, Think Pink Europe can proudly announce the names of the 30 cities that will organise their Race for the Cure in 2020.
04/02/2020
4 February - World Cancer Day - Europe's Beating Cancer Plan: Let's strive for more
On 4 February – World Cancer Day – the European Commission starts its outreach on Europe’s Cancer Plan at an event in the European Parliament in Brussels, supported by the MEPs Against Cancer Interest Group. While the EU has a long history in the fight against cancer, there are still many challenges ahead. This event aims to demonstrate the EU’s strong commitment to fighting cancer and to harness the collective power for positive change.
04/02/2020
Think Pink Europe Hackathon
Creative ideas to help enhance the quality of women's healthcare are submitted, the 5 best projects have been selected for the finals at the Brussels Hackathon. The winner will be announced at the end of the Hackathon on March 8, International Women's Day.
20/12/2019
Think Pink Europe Innovation Award - deadline registration extended
Do you have a concrete idea that can help enhance the quality of women's healthcare? This is your chance! Show Europe your innovative idea and win up to 20,000 euro to launch your project on the market.
04/11/2019
Think Pink Europe Innovation Award - Call for innovative projects in women's health care
Are you an innovator? Do you have a concrete idea to reduce disparities in access to quality health care and how to close the gap that exists in women's health between European countries? This is your chance! Show Europe your innovative idea.
27/09/2019
One Day, One Race
Fifteen Think Pink Europe members to host the Race for the Cure on 29 September 2019, the eve of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month October.
13/09/2019
BOLD - photo exposition by Carolien Sikkenk - on tour in Europe
A series of remarkable portraits shed a different light to the upsetting experience of losing hair: As the hair falls off, a different beauty reveals itself. As the exposition travels through Europe, Carolien Sikkenk adds new portraits to this heartwarming series of bald but very BOLD women.
15/03/2019
“La Carovana della Prevenzione”: An ambulant Prevention Campaign
The “Carovana della Prevenzione” hits the road for its second year, to bring health care closer to women and promote prevention throughout Italy.
08/02/2019
Think Pink Europe tackles the health care gap
Facing breast cancer, disparities amongst European women remain a reality. Think Pink Europe aims at becoming a key actor in closing the health gap in Europe.
04/02/2019
The Romanian Coalition for Women’s Health: towards better access to health care for women
In Romania, Fundatia Renasterea fights for more preventive measures to lower the significant mortality rate for the most common types of female cancers.
14/01/2019
Together We Race for the Cure
2019 marks a special year for the Race for the Cure in Europe, with the 20th Roma Race and simultaneous Races in various European cities. Save the dates!
20/12/2018
A Pink and Rose Gold Success for Olivia Garden Against Breast Cancer
Hair tools manufacturer Olivia Garden raised € 25,354 for the fight against breast cancer and announced a second edition for 2019.
22/05/2018
Recordbreaking edition of the Roma Race for the Cure
Over 72,000 people registered to participate in the Roma Race for the Cure on 20 May 2018: a new record!
07/03/2018
Think Pink Europe launch in the European Parliament
5 breast cancer organisations in Belgium, Italy, Greece, Romania and Bosnia and Herzegovina are joining forces in a new organisation: Think Pink Europe.
02/03/2018
Raising breast cancer awareness in European schools
Breast cancer remains the most common cancer in European women. Raising awareness can help save lives, which is why Think Pink Europe runs this school project.
02/03/2018
Promoting breast cancer research through the Think Pink Europe Innovation Award, with the support of International Paper
One of our main goals is to stimulate innovation in women’s health management in general and more specifically for breast cancer throughout Europe.