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2013EMBO Press launched
2012Cooperation agreement between EMBO, EMBC, and the National Science Council of Taiwan
2011 – EMBO signs cooperation agreement with Singapore
2009 – Professor Maria Leptin is appointed as the fifth Director of EMBO
2008EMBO Molecular Medicine launched
2008 – EMBO assumes responsibility for The EMBO Meeting and oversees its first meeting
2008 – EMBO signs cooperation agreement with South Africa
2007 – EMBO welcomes Hermann Bujard as new Director
2006Installation Grants scheme launched
2005 – First issue of the online journal Molecular Systems Biology
2001 – EMBO moves from EMBL offices to its present building on EMBL campus
2000EMBO reports launched
2000Young Investigator Programme comes into being
1996EMBO lectures and EMBO Members Meeting established
1996EMBO Fellows network started
1996 – Science & Society activities initiated
1994 – Frank Gannon appointed Executive Director of EMBO
1986EMBO Gold Medal launched
1982The EMBO Journal launched
1976 – EMBO publishes statement on recombinant DNA technology
1974 – Foundation of EMBL and appointment of its first Director General, Sir John Kendrew
1973 – John Tooze appointed Executive Secretary of EMBO
1969 – The European Molecular Biology Conference established
1966 – Funding for nine long-term and two short-term fellowships and the first three practical courses is secured with the support of the Volkswagen Stiftung
1965 – Raymond Appleyard appointed first Executive Secretary of EMBO
1964 – EMBO is incorporated as a non-profit organization. It appoints 200 members.