February 12, 2009 New webpage for the AHRC funded research project at the University of Durham entitled The New Ontology of the Mental Causation Debate being led by Dr. S. C. Gibb and Prof. E. J. Lowe.
March 15, 2007 The Department of Medical Informatics, University Hospital Freiburg joins ECOR.
February 22, 2007 In November 2007 Mathias Brochhausen co-organizes the 1st International Workshop on Ontologies and Information Systems for the Semantic Web (ONISW 2007) at the 26th Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER 2007) together with Martin Doerr and Han Hyoil.
December 1, 2006 Mathias Brochhausen succeeds Nicola Guarino as Executive Director of ECOR.
March 1, 2006 Nicola Guarino replaced Werner Ceusters as Executive Director of ECOR. Ceusters has moved to SUNY at Buffalo, NY. He is now member of the Advisory Board of ECOR.
November 7th, 2005 The Bremen Ontology Group, an ECOR member, has an open position for an ontologist.
October 21, 2005 Barry Smith was nominated member of the Organising Committee and Werner Ceusters of the Programme Committee of the Third International Workshop on PHILOSOPHY AND INFORMATICS (WSPI 2006), May 3-4, 2006, Saarbrücken (Germany).
October 18, 2005 Werner Ceusters will participate as observer for ECOR in the NCOR Planning Meeting (October 27, 2005) which is one of the many meetings taking place around the Inaugural Event of the USA-based National Center for Ontological Research.
October 18, 2005 Werner Ceusters and Barry Smith joined the Programme Committee for FOIS-2006.
October 13, 2005 ECOR participates in two newly approved projects: Q-Rec in Europe, and cBIO in the United States.
July 7th, 2005 Werner Ceusters was nominated member of the Programme Committee for the ISWC Workshop Semantic Web Case Studies and Best Practices for eBusiness as part of SWCASE05.
June 21, 2005 ECOR will hold its inaugural meeting on July 27-28, 2005. The first day is open to all participants. Registration is required but attendance is free. The second day is reserved for members and partners of ECOR only.
May 19, 2005 Werner Ceusters was nominated Chair of the Healthcare & Life Sciences Chapter of the KnowledgeWeb Ontology Outreach Advisory.
February 05, 2005 ECOR welcomes the Austrian Centre for Ontological Research as a new member.

ACOR is a scientific centre established to improve the communication among philosophers working in ontology in Austria and other countries in Central Europe.
January 28, 2005 Werner Ceusters was selected to lead the Innomed (European Platform on Innovative Medicines) working group on Logical data layer and Knowledge Representations.
December 16, 2004 Comments on the Eurorec 2004 Ontology Workshop sollicited.

Participants to the Eurorec 2004 Satellite Conference on Ontology Interoperability of patient records and biomedical informatics are welcome to provide input to a follow-up document.
November 29, 2004 The Human-Computer Studies Laboratory of the Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA) becomes an ECOR partner.

The Human-Computer Studies Lab (HCS), formally known as SWI, has a long tradition in modeling and knowledge representation which started in the European projects KADS and CommonKADS creating a methodology for the development of knowledge based systems.
November 23, 2004 The Geneva Centre for Ontology joins ECOR.

The Centre for Ontology of Geneva, created by the concerted actions of persons involved in three different disciplines, but with a common understanding on the need to promote the development of better ontologies on sound formal bases, becomes member of ECOR.
September 21, 2004 Werner Ceusters was selected as member of the Programme Committee of the Dutch-Flemish Research Programme for Dutch Language and Speech Technology (STEVIN).

In order to stimulate the technology sector so as to increase its innovative power, and in order to improve or at least secure the position of the Dutch language in the modern information and communication society, the Nederlandse Taalunie launches the Dutch-Flemish Language and Speech Technology Programme STEVIN. The programme will run for 5 years. ()
August 08, 2004 ECOR's Member IFOMIS moves to Saarbrücken

The Institute for Formal Ontology and Medical Information Science (IFOMIS) was founded in April 2002 as part of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Leipzig utilizing a grant of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. As from September 01, 2004, IFOMIS will be based in Saarbrücken.