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  • The publication Discover EBRAINS introduces the powerful EBRAINS research infrastructure to the world.

  • EBRAINS' ambition is to enable a new era in brain research, which is why we are proud to sponsor this important panel on the future of European research and innovation.

  • The EBRAINS infrastructure for neuroscience has officially submitted an application for inclusion in the ESFRI Roadmap 2021. EBRAINS offers researchers a comprehensive package of powerful tools, facilities and resources that have been jointly developed by scientists and engineers in the Human Brain Project, a ten-year European Flagship project running until 2023. ESFRI, the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures, plays a central role in establishing shared infrastructures for Science in Europe and helps guide decisions in research policy. The application of EBRAINS to the ESFRI Roadmap is supported by a ten-country strong coalition, led by France as Lead Country. Additional backing is provided in over 90 letters of support from European scientific institutions, medical associations and industry.

  • The next edition of Brain Matters, 'Brain Inspired Technology and Architectures' will take place on the 10th of December 2020 at 16:00 CET, and feature Steve Furber (University of Manchester), Rainer Goebel (Maastricht University) and Christopher Summerfield (University of Oxford).

  • "Julich-Brain" is the name of the first 3D-atlas of the human brain that reflects the variability of the brain’s structure with microscopic resolution.

  • Science and Technology

    Optimizing neural networks on a brain-inspired computer

    22 July 2020

    Neural networks in both biological settings and artificial intelligence distribute computation across their neurons to solve complex tasks. New research now shows how so-called “critical states” can be used to optimize artificial neural networks running on brain-inspired neuromorphic hardware.

  • Press Release

    Founding CEO of EBRAINS appointed

    29 May 2020

    Brussels, May 29, 2020 - The EBRAINS shared Research Infrastructure for brain research is pleased to announce a significant step forward with the appointment of its founding CEO Paweł Świeboda. The EBRAINS digital brain research infrastructure is a key outcome of the European Commission’s Flagship 10-year research initiative Human Brain Project. The newly formed EBRAINS AISBL is based in Brussels, Belgium.

  • EBRAINS services join the list of recommended repositories for neuroscience data.

  • Science and Technology

    Dendrite Activity May Boost Brain Processing Power

    11 February 2020

    Single human neurons may be much more powerful computational devices than once thought, according to a new study that identifies previously unknown electrical activity in neural dendrites.

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