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Arbor neural network simulation library gets an update2 March 2022
Arbor v0.6 boasts a range of new features, improvements, and bug fixes.
Science and Technology
Brain tumor data now available on EBRAINS24 February 2022
A large brain tumor bank from the Medical University of Vienna has been digitized and added to the EBRAINS research infrastructure.
Science and Technology
Brain simulation as a cloud service21 February 2022
The mass adoption of cloud computing makes it a technological certainty across industries. Scientific research is no exception. EBRAINS now offers cloud services for brain simulation to its users.
How The Virtual Brain can help patients with epilepsy14 February 2022
To help celebrate International Epilepsy Day, we talked with neurologists and computational scientists Petra Ritter and Leon Stefanovski from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin about their work on The Virtual Brain (TVB) and how it can be used to locate the areas in a patient’s brain where epilepsy seizures emerge.
EBRA releases Mapping Report: investment in European brain research still vital10 February 2022
The EU-funded European Brain Research Area project has released its long-awaited European Research Inventory and Mapping Report, providing insight into the brain research activities funded at the European level within the EU framework programmes FP7 and Horizon 2020, as well as the funding initiatives of the EU Joint Programme – Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND), ERA-NET NEURON and the Human Brain Project.
UK Science Minister visits EBRAINS in Switzerland8 February 2022
On 7 February 2022, George Freeman MP, UK Minister for Science, Research and Innovation, visited the EBRAINS Swiss Branch in Geneva.
Towards a European Brain Initiative3 February 2022
On 28 January, the OECD’s New Approaches to Economic Challenges (NAEC) group, in a joint initiative with EBRAINS, the Coordinator of the Human Brain Project (HBP) and Research Infrastructure for the study of the brain, hosted an online discussion to articulate the vision and key elements of the future European brain research and brain health agenda. The meeting brought together representatives from the French EU Presidency, European Commission, World Health Organisation, scientific societies, patient organizations, health professionals, as well as leading brain researchers.
Aix-Marseille Université joins EBRAINS AISBL as associate member2 February 2022
EBRAINS is pleased to announce that Aix-Marseille Université (AMU) – the largest French-speaking university in the world – has joined the EBRAINS AISBL as an associate member.
EBRAINS-supported project selected for EIC Transition call for proposals1 February 2022
EBRAINS is proud to support the PHRASE project which has been selected for the first-ever European Innovation Council (EIC) Transition call for proposals. The project aims to deliver prognosis and intervention protocols for AI-based stroke rehabilitation.