Francis Crick, the co-discoverer of the DNA double helix, defined consciousness as the greatest unsolved problem in biology. The first major international conference of the Human Brain Project, held recently in Barcelona, has focused on the challenges and advances in its study. Jesús Méndez, of the scientific news agecy SINC, spoke with the local organiser of the conference, Mavi Sánchez Vives.
In early July the HBP Education Programme organised the first four face-to-face workshops from the 2nd HBP Curriculum Workshop Series in Berlin, Germany.
The performance and exciting potential of the HBP's brain-inspired, SpiNNaker neuromorphic computer takes us one step closer to simulating brain neural networks in real-time.
15-18 October 2018, MECC, Maastricht, Netherlands
Early bird registration deadline: 6 August 2018
More than 30 grants available, from a budget of approximately € 50,000, until the end of 2019 to foster strategic alliances between the European scientific community of neuroscience and neurocomputation.