Oct. 17, 2018

European Commissioner Mariya Gabriel at the HBP Summit

On 16 October the Human Brain Project had the honor of welcoming Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, in Maastricht to the first day of its annual meeting, the HBP Summit. In her welcoming message, the Commissioner stressed the importance of strengthening the economy by pushing AI, High Performance Computing and digital skills in European research and expressed her strong support for the HBP’s work.

Oct. 15, 2018

HBP Open Day 2018 – the Flagship at the halfway mark

Today the European Flagship Human Brain Project held its annual Open Day with record visitor numbers in Maastricht. After opening keynotes by speakers Dick Swaab and Jeff Hawkins, this year´s host Rainer Goebel, a neuroimaging expert and Professor of Cognitive Science at Maastricht University, welcomed the many guests and fellow HBP members to an exciting and fascinating day of science.

Oct. 15, 2018

The HBP and Global Neuroethics

In a joint paper in the October issue of the journal Neuron, researchers from the large global brain initiatives, including the HBP, discuss ethical considerations for neuroscientists throughout the world.