June 23, 2020

New approach for a biological programming language

In the Human Brain Project, Wolfgang Maass and his team investigate how taking inspiration from neural information processing in the brain could enable more efficient AI methods.

June 17, 2020

Paweł Świeboda becomes new Director General of the Human Brain Project

Paweł Świeboda has been appointed as the Human Brain Project’s new Director General. An accomplished expert on EU research issues, Mr Świeboda joins the HBP from the European Commission. He is taking over the role of Director General from Prof. Andreas Mortensen of the Swiss Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). The appointment follows Mr Świeboda becoming founding CEO of EBRAINS in May.

May 29, 2020

Founding CEO of EBRAINS appointed

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.

May 26, 2020

Q&A with Ethics Rapporteurs: Neurorobotics

What ethical and societal questions scientists, engineers and developers in the Human Brain Project (HBP) encounter in their work? How do they deal with them? To shed some light on these questions we have a Q&A series with Ethics Rapporteurs. The rapporteur in this edition to answer our questions is Dr. Francesca Irene Cavallaro (Technical University of Munich, TUM, Germany) from the Sub-Project 10 Neurorobotics Platform.