Sept. 14, 2020

Calls for Expression of Interest for SGA3

UPDATE 14/09/2020: The Human Brain Project announced that the submission deadlines for the SGA3 Calls for Expression of Interest have been extended. The pre-proposal submission deadline has been postponed to 30 September 2020 17:00 Brussels time. The proposal submission deadline has been postponed to 23 October 2020 17:00 Brussels time.

The Human Brain Project (HBP) launches four Calls for Expression of Interest (CEoIs) for new projects to directly contribute to the development of the EBRAINS Research Infrastructure, and increase the scope of its application in terms of innovation, neuroscience and clinical research.

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The following four Calls for Expression of Interest (CEoI) are open now:

Brain Atlas and simulation engine adapter construction

A Call for Expression of Interest (CEoI) for experts in computer engineering and software development interested in contributing to the building of one of the largest computational infrastructures in Europe dedicated to neuroscience.

Budget: EUR 450,000 Direct Costs (plus 25% Indirect Costs). One proposal will be selected.

The pre-proposal submission deadline has been postponed to 30 September 2020 17:00 Brussels time. The proposal submission deadline has been postponed to 23 October 2020 17:00 Brussels time.

Application of functional architectures supporting advanced cognitive functions to address AI problems of industrial relevance

A Call for Expression of Interest (CEoI) for organisations interested in the application of functional architectures to address AI and automation problems of industrial and commercial relevance, with special emphasis on vision.

Budget: EUR 1,000,000 Direct Costs. Maximum funding per proposal: EUR 500,000 (plus 25% Indirect Costs). Two proposals will be selected.

The pre-proposal submission deadline has been postponed to 30 September 2020 17:00 Brussels time. The proposal submission deadline has been postponed to 23 October 2020 17:00 Brussels time.

High-level neuro-symbolic processing for guidance of goal-directed behaviour

A Call for Expression of Interest (CEoI) for cognitive neuroscientists, researchers in learning theory, Artificial Intelligence, and neurorobotics interested in developing neural network models of working memory and selective attention for temporary information processing and guidance of goal-directed behaviour.

Budget: EUR 450,000 Direct Costs (plus 25% Indirect Costs). One proposal will be selected.

The pre-proposal submission deadline has been postponed to 30 September 2020 17:00 Brussels time. The proposal submission deadline has been postponed to 23 October 2020 17:00 Brussels time.

Engagement of Industry, SMEs and start-ups

A Call for Expression of Interest (CEoI) for companies, most notably SMEs and technology-based start-ups, operating in the field of digital neurosciences interested in the development of tools and services for the shared EBRAINS digital brain Research Infrastructure (RI).

Budget: EUR 1,000,000 Direct Costs. Maximum funding per proposal: EUR 250,000 (plus 25% Indirect Costs). Four proposals will be selected.

The pre-proposal submission deadline has been postponed to 30 September 2020 17:00 Brussels time. The proposal submission deadline has been postponed to 23 October 2020 17:00 Brussels time.

More information:

For more information, please visit https://opencalls.humanbrainproject.eu/all_calls

For questions, please contact info@opencalls.humanbrainproject.eu