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  1. Follow live info day on 'Horizon 2020 Health, demographic change and wellbeing', Friday 22 November

    22/11/2013 Share this The new Framework Programme for Research and Innovation- Horizon 2020- and its first annual Work Programme will be adopted on 11th December 2013. The first call for proposals (first funding round) will be published at the same time. ...

    Newsroom Editor - 08/09/2014 - 12:56

  2. Preparing the next steps of the Human Brain Project

    Core ingredients for the Human Brain Project (HBP): openness, inclusive collaboration and good governance.   Independent experts have now completed their evaluation of the HBP's proposal for a Framework Partnership Agreement (FPA). The experts found ...

    Robert Madelin - 07/08/2015 - 16:15

  3. Human Brain Project at its first buoy!

    Human Brain Project: first assessment, recommendations and challenges ahead. The Commission held the first annual review meeting of the Human Brain Project (HBP) assisted by 19 independent experts, last week, in Brussels. As announced back in September 20 ...

    Thierry Van Der Pyl - 07/08/2015 - 16:13

  4. IM-CLeVeR: Towards Intelligent Humanoids

    This EU funded project came up with new ways through which robots can autonomously acquire an increasingly large amount of knowledge and skills This is a guest blog post written by Gianluca Baldassarre, IM-CLeVeR project coordinator The EU funded project ...

    Gianluca Baldassarre - 31/08/2015 - 10:03

  5. EU grants €3 Million to better predict and diagnose memory disorders

    12/03/2014 This week, a consortium of leading research institutions across Europe announced the PredictND project: an EU-funded research collaboration aimed at developing and validating new procedures for earlier diagnosis of memory disorders. This benefi ...

    Newsroom Editor - 08/09/2014 - 14:03

  6. Global competition in exoskeleton research: the winner is the entire human kind!

    World football championship involves millions of supporters around the world, but we need to wait July to see which will be the winning team of the Rivet Cup. Meanwhile someone else has already won a more important competition against their disability: th ...

    Marco Marsella - 02/04/2015 - 12:00

  7. No single roadmap for understanding the human brain

    - The European Commission has received an open letter from a number of scientists expressing concerns about the EU's Human Brain Project, its scope and governance. As a public research funding agency, we take all such signals seriously. We welcome deb ...

    Robert Madelin - 07/08/2015 - 16:19 - 3 comments

  8. BrainAble- Connecting the disabled to their physical and social world

    Brain Neural Computer Interface (BNCI) is a novel method of interacting with IT systems, bringing new possibilities to severely impaired people as our fiction character, Veronika. In effect, it is a direct communication pathway between brain and external ...

    Maria Sánchez - 02/07/2015 - 10:01

  9. New applications through revolutionary BNCI technologies

    BNCI- Brain-Neural-Computer-Interaction- investigates how brain activity can be recorded and used to interact with an electronic device. BNCI uses, for instance, direct electroencephalography (EEG) in combination with information from sensors that capture ...

    Juliette Legros - 10/06/2015 - 16:04