The aim of the seminar is to explore the related social and ethical issues of dual use, and to explore how these issues may relate to the EU Flagship Human Brain Project and also to other Brain initiatives in the world.

This seminar is a joint collaboration between the Danish Board of Technology Foundation, and the Human Brain Project Foresight Lab at King’s College London, both members of the sub-project "Ethics and Society" of the HBP, and of the European Institute for Theoretical Neuroscience (EITN) as part of the HBP sub-project "Theoretical Neuroscience".