The Human Brain Project The Human Brain Project

The Human Brain Project (HBP) is a European Commission Future and Emerging Technologies Flagship. The HBP aims to put in place a cutting-edge, ICT-based scientific Research Infrastructure for brain research, cognitive neuroscience and brain-inspired computing. The Project promotes collaboration across the globe, and is committed to driving forward European industry. 

For general information about the Human Brain Project visit the main project website

Objectives of the HBP Education Programme Objectives of the HBP Education Programme

Objective 1: Provide young European scientists with transdisciplinary knowledge and skills

Objective 2: Connect young researchers within the HBP and beyond

Objective 3: Build awareness of the project's work and results

The HBP Education Programme is an interdisciplinary teaching programme offering innovative training formats for young researchers working in and between the fields of neuroscience, ICT, and medicine. The programme especially targets advanced master students, PhD students and early postdoctoral researchers from within and outside the HBP. To address individual needs, the events are carried out at various different levels.

HBP Education Programme Committee HBP Education Programme Committee

The HBP Education Programme Committee acts as an advisory board and consists of the following members:

Egidio D'Angelo (Università de Pavia, Italy)
Paolo del Guidice (Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy)
Markus Diesmann (FZ Jülich, Germany)
Simon Eickhoff (Heinrich Heine Universität Düsseldorf, Germany)
Gaute Einevoll (Universitetet for Miljo-og Biovitenskap, Norway)
Sonja Grün (FZ Jülich, Germany)
Jeanette Hellgren-Kotaleski (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)
Mira Marcus-Kalish (Tel Aviv University, Israel)
Abdul Mohammed (Karolinska Institutet/Linnaeus University, Sweden) 
David Lester (The University of Manchester, UK)
Francesco Pavone (Laboratorio Europeo per la Spettroscopia Non-lineare, Italy)
Alberto Redolfi (Fatebenefratelli, Italy)
Eduardo Ros (Universidad de Granada, Spain)
Maria-Ribera Sancho (Barcelona Supercomputing Centre, Spain)
Andrea Santuy (Deputy Student Representative - Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)
Alois Saria (HBP Education Programme Director - Medical University Innsbruck, Austria)
Nikola Simidjievski (Student Representative - Institut Jozef Stefan, Slovenia)