Event announcement: Understanding the human brain

The European Parliament Office for Scientific and Technological Option Assessment (STOA) together with the European Commission and the Human Brain Project (HBP) are organising a workshop event on “Understanding the human brain – a new ERA of big neuroscience”. The event will be held at the European Parliament in Brussels on the 29 November 2016 from 14:30 to 17:00 and will be chaired by Evžen TOŠENOVSKÝ, Member of the European Parliament and STOA Vice-Chair. Key leading scientists will provide an overview of three major brain research initiatives that were launched over the last three years in the world: (i) the Japanese BRAIN/MINDS project, (ii) the US Brain Initiative, and (iii) the EU Human Brain Flagship project. It will be followed by a panel discussion. An exhibition of the EU HBP Flagship…


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