The Virtual Brain

  • BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: Horizon 2020 supports VirtualBrainCloud project

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    The Virtual Brain was successful in a recent Research and Innovation Call of the European Commission Horizon2020 program with the topic “Exploiting the full potential of in-silico medicine research for personalized diagnostics and therapies in cloud-based environments”.The newly formed VirtualBrainCloud consortium led by Prof. Ritter at Charité Berlin and Berlin Institute of Health comprises 17 European partners and is funded with mill€15. The main goal is to create a cloud-based brain simulation platform that integrates data from many centers and in the future can serve as clinical decision engine for patients with neurodegenerative disease. The consortium took up work in December 2018; the kick-off event for the VirtualBrainCloud took place on January 25th at Charité Univeristätsmedizin Berlin

    VirtualBrainCloud consortium:

    University Medicine -- Petra Ritter
    University Aix-Marseille -- Viktor Jirsa
    Fraunhofer SCAI -- Martin Hofmann-Apitius
    University of Oxford -- Simon Lovestone, Alejo Nevado-Holgad
    Forschungszentrum Jülich -- Simon Eickhoff, Thomas Lippert
    Brain and Spine Institute -- Jean-Christophe Corvol, Stanley Durrleman
    Inria -- Bertrand Thirion
    Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia -- Paul Verschure
    University Helsinki -- Matias & Satu Palva
    University of Genoa -- Gabriele Arnulfo
    Complutense University of Madrid -- Fernando Maestu
    Codebox -- Jochen Mersmann
    Codemart -- Lia Domide
    Eodyne -- Pedro Omedas
    University Vienna -- Nikolaus Forgó
    Tp21 -- Petra Zalud
    Alzheimer Europe -- Jean Georges