European Commission Signs 2nd Phase Contract for HBP

The European Commission and the Human Brain Project Coordinator, the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), have signed the first Specific Grant Agreement (SGA1), releasing EUR 89 million in funding retroactively from 1st April 2016 until the end of March 2018.

The signature of SGA1 means that the HBP and the European Commision have agreed on the HBP Work Plan for this two year period.

The SGA1 work plan will move the Project closer to achieving its aim of establishing a cutting-edge, ICT-based scientific Research Infrastructure for brain research, cognitive neuroscience and brain-inspired computing.

For more information, read the Press Release.