The Human Brain Project to revolutionize our knowledge of the brain

10/07/2013 - 00:00

A 10-year, billion pound neuroscience project which aims to revolutionise our understanding of the human brain has begun.  Scientists from 135 institutions, mostly in Europe, are participating in the The Human Brain Project (HBP).  Co-funded by the EU, it aims to develop the technology needed to create a computer simulation of the brain.