Gitte Moos Knudsen is the new chair of the Scientific Advisory Board for the Human Brain Project

Gitte Moos Knudsen has been appointed as chair of the Scientific Advisory Board for the European Flagship Programme The Human Brain Project (HBP). The HBP is funded by the European Commission Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT) under the Horizon 2020 framework, an EU Research and Innovation funding programme.

The HBP's total costs are estimated at EUR 1.019 billion, of which EUR 500 million will be provided by the European Commission, EUR 500 million by national, public and private organisations, and EUR 19 million by the Core Project Ramp-Up Phase Partners.