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A SYnaptically connected brain-silicon Neural Closed-loop Hybrid system

Project description

A brain–computer interface for the treatment of neurological diseases

Neurological diseases such as Parkinson’s and dementia are associated with dysfunction of brain networks. The EU-funded SYNCH project proposes the development of a hybrid brain implantable device that offers the possibility to restore connectivity and improve neural information processing. The technology behind this innovative approach integrates an artificial network of electronic neurons on silicon chips into the biological network of neurons in the brain. This is achieved through a neural interface which is implanted in the brain and enables the communication between the biological and artificial neurons. The project is expected to revolutionise the treatment of neurological disorders.

Call for proposal

H2020-FETPROACT-2018-2020

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Sub call

H2020-FETPROACT-2018-01

Coordinator

UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI PADOVA
Net EU contribution
€ 370 500,00
Address
Via 8 Febbraio 2
35122 Padova
Italy

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Region
Nord-Est Veneto Padova
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 370 500,00

Participants (7)

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 711 716,25
Address
Highfield
SO17 1BJ Southampton

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Region
South East (England) Hampshire and Isle of Wight Southampton
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 711 716,25
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET DRESDEN
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 781 312,50
Address
Helmholtzstrasse 10
01069 Dresden

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Region
Sachsen Dresden Dresden, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 781 312,50
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET GRAZ
Austria
Net EU contribution
€ 582 785,00
Address
Rechbauerstrasse 12
8010 Graz

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Region
Südösterreich Steiermark Graz
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 582 785,00
BAR ILAN UNIVERSITY
Israel
Net EU contribution
€ 721 250,00
Address
Bar Ilan University Campus
52900 Ramat Gan

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 721 250,00
SYNSENSE AG
Switzerland
Net EU contribution
€ 609 174,00
Address
Thurgauerstrasse 40
8050 Zurich

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Zürich Zürich
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 609 174,00
ARC INSTRUMENTS LTD
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 220 000,00
Address
75 Sirocco 33 Channel Way Ocean Village
SO14 3JF Southampton

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
South East (England) Hampshire and Isle of Wight Southampton
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 220 000,00
ENGINSOFT SPA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 152 875,00
Address
Via Della Stazione 27
38100 Trento

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Nord-Est Provincia Autonoma di Trento Trento
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 152 875,00