Free press releases distribution network?

Agency / Source: Imec

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article
This article was published free of charge. Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!



Imec, VIB and K.U.Leuven Join Forces in Pioneering Brain Research At NERF and in the Human Brain Project - Official opening of the NERF (Neuro-Electronics Research Flanders) labs and launch of the European ‘Human Brain Project’
Imec, VIB and K.U.Leuven Join Forces in Pioneering Brain Research At NERF and in the Human Brain Project

 

PRTODAY - Newswire & PRZOOM/ - Leuven, Belgium, 05/16/2011 - Official opening of the NERF (Neuro-Electronics Research Flanders) labs and launch of the European ‘Human Brain Project’.

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Elections/Political Campaign Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Flanders' ambitious brain research that may lead to better diagnosis and treatment of brain disease, new prosthesis technologies for patients with a disability, a new generation of more intelligent robots, etc. switches into higher gear. In the presence of Ingrid Lieten, Flemish Minister of Innovation, Public Procurement, the Media and Combatting Poverty, imec, VIB and K.U.Leuven officially inaugurated the NERF (Neuro-Electronics Research Flanders) labs on the Imec campus in Leuven. The Human Brain Project was also launched on this occasion, one of the projects on the shortlist of the prestigious European Flagship Programme. Through NERF and the participation of Flanders' research institutes in the Human Brain Project, Flanders shows that it is putting progressive brain research high on its research agenda.

NERF is a research initiative supported by imec, VIB and K.U.Leuven and funded by the Flemish government. In NERF, these three Flemish centres of expertise are pooling their knowledge in various research disciplines: nanoelectronics, biotechnology and neurology with a view to achieving breakthroughs in unravellling the workings of the brain.

The NERF labs, which were opened officially today, offer a unique combination of state-of-the-art nanoelectronics research instruments and tools for biotechnological and neurological research. This unique NERF infrastructure and the extensive multidisciplinary knowledge present in Flanders are acknowledged worldwide. NERF attracts international top researchers to conduct trail-blazing long-term research into the workings of the brain.

NERF will also contribute to the prestigious Human Brain Project, one of the six projects on the shortlist of the European Flagship Programme which will get off the ground next year. Of the projects on the shortlist, two will be selected which as a Flagship project will receive significant European and national support for a period of ten years. The aim of the Human Brain Project, led by the Swiss EPFL, is to bring together in huge databanks everything we know and all we can learn about the workings of brain molecules, cells and connections. This will serve as a basis for making biologically extremely accurate and detailed simulations of the entire human brain with the aid of informatics, modelling and supercomputing.

About imec
Imec performs world-leading research in nanoelectronics. Imec leverages its scientific knowledge with the innovative power of its global partnerships in ICT, healthcare and energy. Imec delivers industry-relevant technology solutions. In a unique high-tech environment, its international top talent is committed to providing the building blocks for a better life in a sustainable society. Imec (imec.be) is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium, and has offices in Belgium, the Netherlands, Taiwan, US, China and Japan. Its staff of about 1,900 people includes more than 500 industrial residents and guest researchers. In 2010, imec's revenue (P&L) was 285 million euro.

Imec is a registered trademark for the activities of IMEC International (a legal entity set up under Belgian law as a "stichting van openbaar nut”), imec Belgium (IMEC vzw supported by the Flemish Government), imec the Netherlands (Stichting IMEC Nederland, part of Holst Centre which is supported by the Dutch Government), imec Taiwan (IMEC Taiwan Co.) and imec China (IMEC Microelectronics (Shangai) Co. Ltd.).

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Elections/Political Campaign Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Agency / Source: Imec

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick PRTODAY - Newswire Distribution Service Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+] [Content made possible by PRZOOM / PRTODAY indexing services]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Elections/Political Campaign articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Imec, VIB and K.U.Leuven Join Forces in Pioneering Brain Research At NERF and in the Human Brain Project

Non-featured company website links are shown on a random basis
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name PRTODAY - Newswire Distribution Service and LINK as the source.
 
  For more information, please visit:
Links are available on a random basis for non premium members
Imec |
Contact: Hanne Degans - imec.be 
+32 16 281 769 hanne.degans[.]imec.be
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.

Elections/Political Campaign via RSS
AddThis press release: Imec, VIB and K.U.Leuven Join Forces in Pioneering Brain Research At NERF and in the Human Brain ProjectAdd Elections/Political Campaign News to My MSNAdd Elections/Political Campaign News to My Yahoo!Add NewswireToday Elections/Political Campaign Press Release Headline News to Your Google homepage or Google ReaderAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner

This article was published free of charge. Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!




Read More Articles From Imec / Company Profile



Read Elections/Political Campaign Most Recent Related Press Releases:

Bitdefender Labs Launches Election Security Central to Track Cybersecurity and Information Warfare on Voters
VotRite Unveils New Interactive Voting Kiosks - Bringing Electoral Process to Public Locales
African EduWeek Showcases Latest Classroom Technology and Offers Workshops on the Expo Floor
Spectris to Acquire Microcal
Business and Research Collaboration Focuses on Reliability of Vehicle Safety Functions
Rambus Receives Federal Circuit Decision in Patent Reexamination
Entrepreneur John Delaney Announces Congressional Candidacy for Maryland’s Sixth District
National Instruments Expands High-Density Switching Capabilities for PXI
New Fiber Optic ST Duplex A/B Switch Features Dual Wavelength, Remote Serial Control & GUI
Contra Costa Special Election Results Hosted Online by SOE Software Election Night Results Software

Reserve This Permanent SPACE

Your LOGO permanently HERE on PRTODAY - Newswire Distribution Service most visited Page start at $295 per month

 
Sponsored Links


Visit  JobsWare.com

Visit  NAKIVO, Inc.

Visit  RightITnow, Inc.





Find business coaching, life coaching, executive coaching and corporate coaching, best selling coaching books, ...



 
  ©2014 PRTODAY — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About PRTODAY | Advertise | Contact | Investors | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts blogsIt younews.me newswiredistribution ezine younews.asia bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report news market search pr firms pr agencies business reports newswire today distri- bution investor relation successful internet entrepreneur free newswire distribution prtoday freenewswiredistribution.com asianewstoday bizwiretoday newswire pr today
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)