China Brain Project

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China Brain Project
Type of projectScientific Research
OwnerChinese Academy of Sciences
Established2016 (2016)

The China Brain Project is a 15-year project, approved by the Chinese National People's Congress in March 2016, targeted at research into the neural basis of cognitive function,[1] with additional goals of improving diagnosis and prevention of brain diseases,[2] and driving information technology and artificial intelligence projects that are inspired by the brain.[3][1]

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  1. ^ a b "Primate labs give us an edge, says China's brain project chief".
  2. ^ "China Brain Project to Launch Soon, Aiming to Develop Effective Tools for Early Diagnosis of Brain Diseases---Chinese Academy of Sciences". Retrieved 2016-11-25.
  3. ^ Poo, Mu-ming; Du, Jiu-lin; Ip, Nancy Y; Xiong, Zhi-Qi; Xu, Bo and Tan, Tieniu (2016), ‘China Brain Project: Basic Neuroscience, Brain Diseases, and Brain-Inspired Computing’, Neuron, 92 (3), 591-96.