Brain connectivity challenges even supercomputing. Nerve fibres of the human visual cortex visualized by Polarized Light Imaging (left, Photo: Markus Axer) and Germany's fastest supercomputer JUWELS at Forschungszentrum Jülich. (right, Photo: Forschungszentrum Jülich/Sascha Kreklau).
Event Report

BrainComp 2022: Experts in neuroscience and computing discuss the digital transformation of neuroscience and benefits of collaborating

A new field of science has been emerging at the intersection of neuroscience and high-performance computing - this is the takeaway from the 2022 BrainComp conference, which took place in Cetraro, Italy from the 19th to the 22nd of September. The meeting, which featured international experts in brain mapping, machine learning, simulation, research infrastructures, neuro-derived hardware, neuroethics and more, strengthened the current collaborations in this emerging field and forged new ones.