International Brain Initiative: An Innovative Framework for Coordinated Global Brain Research Efforts

Neuron. 2020 Jan 22;105(2):212-216. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2020.01.002.


The International Brain Initiative (IBI) has been established to coordinate efforts across existing and emerging national and regional brain initiatives. This NeuroView describes how to be involved and the new opportunities for global collaboration that are emerging between scientists, scientific societies, funders, industry, government, and society.

Keywords: brain research; collaboration; data sharing; impact; neuroethics; neuroscience; neuroscience communication; neuroscience funding; neuroscience research training; neuroscience stakeholders; neuroscience tools; neurotechnology.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Biomedical Research / organization & administration*
  • Brain*
  • Humans
  • Internationality*
  • Intersectoral Collaboration*
  • Neurosciences / organization & administration*