The Virtual Brain

  • Viktor Jirsa and the Virtual Epileptic Patient (VEP) team win Human Brain Project Innovation Award

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    • TVB HBP Innovation Award 2021 Cover

    In January 2021, the Human Brain Project has launched the HBP Innovation Awards to recognize project researchers in their role of “innovators”. The awards will give internal and external visibility to their efforts towards the exploitation of their research results.

    The first Innovatio

  • Collaboration: The Virtual Brain Cloud, EBRAINS and AI-MIND

    The Virtual Brain Cloud, EBRAINS and AI-MIND have formed a key strategic collaboration towards AI revolution in brain health care.

    Find out more here.

  • New Release: TVB version 2.3

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    This release brings over 20 improvements including bug fixes and dependencies upgrades. It's available for download for all supported platforms!

    Head over to our download page and get your update now!

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    • Start support for BIDS data: new button on
  • CNS*2021 Workshop

    At CNS*2021 we will be holding a workshop on "Training resources for cross initiative data-driven modeling workflows".

    Prof Petra Ritter will introduce training resources for The Virtual Brain.

    July 6 at 10-13:30 EDT / 16-19:30 CEST.

    Registration here

  • 6th TVB-EBRAINS Integrated Workflows Workshop

    TVB-EBRAINS Integrated Workflows - 6th Virtual Workshop will be held on September 3rd from 1200 to 1500 CEST.

    The purpose of this Workshop Series is to discuss existing interfaces and workflows of TVB in ERRAINS that have been developed in SGA2 and those under development or being planned for SGA3.

    The agenda is still forthcoming, however amongst other topics, we will discuss the [BIDS

  • European Institute for Theoretical Neuroscience (EITN) Workshop

    Learn about TVB-integrated workflows in upcoming European Institute for Theoretical Neuroscience (EITN) workshop Computational Neuroscience in EBRAINS on June 10th.

    Register [here](https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0vd-CoqzkoHNTvv9UhOQ0

  • EBRAINS TVB Facility Hub

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    • TVB-Fac-Hub

      TVB Facility Hub on EBRAINS

    The Virtual Brain Facility Hub at Aix-Marseille University will provide expert support for activities linked to the use of The Virtual Brain. The Hub aims to increase the capacity of neuroscientists to use ICT tools, such as TVB and EBRAINS, in order to advance scientific knowledge and facilitate the translation of research into clinical applications. To find out more, [Click Here](https://www.hu

  • TVB-EBRAINS Integrated Workflows - 5th Virtual Workshop

    TVB-EBRAINS Integrated Workflows - 5th Virtual Workshop will be held on June 4th, 1300 to 1500 CET.

    The purpose of this Workshop Series is to discuss existing interfaces and workflows of TVB in ERRAINS that have been developed in SGA2 and those under development or being planned forSGA3.

    More info [here](https://www.brainsimulation.org/bsw/zwei/events/single/7021-tvb-ebrains-integrate

  • BIG new release: The Virtual Brain version 2.2

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    • TVB v2 blog illustration

    Our scientists and developers are very proud to announce the next generation of The Virtual Brain: version 2.2! Many core parts of the software have been rewritten to make it faster, cleaner, shorter, much more powerful and just overall nicer!

    First thing: upgrade existing installations from v1.5.8

    TVB 2.2 has a new storage architecture underneath. Your data will be migrated automatic

  • McGill Summer School: The Virtual Brain lecture and workshop

    Learn to use The Virtual Brain: Lectures with subsequent hands on session at the McGill Summer School in Nonlinear Dynamics for the Life Sciences with Applications to Neuroscience and Psychology.

    Registration is open!

    Find out more here

  • TVB-EBRAINS Integrated Workflows - 4th Virtual Workshop

    TVB-EBRAINS Integrated Workflows - 4th Virtual Workshop will be held on March 12th at 9am to 15:00 CET.

    The purpose of this workshop series is to discuss interfaces and workflows of The Virtual Brain (TVB) in the EU Flagship’s Research Infrastructure EBRAINS.

    Registration is now closed.

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  • BIDS Extension Proposal: Computational Model Specifications - Contributions Welcome!

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    Brain Imaging Data Structure [BIDS] is a community effort to define standards in data / metadata. Please contribute to this proposal which extends the original specification to further integrate different kinds of data, such as imaging methods we use for brain visualisation and simulation.

    You can find the draft document here, and all are welcome to add suggestions to this draft: [BIDS extensi

  • 5th HBP Student Conference on Interdisciplinary Brain Research

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    We are pleased to announce the 5th HBP Student Conference on Interdisciplinary Brain Research.

    Don't miss the keynote lecture by Petra Ritter on February 1st and the Virtual Brain Cloud Workshop on February 2nd.

  • TVB EduPack offers video lectures with step-by-step instructions for using The Virtual Brain

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    For several years, a growing number of video lectures on using The Virtual Brain software have been posted on various websites and YouTube playlists. We've collected the best ones, added annotations, linked them with publications and notebooks and bundled them all into the TVB EduPack!

    Our new NewsWire section starts with [46 hand-picked TVB EduCases](/tvb/zwei/newswire-educase "Visit

  • New Alpha Release: TVB version 2.1a1

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    The Virtual Brain is gearing up towards a big new release in summer 2021! Core parts of the software have been completely rewritten to enable easier usage for scripting users, make room for exciting new features and be much, much faster!

    Today we're offering an Alpha release of TVB 2.1a1 for direct download & testing:

    • Download for Windows (1 GB)
    • Download for macOS (750 MB)*