The Blue Brain Project – technology and expertise available to fight COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented global emergency. With cases and deaths doubling every four days or less, delays cost lives. In these conditions, EPFL’s Blue Brain Project is offering its expertise and supercomputing resources, free of charge, to hospitals, COVID-19 researchers and decision-makers who can use them. We are open to proposals from anywhere in the world.
What we offer
The Blue Brain Project builds computational models of the brain and we are offering our human and technical resources to help you in your research and decision-making. We offer:
- Special expertise in parallel computing, knowledge engineering, deep learning, data visualization
- World class super-computing capabilities (e.g. for epidemiological modeling, drug and vaccine-related research etc.) including petascale secure storage for large datasets
- Facilities to train large deep-learning models
- Knowledge-sharing tools
- Expert technical support
Who can get help
We are making our resources available free-of charge to anyone fighting COVID-19 anywhere in the world. That includes decision-makers, epidemiologists, hospitals and clinicians, clinical researchers, pharmacological researchers, vaccine developers and others.
If you think you can use our resources, contact us now.
(EPFL will not claim any IP on your work with our resources).
How to get access
Write a short email (maximum one page) to [email protected] and explain who you are, what you need, and how you think we can help. Give us your phone number or Skype contact. We will get back to you as soon as possible. We reserve the right to support only the most promising proposals.
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