Bernstein Groups for Computational Neuroscience (BGCN)
The BMBF has extended the National Computational Neuroscience Network in Germany by the funding measure “Bernstein Partners”. In this measure, 11 "Bernstein Collaborations for Computational Neuroscience" and 5 "Bernstein Groups for Computational Neuroscience" were funded. The funding volume is 12.5 million Euro, distributed over the years 2007 to 2011 (groups: 5 million Euro; collaborations: 7.5 million Euro).
“Bernstein Groups” are new local structural elements which extend the range of research methods applied at the Bernstein Centers. The Bernstein Groups will contribute towards the long-term establishment of this research field in regions without Bernstein Centers. The field of research within a Bernstein Group is more strictly focused than that of a Bernstein Center, but more complex than that of a Bernstein collaboration.
Funded Bernstein Groups: