AI-Mind, an EU-funded H2020 project on screening brain connectivity and dementia risk estimation in people affected by Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI), will open the door to extending the ‘dementia-free’ period by offering proper diagnosis and early intervention possibilities. Over 5 years, AI-Mind will develop two artificial intelligence-based digital tools that will identify dysfunctional brain networks and will assess dementia risk. The AI-Mind consortium comprises medical experts and opinion leaders on dementia, international experts in brain signal analysis and computer science, SMEs and academic spin-off companies, patient and professional stakeholders and health technology assessment experts.
After a long preparation period, the AI-Mind project had its official start in March 2021 and will run for five years until the spring of 2026. The consortium had its kick-off meeting on 11 March with all 15 partners and over 45 colleagues gathered online.
AI-Mind in media
The project had broad news’ coverage, both nationally and in European press. 11 February, NRK dedicated some minutes on AI-Mind during Dagsrevyen, followed by an article in nrk.no on the impact of early identification of dementia risk. Read the article her: Ny teknologi skal avdekke demens. Other selected media coverage: EU Cordis and Alzheimer Europe March 2021 Newsletter.
AI-Mind on web and social media
We also launched several communication platforms for the project. The AI-Mind website, www.ai-mind.eu , will be used to communicate the project’s results and ongoing work. The project is also on social media: Twitter – Instagram – LinkedIn – Facebook.
Expanding the AI-Mind network
The project will be partnering with The Human Brain Project, after winning an EBRAINS’ Voucher Call. By becoming a partner project in the Human Brain Project and linking AI-Mind with EBRAIN, we take a big step ahead in establishing a European infrastructure on data cloud solution for cognitive brain health in Europe. The first meeting with our colleagues in EBRAINS was held 23 April, and we look forward for fruitful and inspiring collaborations.
PhD fellowships available!
Our partner at Oslo University Hospital seeks candidates for three PhD positions.
Two of the positions are in the field of AI and EEG technology, while the third is in the field of cognitive neuroscience.