Funded projects

NEURON Joint Call 2017: "European Research Projects on Ethical, Legal, and Social Aspects (ELSA) of Neuroscience"

Three transnational research consortia are under negotiation to be funded under the umbrella of the NEURON JTC 2017 “Neuroethics (ELSA)". In total, 11 research groups from four European countries and Canada collaborate in these projects. The total funding volume of the call adds up to about 1.8 m€.

Proposals are presented in alphabetical order according to their acronym:



Coordinator (in bold) and Partners


Addiction in the Brain: Ethically Sound Implementation in Governance

summary (pdf, 68 KB)

Matilda Hellman (FI)
Patricia Conrod (CA)
Christian Hendershot (CA)
Sarah Forberger (DE)


The Future of the Body in the Light of Neurotechnology

summary (pdf, 68 KB)

Christopher Coenen (DE)
Gregor Wolbring (CA)
Oliver Müller (DE)
Markus Schmidt (AT) 


Therapeutic and Enhancement Uses of Neuroscientific Knowledge: A Question of Individual Autonomy?

summary (pdf, 68 KB)

Juha Räikkä (FI)
Jennifer Chandler (CA)
Kai Vogeley (DE)