Call for Proposals for Research Projects on Ethical, Legal, and Social Aspects (ELSA) of Neuroscience

Basic Information

The 'Network of European Funding for Neuroscience Research' (NEURON) has been established under the ERA-NET scheme of the European Commission ( The aim of the ERA-NET NEURON is to coordinate research efforts and funding programmes of European countries in the field of disease related neuroscience. Under the umbrella of NEURON, several joint transnational calls (JTCs) have been launched on different neuroscientific topics from 2008 to 2019. In acknowledgement of the high societal relevance of the neurosciences, this year, the third separate and additional JTC on “Research Projects on Ethical, Legal, and Social Aspects (ELSA) of Neuroscience” will be launched in parallel to the regular NEURON JTC, which focusses on “Research Projects on Sensory Disorders”.

Network NEURON Cofund
Aim of the joint call The aim of the call is to facilitate multinational, collaborative research projects that will address important questions regarding ethical, philosophical, legal and socio-cultural aspects related to the neurosciences and their recent advances.
Type of joint call One Stage - Call with no pre-proposals submission
Launch date 08/01/2020
Deadline Full-Proposal 18/05/2020 Submitted proposal: 22
Evaluation End Date 15/09/2020 Successful proposal: 0 Proposals funded: 5
Is call co-funded? No
Call follow up funding n/a
Call reasons n/a
Research fields
  • Health
Type of research n/a
Target groups n/a
Participating networks n/a

Funded Projects

Acronym Title Start End No. partners
BEAD Optimizing the aging Brain? Situating Ethical Aspects of Dem... 01/07/2021 30/06/2024 4
HYBRIDMIND HYBRID MINDS: Experiential, Ethical and Legal Investigation ... 01/04/2021 31/10/2023 4
INPI International Neuroethics Patent Initiative 01/07/2021 30/06/2024 2
PreTAD The Predictive Turn in Alzheimer’s Disease: Ethical, Clinica... 01/07/2021 28/02/2025 4