Skip to main content


Public and Private Investment in Science and Innovation

This event includes a roundtable discussion on "Public and Private Investment in Science and Innovation” tomorrow, featuring distinguished representatives from funding and research agencies across Brazil. 

The panel includes:

- Prof. Celso Pansera – President of FINEP

- Prof. Luiz Davidovich - CCMN/IF/UFRJ

Read more
The Challenges of Neuroenhancement: Comparative Legal Perspectives from US, EU, and Japan

This session will focus on the progress of neurotechnology in the broadest sense and its potential applications for improving human function in the near future, such as improving performance in athletic, academic, and professional environments.

Read more
BRIDGE Announces Global Workshop in Austin, TX, USA- Sept 22-23, 2024

BRIDGE leadership is happy to announce that we will be hosting our first Global Workshop on September 22-23, 2024 in Austin, TX, USA! 

Read more
BRIDGE Global Workshop

We are excited to announce our first Global Workshop, which will take place on the University of Texas campus in Austin, Texas, USA on September 22-23, 2024. We will gather with project leaders, ambassadors, and diverse stakeholders from around the world. 

Read more
Latin America Regional Workshop

The Latin America Regional Committee, headed by Dr. Fernanda Tovar Moll, will host its first regional workshop in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Latin America ambassadors, along with other experts in neuroethics, neurolaw, neurotechnologies and lived experience, will convene to discuss region-specific issues in brain data governance and work toward designing best practices for IDG.

Read more
BRIDGE Welcomes African Ambassadors in Law, Technology, Ethics, and Lived Experience to the Team

BRIDGE welcomes four regional experts to join the project as ambassadors. These individuals will provide key contributions in the areas of law, ethics, technology, and lived experience. The ambassadors reside in South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya.

Read more
We are hiring!

We are looking for a postdoc or data scientist with expertise in neuroimaging and/or computer science to join the Pestilli lab at The University of Texas at Austin. The postdoc will interact directly with multiple magnetic resonance imaging datasets from around the world.

Read more
Neurotechnologies, AI and Human Rights Webinar

Please join us for this webinar hosted by BRIDGE member Ricardo Chavarriaga. We will discuss how neuroscience and AI are enabling advances in neurotechnology, while highlighting the need for governance mechanisms to protect and promote human rights. 

Read more
SfN Nanosymposium on data governance. November 13 in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Franco Pestilli will chair a nanosymposium featuring presentations about the ethical, legal, technical, and lived experience aspects of data governance at the 2023 SfN Annual Meeting.
Read more
2023 Africa Regional Workshop. December 9-10 in Lagos, Nigeria.
The African Regional Committee, headed by Dr. Amadi Ihunwo, will host its first regional workshop in Lagos, Nigeria.
Read more
We are building our website
We are currently developing our website and the new website serves as a central hub for information, resources, and project status related to international data governance framework.
Read more
The Brain Research International Data Governance & Exchange (BRIDGE)
The Brain Research International Data Governance & Exchange (BRIDGE) project aims to create responsible and sustainable governance frameworks for data sharing, building toward our long-term goal of forming a sustainable global consortium.
Read more
Developing an International Data Governance Framework (IDGF)
Building on the momentum of the International Brain Initiative, we propose a bottom-up approach to address these challenges by developing foundations for an International Data Governance Framework (IDGF).
Read more