N4U Collaborations




Pan-European research and education network that interconnects Europe's National Research and Education Networks (NRENs)

neuGRID is listed as GEANT user for Health and Medicine.




European Grid Infrastructure

neuGRID is a EGI Virtual Organization.



European Middleware Initiative

EMI provides the operating system for neuGRID DACS.



European Data Infrastructure

A MoU is under finalisation to define the provision of physical storage from EUDAT to neuGRID.



The Italian Academic & Research Network

neuGRID and GARR signed a MoU.



Laboratory Of NeuroImaging

UCLA, which is driving LONI, is part of N4U Consortium.



Canadian network of the five leading brain imaging research centres in Canada

McGill University, which is driving LONI, is part of N4U Consortium.



Diagnostic Enhancement of Confidence by an International Distributed Environment

N4U already signed a MoU with DECIDE to formalize the collaboration.



Center for Image Acquisition and Processing

Neurospin, which is driving CATI, is part of N4U Consortium.



Human Brain Project

neuGRID will be used to explore cognitive, imaging, biological, genetic, and molecular datasets from large on-going prospective studies on brain diseases.



European Medical Information Framework

In EMIF, 600 MRI scans will be processed on the neuGRID platform to investigate brain atrophy.



A project that coordinates the dissemination outputs of European e-Infrastructures projects

neuGRID and e-Science Talk are collaborating on dissemination activities.



Prediction of cognitive properties of new drug candidates for neurodegenerative diseases in early clinical development

An agreement to use neuGRID to carry out MR computational analyses on data collected in Pharmacog is being finalised.



European Alzheimer's Disease Consortium

neuGRID will be used in joint research projects.



Coalition Against Major Disease

In the short term N4U and CAMD can plan joint projects



Sharing Interoperable Workflows for large-scale scientific simulations on Available DCIs

neuGRID exploited SHIWA's capability to average existing workflow based solutions and enable cross-workflow and inter-workflow exploitation of DCIs.



European Commission

neuGRID and N4U both received funding by the European Commision's Seventh Framework Programme


International Telecommunication Union

N4U will participate to related events organized by the ITU.



World Health Organization

In the short term N4U will entertain informal contacts with WHO and will take part to related events that it will eventually organize.


Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

N4U participated to the event "Unlocking Global Collaboration to Accelerate Innovation for Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia" held in Oxford in June 2013.



JUMPAHEAD, Coordination Action in support of the implementation of a Joint Programming Initiative for Combating Neurodegenerative Diseases, in particular Alzheimer's Disease

N4U established informal contacts in order to raise awareness on its topic with the aim to have the possibility to participate to the next calls launched through this Action.



International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility

N4U will interact with INCF to expand its network.



Research Data Alliance

N4U proposed its participation to the open call for Networking sessions at ICT2013 call published by the European Commission.




EIP, European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing

neuGRID is registered to this program as marketplace to facilitate cooperation among stakeholders.



Alzheimer's Association

N4U collaborates in the SOPs project (A harmonized protocol for hippocampal volumetry), funded by the Alzheimer's Association, and will collaborate in the GAAIN Network (The Global Alzheimer's Association Interactive Network), a collaborative project that will expand upon LONI and neuGRID infrastructure in order to achieve full interoperability.