UNIQUE-IVADO Neuro-AI Team Funding


Winter 2021 Competition

Application deadline: January 5, 2021 [Competition closed]
Total amount awarded: $125,000 per year for two years

This program, created through a partnership between UNIQUE and IVADO, aims to promote interdisciplinary research at the crossroads between neuroscience and artificial intelligence. The program seeks to support innovative projects with a strong potential for impact in terms of scientific discovery but also in terms of creating new synergies within the Neuro-IA community and within UNIQUE.

For more information on the eligibility criteria , the application and evaluation procedures, please refer to the program description and application form above.

Funded Project - Winter 2021 Competition

Project title: Neocortical mechanisms for continual learning


  • Eilif Muller, Département de neurosciences, Université de Montréal

  • Doina Precup, School of Computer Science, McGill University

  • Irina Rish, Département d'informatique et de recherche opérationnelle, Université de Montréal

  • Roberto Araya, Département de neurosciences, Université de Montréal