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<div id="gmail-m_9143071421978497577gmail-m_6693300804336751244gmail-hs_cos_wrapper_primary_rich_text_module" style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit"><div id="gmail-m_9143071421978497577gmail-m_6693300804336751244gmail-hs_cos_wrapper_primary_rich_text_module_" style="font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit"><p style="color:inherit;margin:0px;font-size:15px;line-height:22.5px"><span style="color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif">Dear all, </span></p><p style="color:inherit;margin:0px;font-size:15px;line-height:22.5px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)"> </span></p><div style="color:inherit;font-size:15px;line-height:24.6px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)">From Bitbrain we pleased to announce that <strong>Tobii Pro</strong> and <strong>Psychology Software Tools</strong> are joining our <b>Call for Research Projects</b> to provide additional research solutions.</span></div><div style="color:inherit;font-size:15px;line-height:24.6px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)"><br>In
 addition to the hardware and software provided by Bitbrain, Psychology 
Software Tools and Tobii Pro have kindly offered to complete our 
offering with their solutions. Their contribution will be as follows:</span></div><ul style="color:inherit;line-height:26.25px"><li><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)"><strong>Psychology Software Tools</strong>: E-Prime Licenses for up to two projects that need comprehensive stimulus presentation.</span></li><li><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)"><strong>Tobii Pro:</strong> Up
 to two projects may choose between the Tobii Pro Fusion 250 Hz remote 
eye tracking system or the Tobii Pro Glasses 3 50 Hz. In addition, a one
 year access to the Tobii Pro Lab software will be granted, to ensure 
successful analysis of the eye tracking data.</span></li></ul><p style="color:inherit;margin:0px;font-size:15px;line-height:22.5px"><span style="color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif">Accordingly, the awards comprise up to <strong>150K€ </strong><strong>in equipment and software licenses of Bitbrain, plus Psychology Software Tools and Tobii Pro selected solutions</strong> (more info below), for research projects in the areas of <strong>human behavior research </strong>and <strong>brain-computer interfaces</strong>. The deadline for submissions is <strong>September 21st, 2020.<br><br></strong></span></p><p style="margin:0px;font-size:15px;line-height:22.5px"><span style="color:rgb(0,0,255)"><a href="https://bit.ly/2QKWslU" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif">See full information here</span></a></span></p></div></div><div id="gmail-m_9143071421978497577gmail-m_6693300804336751244gmail-hs_cos_wrapper_module_15989581170321" style="color:inherit;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit"><table style="border-collapse:collapse;border-spacing:0px" width="100%" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td style="border-collapse:collapse;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(35,73,109);word-break:break-word;padding:10px 20px;font-size:0px" valign="top" align="left"><img alt="sponsor-brands-call2" src="https://hs-2607603.f.hubspotemail.net/hub/2607603/hubfs/sponsor-brands-call2.png?upscale=true&width=4814&upscale=true&name=sponsor-brands-call2.png" style="outline: currentcolor none medium; font-size: 16px; margin-right: 0px;" class="gmail-CToWUd gmail-a6T" tabindex="0" width="689" height="108" align="middle"></td></tr></tbody></table></div><table style="color:rgb(35,73,109);font-family:Arial,sans-serif;font-size:15px;border-collapse:collapse;border-spacing:0px" width="100%" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0"><tbody><tr><td style="border-collapse:collapse;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;word-break:break-word;padding:10px 20px"><div id="gmail-m_9143071421978497577gmail-m_6693300804336751244gmail-hs_cos_wrapper_module_15964644241651" style="color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit"><table style="min-width:20px;width:1863px;max-width:100%;border-spacing:0px;border-collapse:collapse;font-size:1px" width="100%" border="0" align="center"><tbody><tr><td style="border-collapse:collapse;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;font-size:15px;word-break:break-word;line-height:0" width="auto"> </td><td style="border-collapse:collapse;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;font-size:15px;word-break:break-word;line-height:0;border-color:transparent transparent rgb(204,204,204);border-style:none none solid;border-width:medium medium 1px" width="50%" valign="middle"> </td><td style="border-collapse:collapse;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;font-size:15px;word-break:break-word;line-height:0" width="auto"> </td></tr></tbody></table></div></td></tr></tbody></table><div id="gmail-m_9143071421978497577gmail-m_6693300804336751244gmail-hs_cos_wrapper_module_15964644345392" style="color:inherit;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit"><div id="gmail-m_9143071421978497577gmail-m_6693300804336751244gmail-hs_cos_wrapper_module_15964644345392_" style="color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit"><h2 style="margin:0px;line-height:38.5px;font-size:22px;text-align:center" align="center"><span style="color:rgb(3,103,255);font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif"><br>Call for Research Projects</span></h2><p style="margin:0px 0px 10px;line-height:26.25px"> </p><p style="margin:0px;font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><span style="text-decoration-line:underline"><strong><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)">Aim of the Call</span></strong></span></p><p style="margin:0px;font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)">This
 year has been unexpectedly complicated for all of us. We have had an 
ongoing threat to public health with a strong impact on economic 
activity in every country and organization. Scientific endeavors have 
been delayed in most research fields, and many research conferences and 
symposiums have been postponed or canceled. The aim of this call is to 
catalyze and mobilize research in human behavior and brain-computer 
interfaces during this difficult time, by supporting outstanding 
research projects for 2 years of duration starting in 2021. This is our 
way of giving back to the scientific community and helping research 
projects start-up in the wake of COVID 19. Bitbrain's mission is to 
boost real-world research and real-life applications that enhance 
people's lives. For this reason, we particularly welcome project 
proposals from academia or research institutions that are exploring 
neuroscience research in real-world settings.</span></p><p style="margin:0px;font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"> </p><p style="margin:0px;font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><span style="text-decoration-line:underline"><strong><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)">The Awards</span></strong></span></p><p style="margin:0px;font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><strong><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)">This
 initiative awards projects with up 150K€ in equipment and software 
licenses of Bitbrain, plus Psychology Software Tools and Tobii Pro 
selected solutions (see below or in our website).</span></strong></p><p style="margin:0px;font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)">Applicants
 should list all the equipment necessary to successfully carry out their
 research project proposal, selecting from these options, and 
irrespective of the cost:</span></p><ul style="line-height:26.25px"><li style="font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)"><strong>Bitbrain equipment:</strong> Systems
 specifically designed to facilitate research in real-world settings and
 include high-tech EEG brain sensing devices and 35+ complementary 
monitoring technologies (GSR, BVP, ExG, etc), as well as Bitbrain's 
software solutions for synchronized multimodal data acquisition and 
analysis. The equipment will belong to the awarded institutions once the
 project is completed, but they are free to use it for other types of 
research.</span></li><li style="font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)"><strong>Psychology Software Tools</strong>: E-Prime Licenses for projects that need stimulus presentation.</span></li><li style="font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)"><strong>Tobii Pro:</strong> Up
 to two of the winning projects may choose between the Tobii 
Pro Fusion 250 Hz remote eye tracking system or the Tobii Pro 
Glasses 3 50 Hz. In addition, a one year access to the Tobii Pro 
Lab software will be granted, to ensure successful analysis of the eye 
tracking related parts of the project.</span></li></ul><p style="margin:0px;font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><span style="text-decoration-line:underline"><strong><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)">Call topics</span></strong></span></p><ol style="line-height:26.25px"><li style="font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)"><strong>Topic 1: Human Behavior Research:</strong> We
 are looking for projects that expand the understanding of human 
behavior using multimodal approaches, preferably in ecological and 
natural conditions. The research includes, but is not limited to, 
cognitive sciences, clinical research, education, developmental 
psychology, human performance, UX or human factors, neuroeconomics, 
hyperscanning, neuroaesthetics, etc.<br><br></span></li><li style="font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)"><strong>Topic 2: Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCI):</strong> We
 are looking for projects that expand the introduction or usage of 
brain-computer interfaces in ecological and natural conditions. Research
 project proposals should focus on the application of brain-computer 
interfaces in real-world scenarios, in areas such as immersive 
environments, neurorehabilitation, neuroadaptive technologies, 
hyperscanning, neuroprosthetics, etc</span></li></ol><p style="margin:0px;font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><span style="text-decoration-line:underline"><strong><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)">Jury</span></strong></span></p><ul style="line-height:26.25px"><li style="font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)">Alan Kingstone, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia. Canada.</span></li><li style="font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)">Ander Ramos, Ph.D., Head of the Neurorehabilitation Lab. University of Tübingen. Germany.</span></li><li style="font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)">Dima Amso, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychology at Columbia University. USA.</span></li><li style="font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)">Gernot Müller-Putz, Ph.D., Professor and Head of the Institute of Neural Engineering. Graz University of Technology. Austria.</span></li><li style="font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)">Marco Congedo, Ph.D., Charge de Research (CNRS), France.</span></li><li style="font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)">Tad
 Brunye, Ph.D., Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, 
Tufts University; Senior Research Psychologist, Army Natick Soldier 
Research, Development, and Engineering Center, USA.</span></li><li style="font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)">Tiago
 Falk, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Multimedia/Multimodal Signal 
Analysis and Enhancement (MuSAE) Laboratory.  University of Toronto. 
Canada.</span></li></ul><p style="margin:0px;font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><strong><span style="text-decoration-line:underline"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)">Important Dates</span></span></strong></p><ul style="line-height:26.25px"><li style="font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)">Submission of applications: 21st September</span></li><li style="font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)">Communication of the awards: 6th October</span></li><li style="font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)">Contracts: 12th October</span></li><li style="font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)">Equipment delivering: 20th December</span></li><li style="font-size:14px;line-height:24.5px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif;color:rgb(51,51,51)">Kick-off Meetings: 11th January</span></li></ul><div>
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