INCF: International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility
INCF at a glance
INCF develops collaborative neuroinformatics infrastructure and promotes the sharing of data and computing resources to the international research community.
Neuroinformatics integrates information across all levels and scales of neuroscience to help understand the brain and treat disease.
What is the purpose of the INCF?
Our mission is to facilitate the work of neuroscientists around the world, and to catalyze and coordinate the global development of neuroinformatics.
We also aim to foster scientific interaction through information flow within our global network; valuate neuroinformatics activities and infrastructures; and to facilitate training in neuroinformatics.
How is the INCF funded?
INCF is funded by contributions from its member countries, based on gross domestic expenditures on research and development (GERD).
Karolinska Institutet and the Royal Institute of Technology are the host institutions of INCF. Further support is also received from the Swedish Research Council, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research and the National Science Foundation.