BCBT caters to the students and researchers involved in projects that are in the ambit of “bio-ict convergence” "brain Inspired ICT", “cognitive systems-robotics”.

BCBT will offer up to 30 student slots for the practical workshops while as many researchers of the associated projects can sign up to attend the presentations and discussion sessions as are interested. For the lectures the limit will be placed at 75 given the capacity of the available lecture theatre.      


The registration fee is 300 €   


BCBT has a number of student scholarships available. The scholarships may cover travel expenses, accommodation and registration fee. All reimbursements will be done once the Summer School is finished.     


If you wish to participate to the BCBT'12 summer school you should go through the following steps: 1) become a member of the "Convergent Science Network System of Biomimetic and Biohybrid systems" 2) fill up the application form (below) correctly and send it to:       


It is recommended that applications are sent before July 31st.

IMPORTANT: If you are a student you also need to send a recommendation letter from your supervisor or other senior researcher. Once you have sent this documentation, your application will be processed and you will get an answer via email with the information about the payment procedure.     


Barcelona offers a great variety of hotels to accommodate your taste. We suggest for you a list of residences and apartments nearby UPF campus. Please contact us at bcbt@upf.edui if you encounter problems with your bookings.