MINERVA (MIcrobiota-Gut-BraiN EngineeRed platform to eVAluate intestinal microflora impact on brain functionality)     is a project funded by the European Research Council under the call ERC Consolidator Grant 2016.

MINERVA main goal is the development of an innovative technological platform to investigate the relation between the intestinal microflora and brain functionality in healthy and pathological conditions.

Carmen Giordano , the principal investigator, and MINERVA research team will be hosted by Politecnico di Milano, Italy.


This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement n. 724734).