Synaptic Systems (SynSys)

At a Glance
  • Status: Completed Consortium
  • Year Launched: 2010
  • Initiating Organization: European Commission Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)
  • Initiator Type: Government
  • No disease focus
  • Location: Europe


Synaptic Systems (SynSys) aims at molecular analysis of synapse function and dynamic modeling. The perspective is to generate a blueprint for the discovery of novel pathways and targets that enable rational strategies to design therapies for human brain disease.


SynSys features a closed loop from data integration and modeling, human genetics, physiology, proteomics, and the application of engineered model systems to test model predictions. The main objectives of this project are as follows:

Consortium History

July 1, 2010: Project started


SynSys is funded through the European Union Seventh Framework Programme.

Points of Contact

Sylics (the trade name of Synaptologics BV)
PO Box 71033
1008 BA Amsterdam
The Netherlands
phone: +31 (0)20 59 83 555
phone: +31 (0)6 42 26 55 14 (mobile)

Sponsors & Partners

Beactica AB (Sweden)

Brainwave-Discovery Ltd. (UK)

Charite University Medicine Berlin (CHAR)

EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI)

Institut national de la santé et de la recherché medicale (Inserm)

Karolinska Institutet

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (VIB)

Max Planck Institute

Max-Delbruck-Centrum (Germany)

Stichting VU-VUMC (Netherlands)

Sylics (Netherlands)

Synome Ltd.

The Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM)

University of Copenhagen

University of Edinburgh

Last Updated: 04/15/2016

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