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CorTec’ Brain Interchange implant system on track for first-in-man study, funded by the NIH

  The proprietary CorTec neuromodulation system “Brain Interchange” was developed for the discovery of novel neurotherapies. With funding by the US-American National Institutes of Health (NIH), and in collaboration with one of the world leaders in the field, Professor Dr. Jeff Ojemann and his team from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, …

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INTENSE: Dutch neurotechnology network on brain-machine interfaces

With the support of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, a new research network was established in 2021 that aims to develop new neurotechnological therapies for blindness, deafness, paralysis, and epilepsy. By combining recent knowledge about the brain with new possibilities within neurotechnology, the network’s approach is to establish high-bandwidth, wireless interfaces to the human …

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Bernstein-CorTec Award & the Bernstein Special Seminar

For the second time the Bernstein-CorTec Award was given in recognition of outstanding achievements at the University of Freiburg. The cooperation between CorTec and the Bernstein-Center Freiburg [BCF] makes it possible to award a prize money of 1000 € for master and doctoral theses in the interdisciplinary field of Neurotechnology and Computational Neuroscience. This year, …

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Seeing the light for treatment-resistant epilepsy

Most users of CorTec’s implantable electrodes use electrical energy to power their neurostimulation device. Our long-standing collaboration partner Synergia Medical  is exploring an alternative option: Light! A special promise of optoelectronic solutions is based on the fact that they can use light conductors instead of metallic cables for energy transmission. Metallic cabling poses a risk …

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CorTec introduces Moore4Medical

Research and development are the focus of our work. With a highly skilled team we are working closely together with our partners to promote and deploy the technology developed by us in funded projects. Today we would like to introduce the Moore4Medical* project to you. It is the overarching objective of Moore4Medical to accelerate innovation …

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Fast Design Iterations for Precise Silicone Moulds for Active Implants

CorTec is offering a wide spectrum of services accompanying you all the way through the development of innovative technologies leading to an approved medical device in the end. One step on that way is to design application specific mouldings to protect the sensitive parts of the implant, such as its electronics with our encapsulation technology. …

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Pictures of the year 2020

Our pictures of the year don’t come from just anyone. Each one is the work of one of our employees who have documented a variety of events in our daily work throughout the year. As 2020 faced us all with unexpected and new challenges, our photo gallery not only includes our technology and products but …

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