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Electrostimulation with CorTec Cuff Electrodes Inhibits New-onset Autoimmune Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease for which no causal cure exists to date. The only treatment method available consists of closely monitoring blood sugar levels and injecting insulin several times a day. This treatment, however, does not eliminate the cause of the disease, has to be kept up for the patient’s whole life, …

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Pictures of the year 2019

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. After moving to our new building, we have launched the CorTec Photo Challenge: All employees are called upon to photograph in …

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Design Innovation: Helix Cuffs

Our °AirRay Cuff electrode technology has been expanded to include a further design: The Helix Cuff. Inspired by the designs from the Huntington Research Institute, the Helix Cuff is one of the self-adjusting electrodes in our portfolio.

Why Closed Loop?

How responsive approaches enable personalized therapies Neuromodulation can be an effective treatment for a variety of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, traumatic brain injuries, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (Swann et al., 2018). Electrical stimulation impulses are transmitted to the nerve tissue either in an open or closed treatment circuit (open und closed …

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Details: Meander Contacts

The use of electrodes in the peripheral nervous system requires mechanical and electrical stability as well as the gentlest possible handling of the nerve. In order to meet these requirements, we have developed a special contact shape for our °AirRay Cuff electrodes.

How °AirRay Electrodes Are Produced

For our vision to build active implants for recording and stimulating of brain activity, we have developed most of the technological components ourselves – such as our °AirRay electrodes. The manufacturing process offers flexible design options and has evolved over the years.

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The 1st Electrode at Our New Facility

In the summer of 2018, CorTec took a big step into the future and moved to its own premises with its own production facility. After the relocation of the office workplaces was completed by August, we still had the biggest task ahead of us: the commissioning of the clean room.