University of Oregon, OR, United States
A key piece of any artificial retina implant is the interface of an electronic signal with the neurons of the plexiform layer of the retina. Traditionally this connection is accomplished using an array of electrodes to send the signals to the neurons.
Primary Application Area: Medical Devices
Technology Development Status: Concept
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 1
FIGURES OF MERIT
Value Proposition: Improved connection between neurons and light detection in retinal implants.
Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab
Showcase Booth #: 501
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
Government Funding/Support to Date:
Primary Sources of Funding: Federal Grant
Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners