TechConnect Innovation Program

Fractal Interconnects

University of Oregon, OR, United States

TECHNOLOGY SUMMARY

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.

SHOWCASE SUMMARY

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