This is the ambition of the NEURODIAM project of Lionel Rousseau, PhD. HDR, and Head of the Microelectronics and Microsystems Department at ESIEE Paris. This project is developed in the ESIEE Paris cleanrooms.
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This project of excellence funded by the European Research Council consists of designing new very thin implants (thinner than a hair) for ECoG - ElectroCorticoGraphy, based on synthetic diamond nanostructuring combined with microtechnology. The objective of the NEURODIAM project is to develop all-diamond implants for neuronal applications.
4At a time when central nervous system dysfunctions affect an ever-increasing proportion of the world's population, a major challenge is to advance our understanding of brain function. Thanks to microelectrode implants, it is currently possible to restore neurological functions in disabled patients, such as visual perception or prosthesis-induced movements. In the future, the results of NEURODIAM will allow the development of long-term stable implants.
▶ More information on the project website: https://www.neurodiam.eu/
This video is part of a project that has received funding from the European Research Council under the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (Grant Agreement No. ERCC-2017-STG-758700).