Aalborg University  
Department of Health Science and Technology
Center for Sensory-Motor Interaction
Denmark


 
Prof. Winnie Jensen
wj (at) hst.aau.dk
Tel: +45 9940 9825


 
Expertise:
Theoretical and experimental expertise on design and test of implantable devices in animal models to interface the nervous system and development of neural rehabilitation systems.
Role in project:
Project coordinator.
Deliver a ‘psychophysical testing platform’ (interactive computer system) for all clinical trials to deliver sensory feedback and measure the subject’s response.
Academic partner - University
Aalborg University Hospital
Dept. of Neurosurgery
Denmark
 
 

Dr. Preben Sørensen
prebsoe (at) rn.dk
Tel: +45 9932 2750

 
Expertise:
Neurosurgeon with expertise in implantable neural interfaces for the peripheral nervous system in humans (cuff electrodes, Actigait system)
Role in project:
One of three hospitals to function as clinical implant and test site for the invasive sensory feedback system
Clinical partner – University Hospital
Universita’ Cattolica del Sacro Cuore,
Institute of Neurology
Department of Geriatrics, Neurosciences and Orthopedics
Italy
 


Dr. Paolo Maria Rossini
paolomaria.rossini (at) afar.it
Tel: +39 0630 154459
 
Expertise:
Expertise in implantable neural interfaces for the peripheral nervous system in humans (earlier generations of the intrafascicular electrode). Research in biomedicine, bioengineering, neuroscience, clinical neurophysiology in relation to the sensorimotor system. 
Role in project:
Main responsibility for the three hospitals engaged as clinical implant and test sites 
Clinical partner – University Hospital
Centre Hospitalier
universitaire vaudois,

Schwitzerland





Dr. Raffoul Wassim
Wassim.Raffoul (at) chuv.ch
Tel: +41 21 314 22 22

Dr.  Lee Ann Laurent-
Applegate
Lee.Laurent-Applegate (at) chuv.ch
Tel: +41 21 314 22 22
 
Expertise:
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  (WR) Specialist in plastic and reconstructive surgery, burns, hand surgery and peripheral nerves. (LALA) Specialist in clinical trials and management and biological interaction of implants.
Role in project:
One of three hospitals to function as clinical implant and test site for the invasive sensory feedback system
Clinical partner – Hospital


Albert Ludwigs Universität Freiburg
Germany
Laboratory for Biomedical Microtechnology
Department of Microsystems Engineering - IMTEK and Bernstein Center Freiburg
 


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Stieglitz
stieglitz (at) imtek.uni-freiburg.de
Tel: +49 176 24 33 00 38
 
Expertise:
Theoretical and experimental research on neural interfaces and implants for the peripheral and central nervous system. Prototype development and manufacturing of microelectrodes and implants for animal and human use. EN ISO 13485 certified laboratory for electrode manufacturing
Role in project:       
Deliver implantable electrodes for human use to be integrated in the invasive sensory feedback system. 
Academic partner - University
University of Montpellier - LIRMM
Laboratoire d’Informatique de Robotique et de Microelectronique de Montpellier, France
 
    




Prof. David Guiraud
david.guiraud (at) inria.fr
Tel: +33 467 418 621

 
Expertise:
R&D on design and control of machines and robots and HMI. Design and test of microelectronic devices. Sensory motor modeling and control through neuroprostheses.
Role in project:
Deliver the software part for the electrical stimulation unit to be integrated in the invasive sensory feedback system.
Academic partner - University
École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne
Translational Neural Engineering Laboratory
Center for Neuroprosthetics and Institute of Bioengineering
Switzerland
 


Prof.  Silvestro Micera
silvestro.micera (at) epfl.ch
Tel: +41 21 693 1048


 
Expertise:
Theoretical and experimental research on biomechanical and electrophysiological modeling and signal-processing as well as applied research and technology transfer activities mainly in the biomedical domain.
Role in project:
Integrate hand prosthesis control with invasive sensory feedback system.
Academic partner - University
Lund University
Dept. of Measurement Technology and Industrial Electrical Engineering
Sweden
 


Fredrik Sebelius
Fredrik.sebelius (at) elmat.lth.se
Tel: +46 73 650 22 95
 
Expertise:
The group has extensive experience in research in the areas of nerve related hand problems, sensory feedback and hand prosthesis systems. The ULUND group is a collaboration between Dept. of Clinical Sciences and Dept. of Measurement Technology and Industrial Electrical Engineering
Role in project:
Adapt, test and characterize a non-invasive tactile feedback system
Academic partner – University
Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
Biomedical Engineering Dept
USA

 

Prof. Ken Yoshida
yoshidak (at) iupui.edu
Tel: +1 317 274 9714
 
Expertise:
Inventor of the tfLIFE and TIME intrafascicular electrodes.  Theoretical and experimental expertise on non-invasive/invasive devices to activate nerves and stimulation strategies. 
Role in project:
Responsible for clinical trial governance. Assist in testing and characterizing non-invasive electrical stimulation feedback system
Academic partner – University
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Institut Neurociències
Spain
 

Dr. Xavier Navarro
xavier.navarro (at) uab.cat
Tel: +34 93 5811966
Expertise:
Experimental and applied research on peripheral nerve injuries and repair and neuropathic pain. Extensive experience on evaluation of interfaces with the nervous system for the development of neuroprostheses.
Role in project:
Assist in all matters related to clinical trials governance. Small animal testing facility.
Academic partner – University
Novosense AB
Sweden
 
Mr. Jonas Tilly
jonas.tilly (at) novosense.se
Tel: +46 709 90 57 25

 
Expertise:
Development of Medical devices, EN ISO 13485 certificated, wireless self-contained sensors, sensory feedback system.
Role in project:
Responsible for exploitation activities. Specific exploitation of non-invasive technologies. 
Industrial partner
 
Obelia
France


 
Mr. Jean-Louis Divoux
jldivoux (at) neuromedics.biz
Tel: +33 4 97 21 30 40
Expertise:
Design, development and manufacturing of AIMD (i.e. cochlear implant systems). EO sterilization for clinical use. Full EN ISO 13485 +  NF EN ISO 11135-1certifications, CE marking of medical devices
Role in project:
Manufacture neurostimulator hardware. Exploitation of implanted technologies.
Industrial partner
 
 


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