Manage episode 294957868 series 1420445
Nicolas Vachicouras is the cofounder of Neurosoft Bioelectronics which is focusing on utilizing a novel soft electrode material in neural implants. The company comes out of Switzerland and has partnerships with the Stephanie Lacour lab and the Wyss Center
1:45 "Do you want to talk a little bit about yourself and your work and Neurosoft?"
4:30 "What's the benefit of soft versus hard implant?"
7:00 "Is the foreign body response, something that happens in ECOG as well, does the body react poorly to that?"
9:45 "So your guys device also doesn't have MRI artifacts. What is that? How is that and why is it important?"
11:45 How was it spinning off a company in Switzerland?
14:15 "You've seen the Swiss side and the American or, Boston side, how would you compare and contrast those?"
17:15 "You guys have been very successful with competitions and these kinds of grants in everything like that. Do you want to talk a little bit about this as well?"
20:15 "What are some kind of next steps or plans for the future?"
22:00 "You're utilizing such a soft device. Do you want to talk about this a little bit?"
24:00 "You guys also have the spinal cord stimulators, do you want to describe this?"
28:15 "Is there anything that we didn't talk about that you wanted to mention?"