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Project: Implantable Organic Nano-Electronics

Acronym: I-One
Main Objective:
The vision of I-ONE is to fabricate and test a multifunctional implantable circuit targeted to repair Spinal Cord Injury (SCI). The device integrates: (i) organic electronics devices based on the organic field effect transistor (OFETs). They serve for supplying local electrical stimuli (ii) transducing neuralsignals; (iii) restoring the interrupted synapsis; (iv) sensing inflammation; and (v) local delivery on-demand of drugs, neuro-transmitters, inhibitors, and growth factors.
Reference: 280772
Funding: EU/FP4
Start Date: 01-09-2011
End Date: 01-08-2014
Team: Henrique Leonel Gomes, Maria do Carmo Raposo de Medeiros
Groups: Organic Electronics – Lx, Optical Communication Systems and Networking – Co, Optical Communication Systems and Networking – Co
Partners: National Research Council (CNR), IT, Scriba nanotecnologie srl, IT, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), ES, University of Bologna, IT; Polyganics Innovations BV, NL, University of Algarve, PT, ST Microelectronics srl, IT; Amires sàrl, CH, University of Cambridge, UK, University of Linköping, SE
Local Coordinator: Henrique Leonel Gomes

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