The Eye and the Chip - Hybrid Event
Abstract submission deadline extended to July 1st!
12th World Research Congress
October 3-5, 2021
In-person at Hotel St. Regis, Detroit, Michigan
Working toward a future with artificial vision.
The Eye and The Chip is a research congress that seeks to marry the most recent advances in nanoelectronics and neurobiology – to provide artificial vision to many people who are now blind as a result of many eye conditions, diseases and injuries. Results from the congress will advance the day when many persons now blind recover some level of useful vision. At this collaborative event, the Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology brings together more than 30 authorities from various vision science and technology fields.
2019 Media Coverage
2019 Media Coverage for The Eye and the Chip conference
- Identifying areas of progress in the wedding between neurobiology and nanotechnology which will one day provide devices to be placed in the eye or the brain of many persons now blind to afford them some level of useful vision
- Achieving, by collegial interchange, collaborative relationships between major programs in Europe, America, Asia and Australia
- Identifying advances and challenges remaining in the global pursuit of true artificial vision
- Identifying outcomes of device implantation where it is occurring—Europe, US, etc.
- Identifying progress in the US FDA approval of visual Neuro-prosthetic device implantation in humans
- Biomaterials Researchers
- Corporate Regulatory Officials
- Electrical & Electronic Engineers
- Medical Device Representatives
- Blind Community
- Interested Public
- Visual Physiologists
- Venture Capitalists
At the end of the 12th The Eye and The Chip World Research Congress the lead research presenters and attendees will:
- Have a clear understanding of which blind patients will eventually benefit from a visual neuro-prosthetic device
- Be fully aware of which patients will benefit from a device within the eye, and which patients will be benefitted only by a device interfacing directly with the visual cortex of the brain
- View the development process of a complex medical device, and will recognize the role played by the US FDA in bringing forth safe and effective medical devices for the American public
- Review progress in the field of visual neuro-prosthetic device development and implantation — challenges and successes
- Form possible additional collaborative relationships which will serve to accelerate the process of device development and implementation
- Address and fully understand remaining challenges
|Macular Degeneration Foundation
|Dutch Ophthalmic Research Center (D.O.R.C.)|
|Bill and Happy Rands
|Nidek Co, Ltd
Ann and James Nicholson
For information from previous congresses, including photos and videos, please visit www.dioworldcongresses.com.