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Recoding and decoding the cortex's electrical activity to enable severely motor-handicapped persons to control complex systems.
What is BCI? The aim of the BCI project, led by CLINATEC®'s Professor Alim-Louis Benabid, is to provide proof that a 4 limb exoskeleton can be controlled using cortical signals recorded chronically by an implantable medical device called WIMAGINE® and to thereby offer future prospects to motor-handicapped people.
CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world.