We bring the specialists to you! Through the IEEE Brain Q&A video series, IEEE Future Directions interviews some of the top subject matter experts in brain research and neurotechnology. IEEE Brain Videos provide you with access to the industry’s best of the best.

The “IEEE Brain Neurotech Entrepreneurs Corner” Interview Series provides personal insights from uniquely qualified experts who can offer tremendous value in the translation of neurotechnology from research to commercialization. In these video interviews, the neurotech innovation community shares their visions for applied neuroscience and neurotechnology, their roles in supporting technology transfer, and advice for those interested in their own start-up journey. As a hotbed for entrepreneurship, neurotechnology is providing innovative ways to treat health conditions and to improve human performance, and it offers exciting opportunities for budding entrepreneurs and start-ups. IEEE Brain brings together thought leaders from venture capitalists to scientists and everything in-between to further developments in this rapidly advancing field.

Jimmy Abbas

Jimmy Abbas, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Adaptive Neural Systems and Associate Professor, Arizona State University

Jimmy Abbas discusses his work which uses neural stimulation devices for the purpose of rehabilitation, and the need for both animal and human testing to develop the technology. He provides insights on ASU’s entrepreneurial support for both undergraduate and graduate students. He talks about the exciting future of bioelectronics medicine, with more neural devices being introduced more quickly and becoming …

Andrew Cornwell

Andrew Cornwell, Ph.D., Associate Director, Case-Coulter Translational Research Partnership, Case Western Reserve University

In this interview, Andrew Cornwell describes his role in the Case-Coulter Translational Research Partnership to foster collaborations among clinicians and engineers. He reminds young entrepreneurs the importance of spending time in clinical environment, to work closely with their tech transfer offices, and to maintain their business ethics through the translational process.

Jose Carmena

Jose Carmena, Ph.D., University of California, Bekeley and Iota Biosciences

In this interview, Jose Carmena from UC Berkeley discusses his firsthand experiences moving from academia to launching the neuroscience startup Iota BioSciences. Jose informs on his company’s technology, provides insights on neurotech evolution, and sheds light on challenges and opportunities in the technology space.