Thoughts on mind reading with neurotechnical implants

Academia meets Industry and Society

All interested parties are cordially invited to our lecture as part of the "Academia meets Industry and Society" event series at the University of Freiburg. The topic of the upcoming event comes from the field of neurotechnology and deals with the question of what data implants read out in the brain and what can be done with it.

Thoughts on mind reading with neurotechnical implants

Speaker: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Stieglitz

When: 10.07.2024 at 18:00

Where: NexusLab@IMBIT, Campus am Flugplatz, Georges-Koehler-Allee 201, 79110 Freiburg

We look forward to seeing you and exchanging ideas at this networking event.

Parking spaces for cars are available on the campus (subject to a charge).

About Academia Meets Industry and Society
The seminar series aims to stimulate interdisciplinary discussions between university members and high-profile executives from industry and healthcare. It addresses the complex challenges facing science, politics, and society. Ideally, the expertise and experience of the carefully selected guest speakers will meet the educational and research priorities of the University and facilitate a dialogue on the risks and opportunities of research in the life sciences.

About Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Stieglitz:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Stieglitz Thomas Stieglitz is a neuro engineer and professor at the University of Freiburg since 2004. He works at the interface between implantable microsystems and the nervous system and does not only focus on engineering but also on societal and ethical aspects of this research. He is currently managing director of the department of microsystems-IMTEK, co-spokesperson of the BrainLinks-BrainTools Center //IMBIT and spokesperson of the reseach profile „signals of life“ at the University of Freiburg. He was awarded Fellow ot the IEEE in 2022. He is co-founder of the neurotech companies CorTec and neuroloop. Prior he was with the Fraunhofer-Insitute of Biomedical Engineering in St. Ingbert/Saar. He holds a habilitation and PhD degree of the Saarland Unversity and a Dipl.-Ing. degree of the University of Karlsruhe (now: KIT).


Thomas Stieglitz
Department of Microsystems Engineering – IMTEK
Biomedical Microtechnology
IMBIT - NeuroProbes
University of Freiburg
Tel.: +49 761 203-7471

Kerstin Steiger-Merx
Referentin PR/Marketing
Technische Fakultät
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Tel.: 0761/203-8056