Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) helps comatose patients to be able to communicate again. They are also used for the rehabilitation of stroke patients and, since 2023, for the rehabilitation of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS). A neurological disease of the central nervous system. During the presentation of the clinical neurorehabilitation system “recoveriX“ developed by FA g.tec, visitors can experience how the BCI and the functional electrical stimulation of the (paralysed) limbs work.
Martin Spanka (AT)
Martin Spanka has been responsible for the AEC’s Neurobionics department since 2022, and was previously the contact person for the former AEC Brain Lab. He is co-responsible for the development and implementation of various workshop and tour formats on the topic of the “human brain”. He has participated in and conducted several neuro-studies (e. g. Fraunhofer ITWM). Additionally training courses at g.tec medical engineering GmbH (neurotechnology) and at the Linz Centre for Mindfulness (MBSR).