Investigation of novel implant materials for high-resolution, multiparametric imaging of cortical activity (DOMESTIC RESEARCH PROJECT)

Development of novel flexible, polymer-based ECoG implants and penetrating electrodes for multimodal brain imaging (grant no.: NKFI K 120143).

Coordinator: Z. Fekete
Members: A. Pongrácz, A. Zátonyi, Á. Cs. Horváth
Domestic collaborators: Zs. Borhegyi (ELTE), T. Lőrincz (KOKI), Z. Somogyvári (Wigner)
International collaborators: E. Procyk (INSERM, France), Zs. Lenkei (ESPCI Paristech, France), A. Imre-Joshi (UT Dallas, USA)
Duration: 01/12/2016 - 30/11/2020

National Brain Research Programme (DOMESTIC RESEARCH PROJECT)

Design, fabrication and validation of novel microelectrodes for optogenetic and infrared neural stimulation in the hippocampus and deep-brain areas. (grant no.: KTIA NAP 13-2-2015-0004).

Coordinator: Z. Fekete
Members: Á. Horváth, A. Zátonyi, Z Bérces, A. Pongrácz
Domestic collaborators: I. Ulbert (MTA TTK KPI), P. Barthó (MTA TTK), L. Négyessy (MTA Wigner), Zs. Borhegyi (ELTE)
Duration: 01/03/2015 - 31/12/2017

Richter Témapályázat 2013 (INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH PROJECT)

Topic: validation of silicon microelectrodes in fundamental pharmacological research on brain plasticity
(granted by Gedeon Richter Plc)

Coordinators: Z. Fekete
Members: M. Kiss, A. Pongracz
Domestic collaborator: G. Juhász (MTA-ELTE Proteomics Group)
Duration: 01/09/2013 - 31/08/2015

Understanding the impact of nanostructuring to control neural cell - solid surface interactions at brain-machine interfaces (DOMESTIC RESEARCH PROJECT)

Study on the effect of nanostructuring processes on the immune response of the brain tissue to implanted neural probes
(grant no.: OTKA NN 116550)

Coordinator: A. Pongrácz
Members: Zs. Bérces, P. Fürjes, Z. Fekete
Domestic collaborators: E. Madarász (MTA KOKI), I. Ulbert (MTA TTK KPI)
International collaborator: P. Ruther (IMTEK, Univeristy of Freiburg, Germany)
Duration: 01/11/2015 - 31/10/2018