Andrada Iulia Velea

Andrada Velea was born in Timisoara, Romania, in 1994. She received her BSc degree in Electronics and Telecommunications in 2017 from the Polytechnic University of Timisoara and then moved to Delft in the Netherlands to pursue her MSc studies. She joined the Bioelectronics group at TU Delft in early 2019 to start work on her dissertation project on graphene-based implantable devices, which she completed in December 2019 with her MSc degree (cum laude) in Biomedical Engineering. At the start of 2020, she joined the Technologies for Bioelectronics group at the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM, Berlin, while still a member of the Bioelectronics group at TU Delft. She is currently working towards obtaining her PhD degree, focusing on the investigation and development of active neural implants using ultrasound and electricity as a means of stimulation.

A REVOLUTION FOR NEURAL IMPLANTS: WIRELESS CHARGING AND NERVE STIMULATION

The Moore4Medical project brings together no fewer than 66 companies, universities, and research institutes from more than ten countries. Their aim is to develop open technology platforms that offer revolutionary new opportunities for the medical sector and its patients. Fraunhofer…