– Nielsen, Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Medtronic, Microsoft and Brainlab emerge as leading IP holders
San Francisco, CA– (May 6, 2015) – SharpBrains, the leading market research firm tracking applied neuroscience, unveiled today–at the 2015 NeuroGaming Summit–a new 206-page report that, for the first time, analyzes the major intellectual property trends in the Pervasive Neurotechnology industry: non-invasive, potentially ubiquitous neurotechnologies, commercially viable outside major medical institutions or research facilities.
“Through this report’s wide and deep analysis, SharpBrains has made another key contribution to our understanding of the tools and technologies that are at the forefront of the global neurotechnology industry, and at the forefront of technology overall,” highlights Zack Lynch, Executive Director and Founder of the Neurotechnology Industry Organization.
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Alzheimer’s cure behind the boom in brain science (Financial Review):
“Biogen is one of many members of big pharma seeking the blockbuster drug which will inevitably be worth multiple billions of dollars. Big pharma in the US spends about $US5 billion a year on Alzheimer’s research and development.
Exponential growth in the disease over the past decade has not been accompanied by the development of approved drugs. In fact, Read the rest of this entry »
Marketing Cognition Products (Natural Products Insider):
“Cognition and brain health is a hot topic, especially in light of the aging population…As there is currently no cure for dementia, consumers have a strong interest in both performance and preventive cognition products that include an array of options from Read the rest of this entry »
Time for SharpBrains’ April e-newsletter, wrapping up this month’s key neuroscience studies, neurotechnology news and brain fitness insights…and including a fun brain teaser at the end.
Finally, here’s a brain teaser to test your attention and memory: Can you identify Apple’s logo?
Have a great month of May
Brain research at Toronto health centre gets $100M funding boost in federal budget (National Post):
“Ottawa is helping fund a $100 million initiative with Toronto’s Baycrest Health Sciences to develop a national hub for brain research…“Past generations of adults said they were most concerned about cancer or heart disease. This generation says they’re most concerned about their brains,” said Dr. Reichman. Read the rest of this entry »
By: Dr. David Rabiner
Are dietary interventions effective for treating ADHD? This has been a controversial question over the years with strong proponents on both sides of the issue. For many parents and professionals, trying to parse through the different claims about the impact of diet on ADHD has been challenging and confusing. Read the rest of this entry »
Brain training start-up Peak secures $7m Series A funding (startups UK):
“London-based brain training app Peak has closed a $7m Series A round led by Creandum – known for its early investment in Spotify – with participation from existing investors Read the rest of this entry »