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Good news: The Digital Revolution meets the Human Brain (as evidenced by the explosion of neurotech patent filings)

PatentExample_neurotechOur brain is at the core of every­thing we do, from the every-day deci­sions we make to the epic emo­tions we feel when we fall in love. Giv­en its vital role in our lives, it is great news that two of the most well-fund­ed research pro­grams in the world focus on the brain sci­ences: Read the rest of this entry »

In the news: How non-invasive neurotechnology will enhance work and life

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Our new report is mak­ing the media rounds…

ReutersBrain tech­nol­o­gy patents soar as com­pa­nies get inside peo­ple’s heads

From ways to eaves­drop on brains and learn what adver­tise­ments excite con­sumers, to devices that alle­vi­ate depres­sion, the num­ber of U.S. patents award­ed for “neu­rotech­nol­o­gy” has soared since 2010, accord­ing to an analy­sis released on Wednes­day.

Neu­rotech has gone well beyond med­i­cine, with non-med­ical cor­po­ra­tions, often under the radar, devel­op­ing neu­rotech­nolo­gies to enhance work and life,” Alvaro Fer­nan­dez said.

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Nielsen: #1 Holder of Pervasive Neurotech Intellectual Property*

Nielsen_logoNielsen is a glob­al orga­ni­za­tion focus­ing on infor­ma­tion mea­sure­ment. With a reach of over 100 coun­tries, Nielsen ana­lyzes trends in con­sumer behav­ior, includ­ing which prod­ucts con­sumers buy and which video con­tent con­sumers watch. In 2011 Nielsen acquired Neu­ro­Fo­cus to Read the rest of this entry »

First-ever Pervasive Neurotechnology Report finds 10,000+ Patent Filings Transforming Medicine, Entertainment and Business

– Nielsen, Advanced Neu­ro­mod­u­la­tion Sys­tems, Medtron­ic, Microsoft and Brain­lab emerge as lead­ing IP hold­ers

Pervasive Neurotechnology Infographic 430wide

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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.

Over the past two years Read the rest of this entry »

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