About BrainGate, Inc.
BrainGate, Inc. is a company owned by Tufts University, focused on the advancement of the ground-breaking BrainGate™ Neural Interface Technology and associated intellectual property. The BrainGate company was founded by Jeffrey M. Stibel, A95, and led by a seasoned team of entrepreneurs with a goal to advance movement through thought alone. For over a decade the company has partnered with leading academic institutions, corporations, and various non-profit and government organizations on the research, science, and development of applied commercial technology. In 2019, Jeff Stibel and his colleagues donated BrainGate, Inc. to Tufts University.
BrainGate’s intellectual property is based on technology that can sense, transmit, analyze, and apply the language of neurons. The BrainGate technology is relevant across many platforms but the core areas of focus have been three-fold:
The BrainGate technology may also provide greater insight into motor function and sensory feedback between the brain and other parts of the body. Use of the BrainGate technology to better understand cellular communication within organs other than the brain is also being explored.