Work packages


Work packages

WP1 – Visual Restoration by Prosthesis: preclinical validation – WP leader: Tübingen University

– Reach cell resolution using photosensitive stimulating nanoparticles
– Assess the synergy of hybrid chemical/ electrical stimulations,
– Demonstrate functional efficacy of a whole diamond visual prosthesis

ESR implementing their research project in this WP: Julie Zhang, Cristina Soldini, Marlene Pfeffer

WP2 – Visual Restoration by chemical and biological photoswitches: preclinical validation – WP leader: Sorbonne Université (Institut de la Vision)

– Develop new chemical photoswitches
– Evaluate new cell targets to achieve natural ON/OFF responses
– Compare response properties to optogenetic stimulation versus electrical implants

ESR implementing their research project in this WP: Samuele Virgili, Dharm Singh Yadav, Andreea-Elena Cojocaru, Jasnoor

WP3 – From natural vision to model for artificial vision – WP leader: Miguel Hernandez University

– Develop algorithms to enhance useful visual information in an image,
– Develop bio-inspired model to encode visual information for artificial vision – Develop visual encoding schemes for prosthetic vision
– Develop models to predict the outcome of prosthetic vision

ESR implementing their research project in this WP: Sandrine Hinrichs, Fabrizio Grani, David Berling, Luca Baroni

WP4 – Visual Perception during retinal diseases in animal models and patients – WP leader: Aalto University

– Define how the visual system is evolving during the pathological process in animal models and patients.
– Propose new clinical endpoints to demonstrate a benefit for the patients in their daily life.

ESR implementing their research project in this WP:  Aleksandra Poluianova, Krishna Dovzhik, Dorota Wacławczyk, Alireza Talebi

WP5 – Training & Dissemination – WP leader: EPFL

– Training activities in excellent level
– Train well ESRs with a large carrer perspectives
– Inform general public about EnTRAIN Vision project


News & events

ESRs First meeting 1600 900 enTRAIN VISION

ESRs First meeting

  On the 1st of February, our ESR team composed of 15 young researchers met for the first time since the beginning of the project. Due to Covid-19, the meeting was held on-line but it…

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enTRAIN Vision Kick-off meeting! 430 293 enTRAIN VISION

enTRAIN Vision Kick-off meeting!

The Kick-off meeting of enTRAIN Vision will take place on 24th September 2020. Due to the COVD-19 travel and meeting restriction, the meeting will be held remotely. Supervisors, ESRs and administrative representatives of all partners…

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Extended deadline! 430 293 enTRAIN VISION

Extended deadline!

The submission deadline for ESR4, ESR5, ESR6, ESR9, ESR10, ESR13, ESR14 and ESR15 has been postponed to 29th May 2020! Apply now to join a network of leading labs in vision restoration!

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