EPFL/LSI
Expert in data analysis, low power circuit and system design, new concepts for low standby power
Giovanni De Micheli
EPFL
i-IronIC
Implantable/Wearable System for on-line Monitoring of Human Metabolic Conditions

EPFL/LSI
Expert in biomedical circuits and systems
Sandro Carrara
EPFL
EPFL/STI/GR-SCI-STI/SCI-STI-CD
Expert in Wireless electronics, RFID-circuit design, Low-power physiological sensing
Catherine Dehollain
EPFL
Institute for Research in Biomedicine/Bellinzona
Expert in characterization of signal transduction pathways at different developmental stages of the murine T cell1
Fabio Grassi
Institute for Research in Biomedicine
ETHZ/Integrated Systems Laboratory (IIS)
Expert in long distance RF communications, RF and mixed-signal design
Qiuting Huang
ETHZ
EPFL/STI/IEL/LSM
Expert in chip design, intelligent detector, VLSI design, high-level specification and synthesis, sensors development
Yusuf Leblebici
EPFL
EMPA/Department Materials and Systems for Protection and Wellbeing of the Body
Expert in biomaterials and biomolecules for medical and industrially interesting applications
Linda Thöny-Meyer
EMPA

Project Description

The project goals were to develop a fully implantable sensors system, involving multi-panel sensors capable to sense several metabolites, all in parallel, in real-time and CMOS design for the fully-implanted, complex, and low-consumption electronics for sensing and remote powering. 

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Our researchers in the media

Notable publications

A System for Wireless Power Transfer and Data Communication of Long-Term Bio-Monitoring
Kilinç, Enver G.; Baj-Rossi, Camilla; Ghoreishizadeh, Sara; Riario, Stefano; Stradolini, Francesca; Boero, Cristina; De Micheli, Giovanni; Maloberti, Franco; Carrara, Sandro; Dehollain, Catherine
IEEE Sensors Journal (ISSN: 1530-437X), vol. 15, num. 11, p. 6559-6569

Design, development, and validation of an in-situ biosensor array for metabolite monitoring of cell cultures
Boero, Cristina; Casulli, Maria Antonietta; Olivo, Jacopo; Foglia, Lorenzo; Orso, Eric; Mazza, Marco; Carrara, Sandro; De Micheli, Giovanni
Biosensors and Bioelectronics (ISSN: 0956-5663), vol. 61, p. 251-259

Do Carbon Nanotubes Contribute to Electrochemical Biosensing?
S. Carrara, C. Baj-Rossi, C. Boero and G. De Micheli
Electrochimica Acta, vol. 128, p. 102-112

Implantable devices: the future of blood monitoring?
G. De Micheli, C. Boero and S. Carrara
FSG Future Medicine Clinical Practice, vol. 10, num. 4, p. 385-388


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Posters from 2014


Sub-mW Reconfigurable Front-end IC for Biosensing and Calibration
Sara Ghoreishizadeh, Antonio Pullini, Sandro Carrara, Giovanni De Micheli

Posters from 2013


Integrated circuit design for implantable multi-target biosensor
Sara Ghoreishizadeh, Sandro Carrara, Giovanni De Micheli

Far-Field Remote Powering and Communication of Wireless Implantable Sensor Systems for Real-Time Monitoring
Onur Kazanc, Catherine Dehollain

IronIC Patch: A Wearable Device for Remote Powering and Connectivity of Implantable Systems
J. Olivo, A. Cavallini, S. Carrara, G. De Micheli

Comparison of differently integrated carbon nanotubes onto Pt microelectrodes
Irene Taurino, Arnaud Magrez, Andrea Cavallini, Laszlo Forro, Giovanni De Micheli, Sandro Carrara

Posters from 2012


Minituarized Antenna Design with Genetic Algorithm Optimization for Implantable Systems
Kazanc, Maloberti and Dehollain

Wireless Power Transfer for Implantable Sensors @ 2.45 GHz - Safety and Design Issues
Trajkovikj, Kazanc, Merli, Dehollain, Skrivervik

Electrochemical Insulin detection
Grassi, Carrara,Mastrantonio, Valgimigli, Cappa, De Micheli

Long-Distance Wireless Link for Sensor Applications
Schoenle, Fateh, Kleier, Burger, Qiuting Huang


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Posters from 2011


L-lactate oxidase from Aerococcus viridans for biosensor application
Renate Reiss, Michael Richter, Irene Taurino, Sandro Carrara, Michael Fairhead, Linda Thöny-Meyer

Biocompatibility of implantable prototypes for on-line monitoring of human metabolic conditions
Tanja Rezzonico-Jost, Michele Proietti, Andrea Cavallini, Giulia Siciliano, Giovanni De Micheli, Sandro Carrara, Fabio Grassi

Miniaturized Antenna Design with Genetic Algorithm Optimization for Implantable Systems
Onur Kazanc ,Maloberti, Catherine Dehollain

Circuit design for drug detection
Sara Ghoreishizadeh, Sandro Carrara


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