PIE Foundry

Training & Workshops

2023 Virtual Workshops

We are excited to announce our 2023 virtual workshop: Neural Recording with Polymer µElectrode Arrays.
Workshop attendance is free and open to all interested participants. Two sessions will be available on either May 1st or May 3rd 2023.

Topics covered will include:

  • Polymer MEA design rules & best practices
  • Applications of polymer MEAs in brain research
  • Surgical implantation of flexible MEAs
  • Using PIE Foundry resources
Register for Workshop

In Person Training

We are excited to offer in-person training available on a rolling basis. All in-person training will be conducted at the USC University-Park Campus in downtown Los Angeles, CA. Attendance is free and selection contingenent on a first-come-first-serve basis. Sessions will accomodate at most two attendees at once. Interested attendees should email PIEFoundry at USC dot edu for details and to arrange scheduling.

Training will include

  • Tour of PIE Foundry labs and facilities
  • Overview of fabrication process flow
  • Viewing of MEA implantation surgery
  • Neural recording and analysis hands-on training

Training Materials

Design Guide for Polymer MicroElectrode Arrays: This guide serves as a resource for users designing their own polymer MEAs or preparing a proposal submission to the PIE Foundry.