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Biomimetic MicroElectronic Systems
Engineering Research Center
University of Southern California

1450 San Pablo Street
DVRC - 130
Los Angeles, CA 90033

T. 323-442-6786
F. 323-442-6790


BMES Expertise includes:
  • Implantable microelectronics
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Low power battery technology
  • Hermetic sealing
  • Biocompatible materials
  • Imaging

Industry Member Benefits:
Benefit Senior Technology
Interaction with leading researchers intimately familiar with technologies relevant to company products and who can provide feedback and comments that may potentially lead to competitive advantages in the marketplace and improvements in service to end users.
Advanced copies of BMES's annual report to the NSF, which documents progress of all research and education programs in BMES.  •  •
Opportunities for personnel exchanges, either company personnel at BMES or BMES researchers at company facilities, subject to appropriate review and documentation.  •  •
Listing on BMES website.  •  •
Access to BMES student resumes for recruitment or internship purposes.  •  •
Open invitation to visit BMES.  •  •
Direct lines of communication between BMES and key Senior or Technology (dependent on your companies commitment level) Member executives to provide opportunities for collaboration - distribution list of all Senior or Technology Member executives.  •  •

Access to BMES's state-of-the-art, cutting edge research and technology applications and option to negotiate a royalty-bearing license or option agreement to negotiate such license, subject to any and all BMES contractual commitments with third parties.

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Advanced invitations to BMES programs, conferences, workshops, and seminars dealing with biomimetic microelectronic systems.  •  •
Advanced copies of newsletters.  •  •
Timely summaries of all research advances, new inventions and discoveries arising from general research activities of the USC/BMES that appear to have potential commercial value (see Senior Agreement for more details).  •  
Seat on Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) and participation in SWOT analysis and other activities at IAB meetings.  •  
Access to state-of-the-art, cutting edge research and technology applications specific to the company (from research specified in Senior Member Directed Research Agreement, consistent with BMES’s Strategic Plan) with potential utility within the Senior Member’s organization, subject to the terms of the Agreement.
A designated Senior Member Company Day, during which key company executives and researchers can be exposed to specific technologies and demonstrations in their field of interest.  •


Click here for more information on how to join the BMES ERC Industry Program.