Elon Musk’s brain-computer interface (BCI) startup, Neuralink, reportedly received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to conduct some form of “in-human” trials for its surgically implanted brain device.
Congratulations Neuralink team! https://t.co/AWZGf33UDrIt’s unclear at this time what kind of trials the Neuralink tweet is referring to — the only other information mentioned was that the company isn’t accepting applicants yet.
Neuralink was denied the FDA’s approval for human trials in early 2022 over several concerns related to safety, which, at the time, the company was reportedly working to resolve.
The FDA’s apparent U-turn would indicate that such concerns have been worked out, and the company should then be free to conduct limited testing of its surgically implanted BCI device.Read more on cointelegraph.com