BCI & NEUROTECHNOLOGY SPRING SCHOOL 2024
April 22- May 1, 2024 (GMT Vienna)
2023 was the biggest Spring School ever, with 15787 attendees from 113 countries and 340 hackers in 51 teams at the BR41N.IO hackathon. Let’s make 2024 another educational highlight of the year.
Learn from renowned, international experts and join the BR41N.IO Designers’ Hackathon to create your own brain-computer interface or biomedical applications. This event is targeting biomedical engineers, neuroscientists, developers, makers, neurologists, neurosurgeons, therapists or researchers active in the brain-computer interface space and neurotechnology.
Elite universities typically require you to register for 14 credits per semester, which costs about $50,000 USD. We provide cutting-edge education for free, we provide 14 credits and have an exam at the end of the Spring School.
- Become a Hosting Institution for the Spring School 2024 and participate virtually with your class
- Participate in the BR41N.IO Designers' Hackathon virtually with your class
- Get hands-on experience in the BR41N.IO Designers' Hackathon
- Video recordings will be available for 1 week
- Win a Unicorn Hybrid Black in the social media challenge
- Get a participation certificate with 14 credits
- Add The Spring School to your CV
- Speak with your university to get ETCS points
WHAT ATTENDEES SAY ABOUT THE SPRING SCHOOL
“I attended the g.tec medical engineering GmbH 2023 Spring School for BCI & Neurotechnology. Before attending, I was excited, reading through the curriculum like it were a menu at a Michelin-starred restaurant. During, I was impressed by the breadth of the topics covered and the excellent quality of the research presented, both in originality and execution, and dare I say, boldness. Thinking back on it now, I’d like to congratulate everyone involved in organizing it, including Dr. Christoph Guger and the speakers!
It is becoming clear that the Spring School represents an unmissable event every year for everyone active in the neurotech industry as a 360 overview, as well as an invaluable resource for people passionate about the field!”
“I had the chance to participate in BCI & Neurotechnology Spring School offered by g.tec medical engineering GmbH, where I had the opportunity to learn from a diverse group of 122 speakers who represented 84 universities and companies from around the world. The program was quite intense, but it was worth it! The event covered a comprehensive range of topics including brain-computer interface (BCI), EEG signal processing, VR, neural imaging, and AI. It was an incredible opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of this fascinating field and connect with experts from different backgrounds.”Berrak Hoşgören - Spring School 2023 Attendee, MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience, Università degli Studi di Padova
“Not only did I attend 10 days of BCI & Neurotechnology lectures from leading scientists from all over the globe. Now my mind is packed with science. And even better: I passed the exam 90/100 at the end of spring school. I certainly did not expect that after 10 days in a row with lecture after lecture. It was a great opportunity to get to know more about the current state-of-art as well expanding knowledge on neuroimaging, neuromodulation, neurorehabilitation and BCIs.
Thank you very much to Dr. Christoph Guger and the whole team at g.tec medical engineering GmbH for organizing this great spring school. I can only recommend attending the BCI & Neurotechnology Spring School, see you next year!”
“I feel grateful to have been able to take part in the enriching experience of diving into the world of BCI during the BCI Spring School 2023 provided by g.tec medical engineering GmbH. The intensity of the course was worth it, as I have gained an immense amount of knowledge and insights into the cutting-edge field of BCI. One of the highlights of the BCI Spring School 2023 was the hackathon, where participants were developing fascinating BCI applications and fantastic projects.
Overall, participating in the BCI Spring School 2023 was an amazing experience that exceeded my expectations in every way. I am thankful for the opportunity to have learned from such a talented and diverse group of professionals, and I look forward to continuing to explore the exciting possibilities of BCI technology in the future.”
“I wanted to take a moment to express my sincere thanks to Dr. Christoph Guger and g.tec medical engineering GmbH for organizing the g.tec Spring School 2023. The program was incredibly informative, and I feel like I learned so much. I was particularly impressed by the quality of the speakers and their willingness to answer questions and provide guidance throughout the program. I also appreciated the opportunity to connect with other participants and build my professional network. Thank you again for all your hard work and for providing such a valuable learning experience.”Dr. Gaurav Sharma - Spring School 2023 Attendee, Senior Consultant Physiotherapist at Institute of Brain and Spine, India
“The g.tec medical engineering GmbH Spring School has equipped me with valuable knowledge and skills that I can now apply in my personal and professional life. It’s amazing how much can be learned in a short amount of time with the right resources and support.
I want to thank Dr. Christoph Guger, Alexander Lechner, and fellow participants for making the journey unforgettable. I’ve had the privilege of learning from and connecting with some truly amazing individuals. Their passion and dedication to teaching made the learning experience engaging and enjoyable. I’m excited to see where this newfound knowledge and skills take me. Cheers to new beginnings and endless possibilities.”
“After completing a virtual internship, Francisco Fernandes invited me to register for BCI and Neurotechnology Spring School 2022. I wasn’t sure that I’d be able to attend 130 hours in 10 days. Nevertheless, I’m glad that I did. I would like to thank Dr. Christoph Guger for arranging this spring school and gathering great scientists from all over the globe to present many amazing studies in only 10 days. I look forward to the next spring school.“Abrar K Moghalles - Spring School 2022 Attendee, BSc in Biochemistry
“10 days & 130 hours of quality content from experts, researchers and practitioners in the field of #BCI & #neurotechnology. 🧠 Many thanks to Dr. Christoph Guger and the entire g.tec medical engineering GmbH team for this opportunity!“Angela Natalizio - Spring School 2022 Attendee, Biomedical Engineer, PhD Student at Politecnico di Torino
“I would like to thank g.tec medical engineering GmbH and all those who contributed to the success of the meeting dedicated to BCI & NEUROTECHNOLOGY. They have been days of intense activity and involvement, which have seen a fruitful discussion and an interesting exchange of ideas with a clearly professional value. I take this opportunity to express all my appreciation for the stimulating presentations as they have been constructive and indispensable for stay connected to the field and learn more. Looking forward for the next event of this great team.“Angelo Di Iorio - Spring School 2022 Attendee, Biomedical Engineer, Laboratoire d'Informatique Robotique et Microélectronique de Montpellier LIRMM, Termoli, Italy
“It was an immense pleasure to have been able to participate in your course on Neuroscience and Neurotechnology, our brain has no limits, it is an ever more advanced frontier, neuroscience is the future. Thank you very much Dr. Christoph Guger and g.tec medical engineering GmbH for this amazing course! 🧠“Chiara Pirani - Spring School 2022 Attendee, Molecular Biologist, Rimini, Italy
“#BCIandNeurotechnologySpringSchool2022 has officially ended for this year. Happy to have attended all 130 hours, 10 days (with no coffee breaks!)! Thanks again Dr. Christoph Guger and everyone at g.tec medical engineering GmbH for the organization of this event, and thanks to all the illustrious lecturers who gave their enlightening talks! I feel that my knowledge of the field has really expanded, and I know there is still plenty to learn, but nevertheless I hope to do more in the #neurotechnology and #bci in the future!“Francesco Vella - Spring School 2022 Attendee, Biomedical Engineer, M.Sc, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
“An impressive experience, I am thankful for Spring School 2022 by g.tec medical engineering GmbH. It was 10 days of continuous amazement, that is what make researchers fall in love with this field. And this is proof of my commitment to becoming one!!!! #experience #engineering #medical #gtec2022“Henry Rivera - Spring School 2022 Attendee, BCI & Data Science Enthusiast, Mechatronic Engineer, Munich, Germany
“For two years, a part of my Ph.D. works are related to BCI( Brain-Computer Interface ), most of my research activities connecting robots with the human brain, so all my previous interest in BCI-robots activities, however after I’ve attended #BCIandNeurotechnologySpringSchool2022 organized by g.tec medical engineering GmbH, it really ignites great interest and passions for driving deep in this field for its great potential not only to improve human performance in future but, also for tangible results in many medical fields. Honestly, these ten days transferred ten decades of accumulated knowledge and experience, but it also was painful and frustrated 😤 more than 10 hours every day without even a coffee ☕ break“Karameldeen Omer - Spring School 2022 Attendee, PhD Student, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
“I am happily sharing the certificate of the last 10days achievement in #Neurotechnology. g.tec medical engineering GmbH organized a wonderful spring school that I was invited to participate. It was challenging since full-day workshops occupied my days, but every second was worth it!
I am thankful for the very inspiring lectures.“
“I am delighted to be part of the team who won the Data Analysis projects during the BR41N.IO Brain-Computer Interface Hackathon (45 teams, 53 countries). A huge learning experience using an invasive BCI system where we sought to decode different hand movements using ECoG data from an epileptic subject. So grateful to the g.tec team for this opportunity, for organizing the BCI & Neurotechnology Spring School 2022, a 10 day/130 hours event bringing together the top experts of the field and offering invaluable knowledge both to beginners and professionals. The most special thanks and admiration to Dr. Christoph Guger for inspiring all of us to collaborate and advance the BCI research.“María Goñi - Spring School 2022 Attendee, Ph.D., Neuroscience researcher Aachen, Germany
“I want to thank g.tec medical engineering GmbH for hosting this year’s BCI and Neurotechnology Spring School 2022. 130 tough hours listening to amazing researchers, professors, and experts in the field of BCI and neurotechnology. I went into this spring school as a newbie in the field to figure out if this field is worth pursuing in the future. The speakers have managed to spark my interest with their extremely fascinating insights and plans. I am staying active in this field and looking forward to many more talks at conferences or the next Spring school!“Maximilian Hohenbühel - Spring School 2022 Attendee, Student at TH Deggendorf - Section Artificial Intelligence Bolzano, Italy
“It was 130 hours in 10 days with no coffee breaks, could I make it through these? 🤔 At first, that’s what I thought. Oh goodness, I had a wonderful time! 🤩 I’ve been intrigued with neuroscience and its trends lately. It was mind-boggling to see amazing talks and discussions from experts in BCI and NeuroTech on amazing topics: VR, robotics, neurosurgery. 🤯 The BR41N.IO Hackathon is also STACKED with astonishing projects. A million thanks to Dr. Christoph Guger and the entire g.tec team for conducting the fantastic event. I’ve learned a ton. 🙏 This will be truly one of my remarkable experience by far.“Mohamad Alamsyah - Spring School 2022 Attendee, Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate at Bandung Institute of Technology Bandung, Indonesia
“I’ve had the pleasure to participate in BCI & Neurotech Spring School organised. 10 days, 130 hours (without coffee breaks! :D) and amazing speakers from all around the world. I’ve learned much about ECoG, fNIRS, CCEP, SSVEP and ERD used in brain-computer interfaces. Their capabilities reach from neurorehabilitation to fashion (Thanks to Anouk Wipprecht for extremely inspiring talk!). I also had an opportunity to participate in BR41N.IO Hackathon. Me and my team were analysing motor imagery BCI dataset from a chronic stroke patient. We won the 2nd place.“Monika Tutaj - Spring School 2022 Attendee, Postgraduate student at SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Neurocognitive Science, Poland
“I am really grateful that I joined the biggest BCI meeting, the BCI & Neurotechnology Spring School 2022. 130 hrs, 10 days of intense training in neurotech were fascinating and getting into new cutting edge techniques and data analysis methods. Huge thanks to Dr. Christoph Guger and g.tec medical engineering GmbH for this incredible opportunity of high level education.“Rolando Arpi - Spring School 2022 Attendee, Master's Degree in Biomedical Engineering - Poltecnico di Torino Rome, Italy
“With 10 days and 130 hours of presentations, the g.tec medical engineering GmbH’s amazing Spring School 2022 comes to an end. Absolutely delighted to have gotten a chance to attend the sessions given by pioneers in the field of neurotechnology. Saying that I am inspired and motivated would be an understatement, for sure.“Shrestha Agarwal - Spring School 2022 Attendee, Maharashtra, India
“10 days, 130 hours of presentations, and one awesome hackathon with some of the best ideas later, the BCI Spring School 2022 has come to an end. It has been a wonderful journey through neurotechnology and most surely shaping career paths for everyone who attended. A huge thanks g.tec for creating this platform and bringing in some of the best minds in neurotechnology to speak. Each lecture was amazing and gave a lot of ideas to take home. Definitely looking forward to attending the talks and the hackathon next year.“Sujay Sadashiva - Spring School 2022 Attendee, MSc Artificial Intelligence (Cogsys), Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
“Incredible experience with such passionate people and mind blowing presentations. Special thanks to g.tec medical engineering GmbH for organising such an expansive and intriguing spring school and promoting this niche but priceless area for those interested.“Yildiz Dilara Parry - Spring School 2022 Attendee, Data & AI Analyst at Accenture, MSc in Biomedicine (specialised in Neuroscience), BCI & Robotics Enthusiast Belgium
“Through these intensive 10 days I learned about countless cutting-edge applications of neurotechnology from professionals world-wide. I am also truly humbled by their initiative of free education and the impact it has and will have on the next generation of scientists!“Joao Pereira - Spring School 2021 Attendee
„I have always been interested in BCI and the Spring School 2021 provided a comprehensive resource to understand all elementary concepts and SOTA research ongoing in the field. Read my complete summary about my experiences attending the g.tec BCI & Neurotechnology Spring School 2021. ”Nayanika Biswas - Spring School 2021 Attendee
“The Spring School 2021 was a great opportunity to learn and connect with great minds from various disciplines around the world! This was truly phenomenal!“Victor Nguyen - Spring School 2021 Attendee
“For me, as a speech-language pathologist and audiologist, it is very important to be aware of new technologies that can make a difference in patients’ lives! And as a master’s student in Neuroengineering the Spring School 2021 was 10 days of full knowledge and learning new things in my research area!”Carolina Evangelista - Spring School 2021 Attendee
I put the BCI & Neurotechnology Spring School and g.tec’s webinars into the curriculum of my University and my students from the BrainLab are following eagerly.Adriane B. Randolph, PhD - Director of Kennesaw State University BrainLab
„I participated in the Spring School 2021 for ten days, it was a great experience and I learned a lot. I got to know professors and different fields of study in BCI technology. Furthermore, all of the other g.tec staff members contribute to this great school and taught us how to record EEG signals with the new g.tec instruments.“Helia Mirabi - Spring School 2021 Attendee
“This Spring School covers all parts of the BCI world from non-invasive to invasive measurement and its application! It gave me a whole new experience learning more about those BCI applications and what everyone is working on. I really enjoyed the keynote speakers and learned a lot from them. “Praewpiraya Wiwatphonthana - Spring School 2021 Attendee
“The BCI & Neurotechnology Spring School 2021 was an amazing experience, ten days of great talks and presentations from some of the most important researchers in the field of Neuroscience. In the weekend, I took part in the Virtual Brain Hackathon! Our work aimed to implement a pipeline to augment SSVEP data using a TimeGAN model.“Giacomo D’Amicantonio - Spring School 2021 Attendee, Machine Learning Journal Club Member
“These 10 days were really amazing and very educational. One of the most wonderful parts was connecting with great minds from various disciplines and countries.“Shreyansh Sheth - Spring School 2021 Attendee
“In these 10 days I had the opportunity to focus on the theme Brain-Computer Interface and to discover once again the great power of technology on improving living conditions.
Competing in my first hackathon was a great stimulus and allowed me to get to know brilliant and creative people from all over the world.“