DS0413 - Technologies pour la santé

SQIF-MRI : a breakthrough towards future MRI at low-field with high sensitivity. – SuperQIF

Submission summary

The SuperQIF project aims at initiating the development of a low-field MRI system which is intended to be inexpensive, open-spaced for both patients and physicians, and more equitably spread across the territory. To do so, it is proposed to transfer a new class of ultra-sensitive detectors in low-field Magnetic Resonance Imaging. This very high sensitivity allows to compensate for the lack of signal usually undergone at low fields, hence the use of open MRI systems which are more comfortable for the patients, cost-effective and as efficient as conventional high-field systems. There is a big potential outcome of this technological breakthrough on public heath and industrial renewing.

Project coordination

ERIC THIAUDIERE (Centre de Résonance Magnétique des Systèmes Biologiques UMR 5536 CNRS)

The author of this summary is the project coordinator, who is responsible for the content of this summary. The ANR declines any responsibility as for its contents.

Partner

THALES COMMUNICATIONS & SECURITY SA
LPN (CNRS DR IDF SUD) Laboratoire de Photonique et Nanostructures
UPR 20 CNRS Laboratoire de Photonique et de Nanostructures
THALES RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY
Université Bordeaux Centre de Résonance Magnétique des Systèmes Biologiques UMR 5536 CNRS

Help of the ANR 645,310 euros
Beginning and duration of the scientific project: September 2015 - 48 Months

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