TODOC Co., Ltd.

Developing low-cost but highly effective cochlear implant system based on micro-fabrication process. We can explore another $1B market in developing countries.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Seoul, South Korea
  • Currency KRW
  • Founded October 2015
  • Employees 5
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website

Company Summary

Low-Cost but Highly Effective Cochlear Implant System based on LCP can reduce device cost by 50% compared to conventional devices. Because it utilizes polymeric material and semiconductor fabrication process, it is compatible with magnetic resonance imaging and is scalable to high density neural interfaces. Presently, trial products including cochlear electrode array and neuromodulator are being tested in animal studies.


  • * MS of EE, Seoul National University
    * 8 Yrs: Samsung electronics(SEC), CDMA/DMB/mWimax/LTE Modem
    * 3 Yrs: MITech, Deep Brain Stimulation IC
    * 3 Yrs: Mentor Graphics Korea, Front-end Tool Application Consultant
    * 3 Research Articles
    * 13 Patents
    * Awards
    - Best Achievement Award, SEC
    - Excellent Award for 6 Sigma Project, SEC
    - Best Achievement Award, MITech
    - Q3 FY15 Outstanding Application Engineer Award, Mentor Graphics Korea

  • Jin Won Kim

    *Ph.D, EE of Seoul National Univ.
    *1 Yr, Postdoc., Temple Univ.
    *6 Mon, Postdoc., Drexel Univ.
    *2 yrs, KBioHeath Medical Device Development Center (S.Korean Government Facility)
    *4 yrs, Nurobiosys, Cochlear Implant Package & Electrode
    *3 mon, Inter-University Semiconductor Research Center, Dry Etch
    *5 Research Articles

  • Woojin Ahn

    *MS, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
    *8yr, Samsung Electronics, Chip Design and Analysis
    *1yr, YBrain, Bioelectronics Hardware
    *4 Research Articles
    *8 Patents
    *Second Prize, RF Engineering Competition

  • *MS, Biomedical Engineering, Yonsei Univ.
    *5yrs, Nurobiosys, Cochlear Implant Electronics
    *4yrs, PhD Candidate in Brain Science, Seoul National University
    *2016 Association for Research in Otolaryngology Travel Award


  • Sung June Kim
    Seung Ha Oh

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