Corporate Timeline

1983

Micro Probes, Inc. Founded

Micro Probes was created in 1984 by our CEO and Founder Martin Bak, in order to make globally available the electrode technology he helped develop over a three decade career at the US National Institutes of Health.

1988 - 1996

Micro Probes expands

Micro Probes builds and expands international distribution network in Japan, England and Germany.

Partnership with World Precision Instruments (WPI).

2002

Micro Probes launches a new product

Micro Probes products family launch: Micro Electrodes Arrays - MEA.

2004

Micro Probes launches a new product

Micro Probes products family launch: Micro Wires Arrays - MWA.

2005

Micro Probes Award

Micro Probes awarded NIH SBIR phase I grant for development of Floating Microelectrodes Arrays - FMAs.

2008

Micro Probes Certification

Micro Probes awarded NIH SBIR pashe II grant for development of AFMAs and WFMAs.

Micro Probes obtains 9001:2000 Quality Certification.

2009

Micro Probes re-branding to Microcrobes for Life Science

As a part of our business expansion and an expression of our continued commitment to better serving the life science and neuroscience community, Micro Probes was renamed to Microprobes for Life Science.

2011

Microprobes for Life Science Award

Microprobes for Life Science awarded DARPA ReNet – Advance Study Award for "Improvements for FMA Technology".

2012

Microprobes for Life Science release new product

Microprobes for Life Science initiates distribution in Singapore, Malaysia and India Release of the Opto-MEA.

2013

Microprobes for Life Science Award

Microprobes for Life Science awarded sub-contract on TATRC Grant - "Intracortical Visual Prosthesis in a Human".

2014

Microprobes for Life Science release new product

The Micro & Nano Nerve Cuffs are introduced to the market.

2015

Microprobes for Life Science release new product

Microprobes for Life Science adds to its products portfolio the Microwire Brush Arrays - MWA.

2016

Microprobes for Life Science Award

Microprobes for Life Science sub-contract on NIH Grant - "Clinical Testing of on Intracortical Visual Prosthesis System".