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Francisco Teixeira

CEO & Founder, MuArts

Francisco is the CEO & co-founder of MuArts, a BCI start-up specialised in using the Neurofeedback model for the arts and media. Francisco has a BSc in Psychology and a MSc in Neuroscience from King´s College London and 3 years of research in the University of Porto and 5 years of clinical Neurofeedback practice at Neurobios – Neuroscience Institute.

MuArts was incubated with a #MusicBricks programme, and this incubation resulted in multiple recognitions: a nomination for Prix Ars Electronica STARTS, peer-reviewed papers, and 1m€ follow-up H2020 European funding for research into Clinical Neurofeedback and Gamification.

Since then, MuArts have been touring the world attending conferences and labs in places like Helsinki, Berlin, New York, Umea & London. This past year MuArts was invited by Michela Magas to attend a European Commission event in Brussels. Francisco is also being invited to numerous keynote speakers and conferences like TEDxPorto2016 and BoomFestival 2016.