We are a dynamic and ambitious team of young researchers motivated to create a big impact on the lives of many blind people. Our team spirit helps us to achieve our goal more efficiently, but also to create a great working ambience. We are excited to work on such an impactful innovation and give our best to bring it to reality!



Frederik Ceyssens, PhD

Co-Founder and CEO

Frederik co-founded the Start Up ReVision Implant together with Peter, with great ambition and motivation. Together with the rest of the team he works hands-on on developing the intra-cortical visual prosthesis. 

Laura Apolinario

R&D Engineer

Laura joined our research team to work on the development of the Occular implant, focussing on lifetime testing and insertion techniques.

Laurens Goyvaerts

R&D Engineer

Laurens is working with us on the fabrication and characterization of the Occular implant and especially focuses on implant lifetime.


Maarten Schelles

R&D Engineer, PhD Candidate

Maarten works as part of his PhD with us on the encapsulation, the stimulator and the electronics of the entire device. He has an eye for detail and shows great dedication. 

Jasmine Peeters


Jasmin worked as a financial analyst at DHL Express and as European Controller at C&A, as well as a Senior Costing Analyst at DHL International. She then became Financial Planning Manager at DHL International.

Research partners at KU Leuven


Prof. Peter Janssen, MD


Peter is a neuroscientist with a life-long experience in reseach on the visual system. His great experience in neural implants and work on large primates make him the perfect science partner for ReVision.

Prof. Michael Kraft

Michael Kraft leads the ESAT research division Micro- and Nano-systems. He joined ESAT as a full professor in October 2017 and has more than 20 years experience in the design, fabrication and characterization of a wide range of micro- and nanosystems.


Lara Merken

R&D Scientist, PhD candidate

With immense dedication, Lara studies the use of our implants during in vivo experiments on primates in her capacity as Peter's research assistant.