Bionic Vision Australia

Bionic eye inside

A functioning bionic eye is a step closer to reality after the federal government awarded $42 million in funding to a consortium including leading UNSW researchers.

Bionic eye technology developed at UNSW is giving Sydney a glimpse of the future in an exhibition at the Powerhouse Museum.

Bionic eye inside

A prototype bionic eye developed at UNSW could be ready for human trials by 2012 following the announcement of a national research collaboration.