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Academic Purchase Program

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A free Kernel Flow for one year.

Secure your spot today and get early access to the next generation of Kernel Flow, free to use for 12 months. Deliveries will begin in the second half of 2022.

Kernel Flow is a state-of-the-art TD-fNIRS human brain measurement system with four tiers of configuration: 25% coverage (minimum configuration), 50% coverage, 75% coverage and 100% coverage (whole-head).

Academic purchases are traditionally based on preliminary findings and long funding cycles, making it difficult for researchers to access the most advanced technologies, leaving them stuck using old systems.

We are breaking this cycle.

Flow U is your solution: 12 months of access to Kernel Flow, for free, to use in your academic lab. After 12 months choose to:

  1. Purchase
  2. Convert to a monthly subscription
  3. Return (no questions asked, you owe nothing)

Eligibility Requirements

  • Tenure/research track faculty, or ability to purchase instrumentation on behalf on an institution
  • Ability to submit grants as an independent investigator
  • At an accredited academic institution

Don't qualify? Contact sales for pricing options.


Step 1: Choose your Flow configuration.

* All Systems include Kernel Cloud free for 12 months.

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Step 2: Apply Today

Please provide the following information:

Flow Product Spec

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Step 3: Work with us to complete the agreement.

Shipping order will be determined based on the completion date of this step.

Step 4: Payment will be due twelve months after you receive Flow.

Note: For any reason, you can return the system at any time within 12 months of the day you receive it.

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What to Expect

  • Delivery of Flow beginning in the second half of 2022.
  • Full suite of Kernel reference tasks.
  • Flow UI with automated laser tuning and real-time coupling index dashboard.
  • Resources including start-up guides, Kernel support, and community forums.

Frequently asked questions

What will Kernel Cloud cost me after the 12 month free period?

We are currently gathering data and will be sharing pricing in Q1 2022. It will be based upon usage and be market competitive.

What if we want more than one system?

Full payment is required for the second system.

Can I add more modules later?

Yes! However, additional module purchases beyond those included in the original order will be subject to production capacity following Flow U fulfillment.

Can my research group get more than one device?

One device per research group. Only valid for new customers.

Are any accessories included with this?

You can optionally buy a data acquisition computer for $3500 and a sync box for $1500.

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