Research grant application

Published on by Stéphanie Duplus - updated on

Once again this year, Silmo Academy supports for a research project in the field of optics and vision science

Since 2010, Silmo Academy has set itself the goal of supporting professionals working in ophthalmic optics in their quest for excellence by proposing workshops and a scientific symposium where they can enhance their knowledge and share ideas with experts from every field.
Since 2016, Silmo Academy has chosen to support a research project in the field of optics and vision science. It is offering a €10,000 grant for a project submitted by an individual researcher or research team, with the winning project selected by the scientific committee.

Eligibility criteria

You must be leading a research project specifically in the field of optics and vision science
You must be an EU national

Terms and conditions of entry

Applicants must submit the following by no later than June 10, 2017
- Resume
- Full presentation of the project
- Methodology
- Resources already available (sponsor, internship supervisor, grants secured etc.)
- Resources still required in order to successfully complete their project

Timetable and selection process

Until June 10, 2017: project applications received
In July: selection of the three best projects by the Scientific Committee.
In September: if necessary oral presentation of selected projects by applicants.
From 7th to 9th October: winning project announced and presented during the Silmo Academy

Applications must be received by June 10, 2017

Please send these to: SILMO ACADEMY 185, rue de Bercy 75012 Paris - France
Or by email to: [email protected]

Click here to download the rules for the grant application award
Click here to download the press release