New publication on the economic impact of blindness in Europe

The purose of the publication is to estimate the annual loss of productivity from blindness and moderate to severe visual impairment (MSVI) in the population aged >50 years in the European Union (EU)
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Investing in the European future we want

Report of the independent High Level Group on maximising the impact of EU Research & Innovation Programmes
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Tactile Displays for the Visually Impaired - Horizon Prizes - € 3 Million

People with visual impairment have serious difficulties in accessing digital information. Their access becomes even more problematic when the digital content is composed of graphic elements, which are particularly hard to translate. Tactile or haptic displays are the next frontier in communication, relaying texts and graphics through our sense of touch. So let them feel the internet!
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Traffic Light Pilot for Visually Impaired People

Today's smartphones are powerful enough to perform complex image processing. The idea was born to develop an innovative app to detect the red and green phases of a pedestrian lights and translating them to acoustic or tactile signals.
» Traffic Light Pilot for Visually Impaired People

ZEISS Scientific Poster Awards at the Young Researcher Vision Camp 2017

ZEISS recognizes the winners for outstanding scientific contributions and awards excellence in research in vision and ophthalmology.
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Why should young scientists visit the European Parliament?

The European Parliament is based in Strasbourg, Luxembourg and Brussels. Most of the plenary sessions are held in Strasbourg, although the Members of the European Parliament have their main offices in Brussels, while Luxembourg hosts parts of the administration.
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Visionary of the Quarter

Young Researcher in Focus

Read more about Federica Storti and her work in the field of vision research.

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