The Vision Camp comes back in 2017!

We are proud to announce the next "Young Researcher Vision Camp " next year from June 30th until July 2nd, 2017
» The Vision Camp comes back in 2017!

Molecular patch inhibits 'blindness' in human skin cells

A step closer to genetic therapy for Usher Syndrome
» Molecular patch inhibits 'blindness' in human skin cells

The best Publications of the Year 2016

We are searching for the most impressing publication in Vision Research and Ophthalmology in 2016.
» The best Publications of the Year 2016

Promoting research-intensive universities across Europe

Our scientific and societal challenges require a concerted and ambitious response from Europe's leading research institutions to develop and showcase real and sustained solutions of global significance, in conjunction with not-for-profit organizations, industry and business.
» Promoting research-intensive universities across Europe

The Picture Competition 2016 and its winners

The Picture Competition from August 1st to September 30th, 2016 "The Best Photo in Vision Research and Ophthalmology" in cooperation with Heidelberg Engineering GmbH was a great success and we received many high-quality contributions from all over the world.
» The Picture Competition 2016 and its winners

Visionary of the Quarter

Young Researcher in Focus

Image Oliya S. Abdullaeva

Read more about Oliya S. Abdullaeva and her work in the field of vision research.

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