9th Picture Competition in Vision Research & Ophthalmology

Send us your best photo to illustrate the fascination of clinical and basic research in ophthalmology and win attractive prizes.
» 9th Picture Competition in Vision Research & Ophthalmology

The Young Researcher Vision Camp 2017

Young Academics have to understand that connections are essential for a successful career. That’s the lessons to be learnt at the Young Researcher Vision Camp (YRVC).
» The Young Researcher Vision Camp 2017

Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE)

Bridging R&I Sectors in Europe and Worldwide - Promoting cross-border research and innovation in the EU: Selection of consortia to participate in staff exchanges under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
» Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE)

Fred Wolf receives the Mathematical Neuroscience Prize 2017

For the first time, a European researcher is awarded the world’s most highly endowed prize for groundbreaking mathematical contributions to the understanding of the brain.
» Fred Wolf receives the Mathematical Neuroscience Prize 2017

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)
» New publication on the economic impact of blindness in ...

Investing in the European future we want

Report of the independent High Level Group on maximising the impact of EU Research & Innovation Programmes
» Investing in the European future we want

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Young Researcher in Focus

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