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Science & Medicine Innovation Award 2013

“Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought”

[Albert von Szent-Györgyi, 1893-1986; winner of the 1937 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine "for his discoveries in connection with the biological combustion processes, with special reference to vitamin C and the catalysis of fumaric acid"]

3rd EURETINA Innovation AWARDS – Application now open

The European Society of Retina Specialists is delighted to announce the 3rd EURETINA Innovation Awards sponsored by EURETINA to support and encourage innovation in the field of retinal science and medicine. The award will be made during the 13th EURETINA Congress in Hamburg. EURETINA are delighted to continue their highly successful Innovation Awards, originally launched at our annual conference in London in 2011. This year’s Science & Medicine Awards will be similar in structure and will carry two prizes – a first award of €20,000 and a second award of €10,000. The 2013 EURETINA Science & Medicine Innovation Awards is an exciting initiative sponsored by the Society to support and encourage innovation in the field of retinal medicine.

The purpose of the Award is:

  • To support, encourage and reward individuals who actively consider and develop novel and innovative ideas relevant to the field of retinal medicine;
  • To facilitate and support an entrepreneurial culture to deliver new market applications for the ultimate benefit of patients with retinal disorders;
  • To engage and encourage the networking potential of the retinal community across the EU to improve both patient care and outcomes.

More information on the website