Compete in a LIVE Event for Awards to Support Your Research!

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Fighting Blindness Canada is launching a new event, Eye on the Cure, to raise funds and awareness for vision research.

Think Dragon’s Den Meets TedTalk

Three finalists will be chosen to compete head-to-head for the chance to win up to $80,000 to support their research. 

This competition is geared to early career vision researchers who are studying blinding eye diseases. The strongest applicants will be “pitching” a research project that is currently underway or for which there is preliminary data.

Eligibility Criteria:
You are a vision researcher and…

  • A PhD student or Postdoctoral fellow or/
  • Enrolled in a clinical doctoral degree (OD, MD), residency or fellowship program or/
  • An early-stage investigator, having held an academic position for less than 3 years

Learn more HERE

Deadlines

Application deadline: July 16, 2021, 5pm EST
Finalists chosen: Late July
Live event (in Toronto): November 7, 2021
 

Click HERE for the full press release.

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