Compete in a LIVE Event for Awards to Support Your Research!
Monday, July 12 2021 | 08 h 54 min | Awards, Contest, News, Press Release
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.
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
deadline: July 16, 2021, 5pm EST
Finalists chosen: Late July
Live event (in Toronto): November 7, 2021
Click HERE for the full press release.