Award brief: The 2018 António Champalimaud Vision Award will be presented to active research groups involved in basic or clinical research which has led to a major breakthrough in the understanding and/or the preservation of vision.
Candidates will be considered by a distinguished international jury for the outstanding quality and distinction of their original research contributions, the contemporary relevance of their work and measurable impact of their achievements.
The award may be used in any way that furthers the outstanding contributions of the recipients. This could be furthering basic, translational or clinical research, clinical practice or public health programmes. Nominations are requested from members of the scientific community in order to identify the most exceptional candidates.
The award is presented in alternate years for contributions, primarily in developing countries, to the alleviation of visual problems and contributions to overall vision research.
Nominations for the 2017 António Champalimaud Vision Award close on the 31st of December. The award will be presented to groups with outstanding contributions towards the prevention and alleviation of blindness and visual impairment, primarily in developing countries. Candidates may apply directly or be nominated by recognized members of the scientific community.
The 2018 award will be presented to active research groups involved in basic or clinical research which has led to a major breakthrough in the understanding and/or the preservation of vision.
Donor Name: Champalimaud Foundation
Award name: The 2018 António Champalimaud Vision Award
Deadline: December, 31st, 2017
Award details link: https://www.iapb.org/news/2018-antonio-champalimaud-vision-award/
Award limit: The award of € 1.0 million may be used in any way that furthers the outstanding contribution of the recipient group/organization.
Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.
Project start date: N/A
Project duration: N/A
Eligible organization: As below
● The recipients of the Award are leading laboratories, organizations or collaborative efforts involved in research or fighting blindness in the field. This may involve groups from more than one institution or discipline.
Eligible Country: The award is given alternately between contributions to overall vision research and contributions to the alleviation of visual problems, primarily in developing countries.
Submission mail: Not found
Other important link:
● Form: https://www.iapb.org/wp-content/uploads/Entry_Form_2018_wordVisionAward-Editable_1.pdf
How to apply:
● Please submit by mail all material typed in English, both on paper and disk/digital form (Microsoft word or adobe.pdf format). If letters are sent separately please make sure they identify the entry and are also sent both in paper and digital form (email/thumb-drive). Vision Award Administration, Champalimaud Foundation, Av. Brasília, 1400-038 Lisbon,, Portugal.
● Entries will be active for 3 award cycles in which case candidates may send a separate update sheet and/or update the form, bibliography and letters accordingly.
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