The 2020/2021 ESCRS Clinical Research Awards (the “Awards”) is an initiative sponsored by the ESCRS to support and encourage independent clinical research in the field of cataract and refractive surgery.
The competition is open to clinicians and researchers with a current ESCRS membership and who have been a member for at least the last three consecutive years. Applicants must hold a full time clinical/research post at an EU-based clinical or academic centre.
The purpose of the Award is:
Support is available over three years for the right project with suitable infrastructure and experience.
Ideas and initiatives such as clinical research into the use of specific medical treatments and surgeries or, clinical research on the pharmaco-economic analysis of particular treatments or, research into the optimal management of national and global health care systems in ophthalmology, may be eligible for consideration in the Awards.