The 2022 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 all clinicians and researchers (with at least three  years ESCRS membership holding a full time clinical/research post at an EU-based clinical or academic centre.
The purpose of the CRA Research Call 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.
How to apply
The competition is now open (March 3rd, 2022). Up until 13.00 (CET) on Monday 30th May 2022 you can enter an Expression-of-Interest for the ESCRS Clinical Research Awards.
Once all Expressions-of-Interest are received, all applications will be sent directly to Dr. Gearóid Tuohy, Director, Clinical Trials Research.