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Research Grant (Max. 10'000 €)

Awarded once per year, provided sufficient funds are available 


  • To promote research in paediatric ophthalmology and support young researchers in this field.


  • < 35 years old (defined as <35 years at midnight of the deadline for abstract submissions for the annual congress)
  • A candidate who has not been awarded this grant before
  • EPOS member and attends the annual meeting


  • Scientific excellence of the submitted project
  • Novelty, potential clinical value and significance of the project in the field of paediatric ophthalmology
  • Strength of motivation and Curriculum Vitae of the applicant

Adjudication Evaluation and Process 

Evaluated by EPOS Board Members

1. Application:  

Full research application  including CV, publication list, and support letter. To be sent to the EPOS board not later than 2 weeks prior to the annual meeting

2. Evaluation

At the EPOS board meeting prior to the annual meeting. 

3. Announcement

At the end of the annual meeting. 

4. Presentation

The researcher must present a progress report at the annual meeting in the following year, and the final report in the following 1-2 years.


The 47th annual meeting of EPOS in Munich, Germany, 8-9th October, 2022

Awarded to: 

  • Aikaterini Seliniotaki, Greece 

The 43rd annual meeting of EPOS in Oxford, United Kingdom, August 31st-September 2nd, 2017

Awarded to: 

  • Stefan Langenegger, Switzerland

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