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The European Vision Award 2008

The European Vision Award 2008 goes to Hendrik Scholl, Bonn, Germany.

EC pilots new scheme for open access to research articles

The EC will fund over €50 billion of research during FP7. Therefore, it is extremely keen to see that these research results are disseminated as widely and effectively as possible to guarantee maximum exploitation and impact with researchers and beyond.

New IPR strategy for Europe

The EC recently adopted a Communication on a new industrial property rights (IPR) strategy for Europe. This Communication outlines a number of actions as the keystone to maintain a high quality industrial property rights system for the EU in the 21st century. It aims to support inventors in making informed choices on the protection of their industrial property rights and calls for robust enforcement against counterfeiting and piracy.

EuroVisionNet has started

"Visual Impairment and Degeneration: A Road-map for Vision Research within Europe"

AFER/Pfizer Ophthalmics/Carl Camras Translational Research Awards

Congratulations to the premier recipients of the AFER/Pfizer Ophthalmics/Carl Camras Translational Research Awards

Commission working paper on Health programme

A EC Staff Working Paper has been published on the recent Mid-Term Evaluation of the Public Health Programme.