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Alcon Research Institute

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In 1981, Alcon set out to help support research in eye health and to expand the frontiers of vision sciences globally – from this concept Alcon Research Institute (ARI) was born. Since then, the ARI has had a significant impact on the study of ocular diseases and has become a bridge to building partnerships with leading researchers around the world.

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Applications for the 2025 ARI Grants will be accepted until February 15, 2025

Application period for 2025 ARI Grants will be open July 1, 2024 – February 15, 2025

Applications for the 2024 ARI grants are now closed.

2025 ARI grant applications and guidelines

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ARI Research Grants Applications

The Alcon Research Institute supports ophthalmic research across the globe through its virtual institute program. This initiative recognizes exceptional individuals who make significant contributions to vision science through research grants and symposiums that are attended by leading members of the eye research community.

2024-2025 Senior and Young Investigator ARI grant applications and guidelines

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Alcon Research Institute hosts the annual Podos Colloquium, a keynote and scientific program highlighting recent advances in vision research, as well as the bi-annual Scientific Symposium, a one to one and a half day lecture series conducted in partnership with a prominent institution having a strong focus in ophthalmology.

2023 and 2024 Podos and Scientific Symposium Colloquium Events

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Grant Recipients and Committee Members

Our grant recipients are leading vision science professionals who have been selected based on their contributions to the field and potential for further breakthroughs. We are grateful to the Alcon Research Institute's Committee Members for their dedicated service in selecting our Grant Recipients.

2023 Grant Recipients and 2023-2024 Committee Members

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