The VisionOttica Award 2023 awardees

The three peolple awarded the VisionOttica Award 2023Giulia Garassino and Gianluca Verrenti (from the left), recent graduated at the University of Milano-Bicocca, received the first and second prizes at the Vision Ottica Award 2023

Moreover, the bachelor’s degree in Optics and Optometry was awarded for “recognition for progress in research and development in Optics and Optometry”.

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The XXX Francesco Ferrante National Optometry Award to Prof. Borghesi

Alessandro Borghesi, professor emeritus of Milano-Bicocca and director of COMiB, was awarded the Francesco Ferrante National Optometry Award, established at the initiative of the family and a group of colleagues of the optometrist who died in 1986.

Professor Borghesi, who was the first in Italy to promote the activation of a graduate course in Optics and Optometry (established since 2001 at the University of Milano-Bicocca), has been coordinating the activities of COMiB since 2015.



OptiStudent Awards

The FORCE project continues and changes its name. Since 2022 it is called OptiStudent Awards.

Students enrolled during the year 2022 are eligible to apply. Works that will be considered must concern soft contact lenses or the anterior segment of the eye. The works presented will be evaluated by a Panel of experts external to the University.

All abstracts (both in English and in Italian) of students/graduates of the University of Milano-Bicocca must be sent to and/or before 10 April 2023. Only after having received a confirmation reply, the student/graduate can consider the submission of the abstract as successful.