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Supporting the SPIE-Hillenkamp Fellowship

Support the Fellowship

SPIE has partnered with the Hillenkamp family and four international biomedical optics laboratories to establish the fellowship.

These Founding Labs are:

  • The Wellman Center for Photomedicine (USA)
  • The Manstein Lab in the Cutaneous Biology Research Center (USA)
  • Medical Laser Center Lübeck (Germany)
  • Beckman Laser Institute (USA)

SPIE encourages enduring support of this important fellowship through partnership with other laboratories and by industry sponsorship.

Organizations can maximize visibility while increasing impact, credibility, and prestige by partnering with or sponsoring future Hillenkamp Fellows.

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Please specify that your donation supports the
SPIE-Hillenkamp Fellowship.

Laboratory Support

Sustaining Labs

Sustaining Labs make an initial contribution of $20,000 or more to the Fellowship Fund and are recognized by SPIE on SPIE web properties as well as promotional materials used in fellowship publicity and at the fellowship award presentation at Photonics West.

Current Sustaining Labs:
   • The Boston University Photonics Center

Participating Labs

Participating Labs do not make an initial contribution, but support a Fellow as a hosting lab and are recognized by SPIE on SPIE web properties as well as promotional materials used in fellowship publicity and at the fellowship award presentation at Photonics West during the year they are the hosting lab of the awarded Fellow.

Current Participating Labs:
   • The Biomedical Optics Lab at the University of Houston

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Industry Sponsorship Opportunities

Fellows are required to spend 80 percent of their effort performing hands-on research on a specific project in the hosting lab, and 20 percent on training in translational research capability and strategy. The overarching goal is to “translate” new solutions all the way to impact in medicine. This strategy intrinsically creates new opportunities for companies in the field.

Sponsorship includes:

  • Listing on all promotional materials for the fellowship for the entire duration of their sponsorship.

  • Invitation to the SPIE annual meeting at Photonics West and a special session bringing together the
    Selection Committee, External Review Committee, SPIE leadership, and fellowship alumni.

 

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