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SPIE-Hillenkamp Application Process

Hillenkamp Application Process

The SPIE-Franz Hillenkamp Fellowship provides an award of US$75,000 to translate new biomedical optics and biophotonics technologies to clinical practice for improving human health.

Young investigators with a PhD, MD, equivalent degree, or who are soon to receive their doctoral degree are eligible to apply. There are no restrictions on geographical location; however, applicants and hosting labs must propose original research in biomedical optics that is expected to lead to new diagnostics and/or therapeutics in medicine and biology.

The application cycle for the 2020 fellowship is now open.

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Apply by 6 September 2019

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Applying for the Fellowship

The application for the SPIE-Franz Hillenkamp Postdoctoral Fellowship comprises three distinct elements:

  • Hosting Lab

  • Project

  • Candidate