CooperVision begins search for FORCE Student of the Year 2018

Global contact lens manufacturer CooperVision has launched the sixth cycle of the European FORCE Student of the Year competition. The Future Ocular Research Creativity Event (FORCE) is an annual competition in the field of contact lenses, pitching the very best students from colleges and universities all over Europe against each other to become the CooperVision…

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CooperVision rewards FORCE Students of the Year for research into eye cosmetics and contact lenses

Southampton, United Kingdom, June 2017 — Global contact lens manufacturer CooperVision has awarded the title FORCE Student of the Year 2017 to Sara Picarazzi and Alessandra Rossi, students from the University of Milano-Bicocca in Milan, Italy. The winning project, presented by Sara Picarazzi and supervised by Silvia Tavazzi, evaluated the absorption of eyeshadow in soft…

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CooperVision awards 2016 FORCE Student of the Year

Teams from nine countries competed in the 2016 CooperVision FORCE Student of the Year final at the Centre of Innovation, Budapest, Hungary Southampton, United Kingdom, May 2016 — Global contact lens manufacturer CooperVision has announced that the 2016 CooperVision FORCE Student of the Year is Izabela Garaszczuk, a student from Wroclaw University of Technology in…

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May the FORCE be with you

“May the FORCE be with you!” There could not have been a better phrase to start the final European Force Contest. FORCE stands for Future Ocular Research Creativity Event, highlighting the power of innovation, creative ideas and dedication to learning which are part of the daily routine of every contact lens specialist. This was the…

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European FORCE Student of the Year final

We delighted to announce that the final of the first European FORCE Student of Year took place in Nice on the French Riviera (23rd March). The event was attended by students from eight European countries: Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, Sweden and the UK. A total of 60 European students took part and…

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Swedish victory in the Nordic FORCE final

The competition was tough, but finally Sweden’s Lovisa Pettersson was named the winner in the Nordic semi-final of the newly created FORCE competition. Arrangers CooperVision, the jury and the competing students were all extremely satisfied with the first edition of FORCE (Future Ocular Research Creativity Event). The competition united ophthalmology and optometry students from institutions…

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2013-14 CooperVision Student Scholarship

The launch of Force 2012-13 was a success. Several markets in Europe chose to take part and talented students from many universities devoted enormous energy and commitment to developing their own concepts and projects with the emphasis on contact lenses. The time has now come to start Force 2013-14. Come with us and shape the…

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Time for the final of Force 2012-2013

The first-ever CooperVision FORCE European Student of the Year will soon be chosen. The finals will take place in the beautiful and exciting French city of Nice on 22-24 March. Some ten teams will compete and you will have the chance to enjoy articles and pictures from the event. It may then be your turn!

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2012 CooperVision Student Scholarship

Following the success of CooperVision’s 2011 scholarship programme, the second CooperVision National Student Summit event held at Delta Park, Hampshire on 12th September 2012. The Summit followed a six week research scholarship sponsored by CooperVision that the top students from the countries key optometric universities participated in.   The scholarship programme was launched by CooperVision…

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