Essilor, NineSigma Announce Finalists in See Change Challenge

 Essilor, NineSigma Announce Finalists in See Change Challenge

Ophthalmic optics company Essilor and global innovation firm NineSigma have announced the three finalists of the Essilor See Change Challenge — a worldwide initiative to discover solutions that can improve lives by providing better access to vision care.

The three finalists are:

  • Adaptive EyeWorks Bvba, Belgium
  • IPSELIOS SAS, France
  • TEAMS Design USA, Inc., USA

Additionally, a special Grand Jury Prize will reportedly be awarded to PlenOptika in the U.S. for their QuickSee handheld autorefractor unit solution.

The three finalists will each be awarded €25,000 in cash. Each finalist is invited to produce a prototype of their solution to be evaluated by Essilor, and ultimately up to two of them will reportedly receive an additional €100,000 and potential support from Essilor with development contracts to build and scale their solutions. The winners will reportedly be selected and announced by Essilor in July 2017 — visit the See Change Challenge website for updates.

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Source: NineSigma

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