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Barrington’s Edmund Optics announces finalists for 2012 grant program

Edmund Optics has narrowed down 750 applications to a list of 45 finalists for its annual grant program, which will award $80,000 worth of products to the winners, the company said.

The finalists, representing 22 countries, submitted applications covering topics such as use of non-invasive optical systems for cancer detection, improved optical techniques for studying macular degeneration, use of remote laser sensing devices to detect insects that might carry malaria and optical probing of glaciers to better understand climatic analysis, the company said.

The winning grants are distributed only to higher education optics programs at nonprofit colleges or universities, according to the company’s site.

Winners will be announced Sept. 14. On Oct. 10, an additional $5,000 winner for the program that best embodies the legacy of Edmund Optics’ founder Norman Edmund also will be awarded.

 

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This entry was posted on July 26, 2012 by in Business / Money and tagged , .
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