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Optimized Artificial Vision: DFG Funding New Research Training Group

Jülich, 25 August 2020 – From October 2020, the German Research Foundation (DFG) will provide funding for the new research training group (RTG) “Innovative Retinal Interfaces for Optimized Artificial Vision – InnoRetVision”. The research training group for excellent early-career scientists will receive € 5.6 million in total funding for the next four-and-a-half years. The sum will be divided between 14 working groups. From Forschungszentrum Jülich, Prof. Frank Müller (Institute of Biological Information Processing – Molecular and Cellular Physiology), Prof. Andreas Offenhäusser (Institute of Biological Information Processing – Bioelectronics), and Dr. Antje Willuweit (Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine – Medical Imaging Physics) are involved in the RTG. The spokesperson for the RTG is Prof. Peter Walter from RWTH Aachen University’s Ophthalmology Clinic. In addition to RWTH Aachen University and Forschungszentrum Jülich, the University of Duisburg-Essen is also on board as a partner.

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