The second MyFUN Annual Meeting and the Summer School for all MyFUN Early Stage Researchers were held in Murcia, Spain, from October 24 to October 27, 2017, kindly hosted by Beneficiary 02 (Universidad de Murcia) and Beneficiary 07 (Voptica).
All PIs, fellows and two members of the External Advisory Board were getting together at the Annual Meeting and new student members of the Supervisory Board as well as a new Supervision Coordinator were elected (c.f. Programme / Supervisory Board). The fellows presented their achieved results and vivid discussions took place.
At the Summer School, selected experts presented talks about different aspects and methods in myopia research together with papers on optics, instrumentations and system design. In addition the pros and cons of academic and industrial research careers were stated and discussed. One of the highlights of the Summer School was the visit at the Voptica SL manufacturing facility with hands-on use of the VAO (Visual Adaptive Optics) system.