ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 21, 2016 — AIA, the world’s largest vision and imaging trade association, is accepting applications for its Vision Show Startup Competition.
Eight semifinalists will have five minutes to pitch their technology to a panel of investors and vision experts at the 2016 Vision Show, where they will compete for a grand prize of $10,000.
Eligible companies should be leveraging vision and imaging in their products in an innovative way, have been around for five years or less, raised less than $2 million since launching, and not be affiliated with a larger group. All semifinalists will receive booth space on The Vision Show floor before an expected audience of more than 3,000 people interested in vision and imaging technology.
“We recognize the critical role of startups in driving innovation and bringing forth new technologies to foster continued growth in the vision and imaging industry,” said Jeff Burnstein, president of AIA. “We encourage them to take advantage of this opportunity to spread awareness and take their company to the next level.”
The deadline for applications is April 7, 2016. Visit aia.org for more details.