Force: the final frontier

The sixth Force Student of the Year final was the largest yet, with teams from outside Europe taking part for the first time. Optician reports on how CooperVision is continuing to drive this unique competition forward

Spain may only have managed 23rd place in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest – just one place above the UK – but the same night in Budapest it was a Spanish team that took the top slot in the final of another major international competition.

Force (Future Ocular Research Creativity Event) is an annual competition pitching the very best optometry students from colleges and universities against each other. The aim is to inspire students to strive for excellence in their studies and encourage them to develop their professional knowledge base and contacts, to benefit their future careers.

Winners of the national and regional events came together on May 12 for the Force final at Coopervision’s Centre of Innovation in Budapest, Hungary. The final provides an opportunity to see

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