Mightex Research Excellence Prizes
Mightex Research Excellence Prizes

Mightex Research Excellence Prizes is established to reward research students and postdoc researchers, who have successfully used Mightex’s equipment to conduct cutting-edge research and accomplished quality results.

1st Prize: $3,000
2nd Prize: $2,000
3rd Prize: $1,000
Honourable Mentions (multiple winners): $500

The names, affiliations and submitted application notes (including photos, videos and diagrams etc) of all winners will be acknowledged/published on Mightex’s website.


Applicants must be:

  • Full-time undergraduate, graduate, or post-doctoral researchers;
  • Affiliated with an educational or research organization, anywhere in the world; and
  • Using Mightex’s equipment in their scientific research

Application deadline:

Mightex Research Excellence Prizes is an annual event, and the application deadline is October 25, 2023. The winners will be announced in mid-November of the same year.

What you need to do:

Eligible entrants are required to submit a short (up to 3 pages) application note which includes:

  • videos or photos with a brief description of how the unique solutions offered by Mightex are helping to shape scientific advances. Please see the application form below.

Step 1: Download the application form through this link and complete all required fields.

Step 2: Complete the submission form on the ‘Apply Now’ button and upload your application form along with the supporting material.

Applicants are encouraged to contact Mightex if they have any questions. To submit your application, please go to the submission tab.

Jean-Baptiste Lugagne
Boston University - Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

Deep model predictive control via optogenetics with the Mightex Polygon

Edmund Chong
New York University (December 2015)

Perceptual invariance to the olfactory spatio-temporal sode

Tim De Coster
Leiden University Medical Center

Misha Rubanov
Schulman Lab
Johns Hopkins University

Photopatterning of multi-domain DNA hydrogels

Kitae Kim
Na Lab
Chungnam National University of Korea

Pixelated wrinkles using patterned optical phase retardation