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Mightex Travel Award is established to sponsor research students and postdoc researchers, who travel to academic conferences and present papers (oral or poster) based on research results using Mightex’s equipment.

 $500 USD each

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:

  • Be full-time undergraduate, graduate, or post-doctoral researchers;
  • Be affiliated with an educational or research organization, anywhere in the world;
  • Present papers (oral or poster) at academic conferences based on research results using Mightex’s equipment;
  • Mention Mightex’s company name and product name in their presentation.

Application deadline:

Mightex Student Travel Award has no application deadline, and it is open throughout the year.

What you need to do

Step 1: Complete the application form. The form must be signed by the applicant (i.e. the student), and co-signed by the student’s advisor or an authorized official of the educational organization;

Step 2: Upload the form and the following items:

  • Resume, including contact details such as mailing address, email address and telephone number.
  • Submitted conference abstract and details of the conference (dates, location, symposium name, etc.)
  • A copy of your PPT (for oral presentation) or a copy of your poster (for poster presentation)
  • A picture of the applicant next to the poster at the conference

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

Shuailong Zhang
Department of Chemistry
University of Toronto (October 2019)

Optoelectronic tweezers based on patterned ıllumination for cell and micro-robotic manipulation 

Jeffrey van Haren
Department of Cell and Tissue Biology
UCSF (December 2018)
Spatial control of microtubule dynamics at the subcellular scale by patterned illumination 

Matthew Tran
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Toronto (July 2018)

Towards a microcircuit-based understanding of multiplexed spike code in the neocortex