The Foundation Voir et Entendre Missions
The innovative approach of the Foundation Voir et Entendre is to support research programs related to two handicaps so that specialists of both sight and hearing can exchange permanently therefore enriching their knowledge.
The Foundation’s main areas of research are:
- Diagnosis: improvement, creation and diffusion of diagnosis means related to sensory impairments;
- Prevention and treatment: understanding the mechanisms that trigger certain pathologies and their evolution, research into different treatments (therapeutic molecules, implant development, miniaturisation to deliver active principals locally…);
- Team studies of sensory defects: combined diagnosis improvement, multidisciplinary trainings;
- Improvement of sensory rehabilitation.
The Foundation also encourages the collaboration between fundamental and clinical research teams, as well as industrial partnerships, so as to accelerate therapeutic innovation and rapidly develop the treatments needed by the patient