Coloursmith Labs is a company that specializes in developing optical filtering lens technology. Their proprietary light filtering technology can filter out specific wavelengths of light, enabling a wide range of vision care applications that can be custom-made for their partners in the vision care industry. They have developed nanoparticles that can be used in contact lenses to help people with vision problems such as deuteranopia, a form of color blindness. Coloursmith Labs is developing the world’s first contact lenses that mitigate the most prevalent forms of color blindness. Their goal is to help over a quarter of a billion people worldwide who suffer from color blindness.
Dalhousie University is pleased to announce the launch of the new Senator Don Oliver Scholarship, which will provide financial support as well as access to mentoring advice and other support to African Nova Scotian students.