Focus on dynamic conditions of superfast driving to study the effects on the pilots’ eyes
Catania, September 9, 2015 - Live from Misano Adriatico, during the September 13 San Marino Grand Prix, SIFI SpA & LCR Honda are launching an original research project, based on the study of pilots’ visual conditions through the use of advanced diagnostic tools, before, during and after performances on the racetracks.
The simultaneous analysis of the stimuli received, the dynamic behaviors of pilots and the outcome on visual skills, will provide interesting data to study and optimize the vision performance during competitive events and competitions. These reports may provide some practical clinical recommendations for all people, allowing an increase in the quality of vision.
Pure innovationin this research project that will be launched Friday, September 11, from the renowned Misano Adriatico circuit, during a joint press conference outlining the basics of this endeavor, and will be attended by Fabrizio Chines, Executive Chairman of SIFI Group and SIFI Lucio Cecchinello, LCR Honda Team Principal.
Fabrizio Chines (SIFI Group Executive Chairman): “Collaboration with LCR Honda Team will allow us to carry out specific studies on visual performance under stressful conditions, aimed at discovering useful solutions to improve the quality of vision. SIFI is proud to have a chance to contribute to the improvement of knowledge on the physiology of the eye and visual skills through this innovative project.”
SIFI is the leading Italian ophthalmic company, focused on eye care since 1935. SIFI designs, manufactures and markets innovative pharmaceutical specialty products, surgical and medical devices. Headquartered in Catania, Sicily, SIFI operates directly in Italy, Romania and Mexico with a staff of more than 330 people worldwide. Since June 2015 SIFI is backed by 21 Investimenti, private equity firm founded by Alessandro Benetton to support the company’s international expansion and portfolio development strategy. For more information, please visit www.sifigroup.com.
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