Les Lunetiers du Jura, the association of eyewear manufacturers in the French Jura region, has obtained a subsidy of 3.8 million euros to help finance various activities over the next 3 years, including a study of the US market, the development of trendbooks and the organization of a design contest. The grant represents a major increase from the 2.6 million euros obtained 3 years ago. It is shared by the regional government, the European Commission and the local industry, whose annual sales are estimated at over 300 million euros a year.