Award Competitions

Awards at EMBEC 2020

There will be a number of awards provided by different societies associated with EMBEC 2020.

The various award categories with a summary of eligibility criteria are listed below.


Young Investigator Award

The Young Investigator Award will be provided by The IFMBE – The International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering.

Eligibility: A Young Investigator is a person under and up to the age of 35 (at submission deadline date) working in the field of biomedical engineering and science. The Young Investigator must be the first author of the full paper submitted, and must present the work in person to be eligible for the award.

Please note that since the award finalists will be preselected before the Conference, full paper submission is mandatory so as to enable the Awards Committee to select the finalists beforehand.

The full paper must be written and formatted in accordance with submission instructions that can be found both here and here.


Student Award

The Student Award will be provided by DMBTS – The Slovenian Society for Medical and Biological Engineering.

Eligibility: A Student is a person under and up to the age of 27 (at submission deadline date) without a PhD degree, working in the field of biomedical engineering and science. Student must be the first author of the submitted work, and must present the work in person at the Conferece to be eligible for the award.


EAMBES Fellows' Travel Award

The fellows of the European Alliance of Medical and Biological Engineering (www.eambes.org/fellows) will provide 10 travel grants of 800 €* to participate at the EMBEC meeting. Selection will be based on the quality of the submitted full paper to EMBEC. The selection will be announced to the recipients and announced at the EMBEC conference dinner and web page.

Eligibility: Early-career Researchers (under 35 years), who will, of course, present their work at EMBEC 2020 themselves.

Please note that since the award finalists will be preselected before the Conference, full paper submission is mandatory so as to enable the Awards Committee to select the finalists beforehand.

The full paper must be written and formatted in accordance with submission instructions that can be found both here and here.

 

*corrected on 3 March from previously erroneous “8 grants of 1000 €”