The Congress Organizers are delighted to announce three best presentation awards at EUROTOX2019:
These awards will be presented at the Closing Ceremony on-site (11 September 2019, 14h00–14h30).
The first and presenting author must be under 35 years of age as of 31 December 2019.
Four criteria will be considered:
1. Originality and potential impact of the research project
2. Adequacy of the methodological approach adopted
3. Scientific value of the results
4. Care, quality and clarity of the presentation
An initial selection of finalists will be made by the evaluation panel based careful review of the abstracts, with final evaluation taking place at the congress site.
The Early Career Award comprises two categories:
Please note that interested parties can only apply for one of the two awards with their abstract. Application for one of these two Early Career Awards can be made during the regular online abstract submission.
ESTIV will grant a best poster award, including 500 EUR and 1 year (2020) free ESTIV membership, to a PhD student or young scientist (≤ 35 years old) presenting her/his research work in the field of in vitro or in silico toxicology per poster as first author during the EUROTOX2019 congress. The winner will be selected based on scientific excellence, innovation, and clarity of the poster presentation. Eligibility also includes presence during the closing ceremony of the EUROTOX2019 congress, as the winner will be announced at this occasion.
EUROTOX2019 attendees need to indicate their interest in the ESTIV best poster award by sending the following documents to ESTIV President Mathieu Vinken (firstname.lastname@example.org) at latest by 15 August 2019:
Awarded to a young scientist (max. 30 years old) participating in the 2019 EUROTOX Helsinki congress presenting research on the 3Rs, and more specifically towards New Approach Methods (NAMs) without animal testing.
Abstracts submitted via the congress website that satisfy the age (under 30) and award criteria (3Rs/NAMs) are eligible in the selection process. Applying for the award was possible until 16 July 2019.
The ecopa board or its representative will select the contributions that best represent ecopa’s mission of 3Rs, either in terms of research or communication of the principles. The decision on the winner is taken by the ecopa Board or by its representatives during the Congress on the basis of the quality of the contribution (poster or oral presentation) and compatibility with ecopa’s mission.
The Board of ecopa will assign the Award to one applicant. The amount of the Award is normally 500 Euros per person, but the Board can increase the amount of the Award if warranted.
The name of the winner must be communicated to EUROTOX secretariat by close of business on Tuesday, 10 September 2019. The amount of the Award will be given to the applicant during an official ceremony during the congress. The applicant shall send ecopa’s Treasurer an A4 copy of the poster or, in the case of oral presentations, the title and the pdf file of the presentation.
For any question or concern, please do not hesitate to contact us:
Dr. Jessica Heimbecher
Phone: +49 351 4842731