Travel awards

Medtronic travel awards: In case the presenting author is a PhD student, or has a PhD completed in 2018 or after, this author is eligible for a 250€ travel award in the form of a discount applied on the registration fees.

Young clinician travel awards: In case one of the authors of a presentation is a medical doctor employed in a clinical activity and no more than 35 years old at the time of the conference, this author is eligible for a 250€ travel award in the form of a discount applied on the registration fees.

Detailed application instructions for all travel awards will be sent with notifications of acceptance.


VPH2020 Conference awards

The VPH2020 Conference will confer:
- 5 student poster awards
- 5 young investigator presentation awards (PhD defended in 2016 and later)
These awards (in the form of a diploma) will be announced and given during the closing session. They will be selected by an electronic vote of all the scientific committee members. More detail will be provided to all participants upon confirmation of registration.

In addition, a similar vote will be used to select presentations for which an invitation will be sent to submit a full paper for a special issue of Annals of Biomedical Engineering.


VPH Institute awards

During the VPH2020 conference, the VPH Institute will confer 2 PhD awards (follow links for detail and applications):
- 2020 Best VPHi Thesis Award in In Silico Medicine
2020 VPHi-InSilicoTrials PhD Thesis Award in In Silico Medicine for potential application in industrial R&D
Both awardees will receive a prize of 1000€ and will give a plenary lecture during the conference.

In addition, all the VPH Institute student members selected for an oral presentation at the VPH2020 conference will be eligible for the Best VPHi student award granted by the VPH Institute during the conference. The awardee will receive a prize of 500€. See the dedicated page for detailed participation rules.

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