ICMART Awards 2019

  • ICMART Science Award in Acupuncture and Related Techniques 2019

    The ICMART Science Award in Acupuncture and Related Techniques is the main award of ICMART, which will be presented at each ICMART Congress. It recognizes an outstanding scientific contribution in the field of acupuncture, TCM and related techniques. Submission requires innovative and excellent scientific projects either in basic research or in clinical research.

    The ICMART Science Award is valued at 1,000 Euro. In addition, ICMART will cover travel costs of up to 500 Euro and the congress fee for one author.

    To qualify for this award, please submit one scientific manuscript either published or accepted for publication in an indexed peer-reviewed journal during the years 2018 or 2019. The manuscript should be accompanied by a brief curriculum vitae of the nominated authors and a one page statement in plain English for the general audience describing why this scientific work should be awarded. The award winning manuscript will be selected by an independent committee composed of members of the ICMART Scientific Chapter upon the following criteria: innovation, level of relevance and scientific rigor.

    Submission deadline is the 1st of August 2019. The ICMART Science Award 2019 will be presented at the upcoming ICMART Congress on the Gold Coast Australia. Preconditions for the payment of the award are physical presence of the awardee at the designated award ceremony and an oral presentation of the research project in one of the congress sessions.

    Submission: 1st March 2019 to 1st August 2019

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  • ICMART Young Scientists Travel Award 2019 (4 awards)

    The Young Scientists Travel Award is to encourage young researchers of promise on whom the progress in the field of acupuncture, TCM and related techniques depends. It recognizes four science projects addressing any topic related to acupuncture, TCM or related techniques – whether it is etiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis or therapy of symptoms or diseases. All submitted abstracts compete for a limited number of 4 Travel Grants.

    Each of the four Young Scientists Travel Awards is valued at 500 Euro in order to cover travel costs to the ICMART Congress. In addition, the awardees have free congress admission.

    Physicians, scientists, medical students and other healthcare providers currently in residency or fellowship programs of no more than three years after obtaining their final degree are eligible for application. Interested candidates should submit an abstract summarizing their research project via the online submission form. In addition, applicants are required to upload a short video sequence (max. 3 minutes) in which they give a brief oral presentation of their work. The awardee will be selected by an independent committee composed of members of the ICMART Scientific Chapter upon the following criteria: innovation, level of clinical and/or scientific relevance, scientific rigor and contribution of the applicant to the research project.

    Submission deadline for the ICMART Young Scientists Travel Award is the 1st of July 2019. Precondition for the payment of the award is an oral presentation during the Young Scientists Session at the ICMART Congress 2019 on the Gold Coast Australia

    Abstracts submitted but not accepted for the Young Scientists Travel Award will be considered for oral or poster presentations at the ICMART Congress.

    Submission: 1st March 2019 to 1st July 2019

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  • ICMART Poster Awards 2019 (4 awards)

    ICMART award for the best four posters presented at the upcoming ICMART Congress 2019 on the Gold Coast Australia. All posters accepted for presentation by the scientific committee of the congress will take part in the competition. Poster awards will be presented at the closing ceremony. Awardees must be present at this ceremony. In case of absence the respective award will not be attributed.

    Each of the four poster awards is valued at 250 Euro.

    An independent jury will evaluate all poster presentations including short oral presentation according to the following criteria:

    • Scientific excellence (all fields of research)
    • Innovation
    • Clarity of presentation (visualization, structural logic)
    • Understandability

    Deadline for poster-abstract submission is the 1st July 2019. Late breaking submission may be possible. Please watch announcements on the congress homepage!

    Submission: 1st March 2019 to 1st July 2019

    Dominik Irnich, MD, PD, University of Munich, Germany on behalf of ICMART Scientific Chapter

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