EANM Marie Curie Award

Who can apply?

  • Candidates must have their regular residence in Europe.
  • At least one of the authors must be a member of the EANM.
  • Only work which has been done in Europe can be considered.
  • The submitted paper must not have been published before the last EANM Congress; possible candidates are invited by the Congress Chair to provide testimony for this.
  • A certificate showing that legal requirements (including ethical and radiation protection requirements) were met when performing the study.
  • The Award should be given to the author of the work, which is, in terms of scientific quality, the best contribution at the annual EANM Congress.

The Award

  • Presentation of the research during the Award Ceremony.
  • Marie Curie Medal and diploma awarded on stage during the Award Ceremony by the EANM President.
  • The award of € 5,000 will be transferred after the Congress.
  • One complimentary (non-transferable) registration for either the EANM Focus Meeting or the EANM Annual Congress in the subsequent year.

Application and Procedure

  • The two best-scored abstracts (after the blinded review process) from each abstract category fulfilling the MCA criteria are selected. In addition to that, the ten best-scored abstracts (out of all submissions) will be added – if not already among the chosen ones.
  • Those abstracts will be again blinded and rated by the EANM Scientific Programme Council.
  • The best 10-rated abstracts will be once more reviewed (again blinded) by international peer reviewers*.
    *The EANM Board will suggest at least ten peer reviewers who are neither linked to any of the abstracts, mentioned authors, nor the institutions involved. 
  • The EANM office will notify the authors of the top 3 submissions, requesting a portrait picture, a 2-slides-presentation and their onsite presence at the respective Award Ceremony.
  • The Award is bestowed during the EANM Congress by the EANM President. The decision is not open to appeal or legal action.

NB: The EANM Board is not involved in any selection process at any time, and all scores will be given during the three rating stages to anonymised abstracts. 


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