Awards Guidelines

FREE PAPER PRESENTATIONS

Abstracts submitted for oral presentation as Free Papers are expected to have very high scientific quality and should correspond to complete studies with outstanding results and innovative conclusions. Please refer to the “Free Papers”” section under the Presentation Guidelines page for details.

The best-rated Free Papers have received the opportunity to compete for the “EFORT Free Paper Award”. Complete applications with support material including an extended abstracts will be reviewed by the EFORT Award Committee in spring 2020. The winners of the three best free papers in your category will receive a financial reward (gold: 1.500 EUR, silver 1.000 EUR, bronze 500 EUR).

All authors competing have received specific guidelines from the EFORT Head Office to submit their material by Friday 19 March 2021.

Presentations received after this deadline will not be taken into consideration for the competition.

The results will be communicated by mid April and awards will be handed over during a special ceremony organised during the second day of the congress.

Award winning abstracts will be highlighted in the online congress programme and names of authors will be listed on the EFORT portal and in the issue of the EFORT Orthopaedics Today Europe Newsletter following the congress.

BEST POSTERS PRESENTATIONS

Abstracts submitted as Posters can be based on preliminary results and correspond to short studies or trials. High scientific level is expected in any case.

Please refer to the “Posters” section under the Presentation Guidelines page for details.

The best-rated Posters have received the opportunity to compete for the “Jacques Duparc Poster Award”. Complete applications with support material including an extended abstracts will be reviewed by the EFORT Award Committee in spring 2020. The winners of the ten best posters will receive a financial reward of EUR 500 to support further studies or research.

All authors competing have received specific guidelines from the EFORT Head Office to submit their material by Friday 19 March 2021.

Presentations received after this deadline will not be taken into consideration for the competition.

The results will be communicated by mid April and awards will be handed over during a special ceremony organised during the second day of the congress.

Award winning abstracts will be highlighted in the online congress programme and names of authors will be listed on the EFORT portal and in the issue of the EFORT Orthopaedics Today Europe Newsletter following the congress.