Awards

ICMART offers 7 awards at ICMART-iSAMS Congress, September 7th – 9th, 2018 in Munich

ICMART Science Award in Acupuncture and Related Techniques 2018

This 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 2017 or 2018. The manuscript should be accompanied by a brief curriculum vitae of the nominated authors and a one page statement in common 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.

Please submit the required documents to science@icmart.org. Submission deadline is the 1st of June, 2018. The ICMART Science Award 2018 will be presented at the upcoming ICMART-iSAMS congress in Munich. 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: December 1st 2017 to June 1st 2018


ICMART-3B Young Scientists Travel Award 2018 (4 awards)

The Young Scientists Travel Award is supposed 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 or 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 submission form (coming soon) to science@icmart.org. Only completely filled-in submission forms will be reviewed. 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-3B Young Scientists Travel Award is the 1st of April 2018. Precondition for the payment of the award is an oral presentation during the Young Scientists Session at the ICMART-iSAMS congress 2018 in Munich.

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

Submission: December 1st 2017 to April 1st 2018


DÄGfA Poster Award 2018

The German Medical Acupuncture Association (DÄGfA) grants awards for the best two posters presented at the upcoming ICMART-iSAMS congress 2018 in Munich. 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 two poster awards is valued at 250 Euro.

Please submit abstracts for poster presentations via the submission form (coming soon) to science@icmart.org. Only completely filled-in submission forms will be reviewed. An independent jury will evaluate all posters 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 15th of June 2018. Late breaker submission may be possible. Please note announcements on the congress homepage!

Submission: December 1st 2017 to June 15th 2018

Application for ICMART Science Award, Young Scientist Travel Award and poster-abstract submission opens December 1st 2017.

Dominik Irnich, MD, PD, University of Munich, Germany

on behalf of ICMART Scientific Chapter