ll applications for the listed Awards (with the exception of the Ambassador Solidarity Fund) are to be addressed to:

ESTRO Office

Attn: Eralda Azizaj, Scientific Programme Manager

Rue Martin V 40 | 1200 Brussels, Belgium

Tel: +32 2 775 93 40 | Fax: +32 2 779 54 94

E-mail: eazizaj@estro.org

The Breur Award Lecture is named after Prof. Klaas Breur, one of the founding fathers of ESTRO. As a tribute to Professor Breur’s pioneering work, ESTRO created this annual “Gold Medal“ award lecture in his name. The Klaas Breur Award is the highest honour that can be conferred on an ESTRO member and is awarded in recognition of the major contribution made by the winner to European Radiotherapy. The recipient of this prestigious award delivers a lecture at the ESTRO Annual Meeting.

The Emmanuel van der Schueren Award is given in honour of the founding father of ESTRO and in recognition of excellent scientific work and enormous contribution within ESTRO to the field of education and promotion of radiation oncology as a discipline. The recipient of this prestigious award delivers a lecture at the ESTRO Annual Meeting.

The Lifetime Achievement Award - Awarded to an ESTRO member who is at the end of his active career and has contributed tremendously to ESTRO activities.

The Honorary members Award- Awarded to outstanding scientific contributors in the field of oncology. The location of the nominee is worldwide and not restricted to Europe.

The Jens Overgaard legacy Award recognises his outstanding contribution to promoting scholarly science in radiation oncology during his 25-year tenure as Editor-in-Chief of Radiotherapy & Oncology.

The Board of the European SocieTy for Radiotherapy and Oncology and Elsevier, publisher of ESTRO’s Radiotherapy & Oncology decide jointly on the recipient of this award. 
The recipient of this award delivers a lecture at the ESTRO Annual Meeting.

ESTRO sponsors four poster awards of € 1,000 each for a clinician, a physicist, radiation therapisT (RTT) and a radiobiologist (respectively).

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION

• Only abstracts accepted for poster presentation for ESTRO 2020 will be considered for the award.

• Posters are evaluated on (in decreasing order of importance): the scientific value of the data; the clarity of the presentation; and the visual quality of the poster layout.

• Priority will be given to posters from young investigators.

HOW TO APPLY

No application is needed. You are automatically considered if your abstract is accepted. Prizes will be handed out at the ESTRO 2020 Poster Reception on Saturday 4 April 2020.

A prize of € 1,000 will be given for the best abstract in the field of radiation physics or radiation technology, submitted for ESTRO 2020.

CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY

• Candidates should be ESTRO members,

- Applicant should be a member for the year 2020

- All ESTRO members under 36 (with the exception of Corporate members) are eligible to apply. For more information visit the ESTRO website: http://estro.org/members.

• Candidates should be younger than 36. Exceptions will be made for female applicants who had to interrupt their research for pregnancy/maternity reasons; for them the

maximum age is fixed at 40.

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates should submit one PDF file by email to Eralda Azizaj (eazizaj@estro.org) containing in this order:

• A curriculum vitae (maximum 4 pages)

• A letter from their department head stating that the work has been done by the applicant

• A copy of the abstract on radiation physics or radiation technology which should have been submitted for ESTRO 2020 (indicate abstract number, abstract title and submitting author with your application).

Deadline to apply: 30 October 2019 (23:59 CET).

A prize of € 5000 will be given to a radiotherapy professional for research in the field of radiobiology, radiation physics, clinical radiotherapy or radiation technology.

CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY

• Candidates should be ESTRO members, having completed the submitted work in the previous year.

- Applicant should be a member for the year 2020

- All ESTRO members under 36 (with the exception of Corporate members) are eligible to apply. For more information visit the ESTRO website: http://estro.org/members.

• Submissions should be brought forward by the candidates or their department heads and may be work done as an individual piece of research or as a thesis complete in the field of biological, physical and clinical research.

• Candidates should be younger than 36. Exceptions will be made for female applicants who had to interrupt their research for pregnancy/maternity reasons; for them the maximum age is fixed at 40.

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates should submit one PDF file by email to Eralda Azizaj (eazizaj@estro.org) containing in this order:

• A curriculum vitae and a list of publications (maximum 4 pages)

• A copy of the abstract on the project which should have been submitted for ESTRO 2020 (indicate abstract number, abstract title and submitting author with your application)

• A summary (in English) of their work (max 2 pages)

Candidates should commit themselves to write an original paper in English on (part of) the scientific work carried out. This paper should be based on previously unpublished

data and should be written according to the “Instructions to authors” of the Journal “Radiotherapy and Oncology” in which it will be published if accepted.

Deadline to apply: 30 October 2019 (23:59 CET).

The Ambassador Solidarity Fund is generously financed by part of the membership fee paid by the ESTRO Supporting Ambassador members and enables sponsorship of individual in training membership and registrations to ESTRO 2020 to help young Radiation Oncology professionals from European economically challenged countries.

5 sponsored registrations and in training memberships are available for the ESTRO 2020.

CRITERIA FOR ELIGIBILITY

  • Applicants should be below 40 years old
  • Applicants should currently be in training
  • Applicants who have already attended past ESTRO events thanks to the solidarity fund are not eligible
  • Candidates should be active in the field of radiotherapy, radiobiology, radiation physics, or radiation technology
  • Applicants should come from one of the below countries:

Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine.

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and a recommendation letter from their department head stating they are currently in training and that financial support is essential to register for membership and benefit from a sponsored registration.

Applications for the solidarity fund are to be addressed by email to:
Myriam Lybeer | E-mail: mlybeer@estro.org

or Sigrid Jacobs | E-mail: sjacobs@estro.org

 

Deadline to apply: 15 November 2019 (23:59 CET)