Awards

1) The 2017 ESCEO-Eli Lilly Scholarships

The WCO-IOF-ESCEO 2017 is very proud to announce that the ESCEO-Health Care Provider Scholarships will be supported by Eli Lilly.

Value

The value of these scholarship will be :

- Free registration to the WCO-IOF-ESCEO Congress 2017 in Florence
- 1000 USD (if the applicant did not submit any abstract to the WCO2017 Congress)
- 1500 USD (if the applicant submitted an abstract as first author, senior author or co-author to the WCO2017 Congress)
Free registration (value 975 euros) will be granted to applicants ranked between 100 and 999.

Requirements

  • Prove less than 10 years since the completion of the highest degree
  • Recipients will attend the WCO-IOF-ESCEO 2017 Congress in Florence on March 23-26, 2017
  • Recipients are physicians with a special interest (trained or training) in the metabolic bone diseases and/or musculoskeletal disorders
  • Recipients must attend the Awards Cocktail reception on Saturday March 25, 2017 from 18h40 to 19h40 at the Teatrino Lorenese inside the Fortezza Da Basso.
  • Recipients are citizen or residents of the following countries:
Algeria Argentina Australia Austria Brazil Canada
China Colombia Croatia Czech Republic Egypt France
Germany Greece Hong Kong Hungary India Ireland
Israel Italy Kuwait Lebanon Malaysia Mexico
Oman Pakistan Philippines Qatar Romania Russia
Saudi Arabia Serbia Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Spain
Switzerland Taiwan Thailand Turkey UAE UK

How to apply

The applicant to the ESCEO-Eli Lilly Scholarships must send an email to Mrs. Laura Bechoux (bechoux@humacom.com) at Humacom including:

  • A copy of the applicant’s passport or photo ID (with the date of birth)
  • A copy of the submitted abstract on the official abstract submission website (abstract.wco-iof-esceo.org) if submission

Applications will only be validated after the receipt of a confirmation email from Humacom (no exception will be granted). Recipient must be the first or presenting author of the abstract.

Deadlines

  • Applications with an abstract : February 13, 2017 - If application submitted with an abstract, the applicant must send the copy of the submitted abstract together with the notification email received early February
  • Applications without an abstract : February 13, 2017

Scholarships recipients will be selected from February 13, 2017 and notice will be provided no later than February 20, 2017.

The Scholarships will be presented during the WCO-IOF-ESCEO 2017 Congress on Saturday March 25, 2017 from 18h40 to 19h40 at the Teatrino Lorenese inside the Fortezza Da Basso.

Failure to attend the reception will result in the cancellation of the Scholarship (no exception will be granted).

2) ESCEO-AGNOVOS HEALTHCARE YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARDS

Value
The value of each award will be 2.500 euros

Requirements:

  • To be born after January 1, 1980
  • To attend the WCO-IOF-ESCEO Congress 2017 in Florence on March 23-26, 2017
  • To submit an abstract which is related to bone strength, bone quality, falls risk, primary or secondary fracture prevention, mutli-disciplinary post-fracture care or imaging techniques of the proximal femur, through the official website (http://www.wco-iof-esceo.org/abstracts) and, before the deadline of January 13, 2017
  • To be citizen or resident from:
    • Australia
    • Canada
    • China (incl. HK)
    • EU
    • Japan
    • Korea
    • New Zealand
    • Singapore
    • Switzerland
    • USA

Application:

The applicant to the ESCEO-AgNovos Healthcare Young Investigator Awards must send an email to Mrs. Sophie Leisten (leisten@humacom.com) at Humacom including:

- A copy of the applicant’s passport or photo ID (with the date of birth)
- A copy of the abstract submitted through the official website (http://www.wco-iof-esceo.org/abstracts) and before the deadline of January 13, 2017

Award recipients must be the first or presenting author of the abstract.

Applications will only be validated after the receipt of a confirmation email from Sophie Leisten (No exception will be granted).

Deadline:

Abstracts can be submitted until January 13, 2017 on http://www.wco-iof-esceo.org/abstracts
Recipients will be selected based on their abstracts by the ESCEO Scientific Advisory Board during the last week of January 2017 and notification will be provided no later than February 15, 2017.
The Awards will be presented during the WCO-IOF-ESCEO 2017 Congress on Saturday March 25, 2017 from 18h30 to 19h30 at the Teatrino Lorenese inside the Fortezza Da Basso.

3) ESCEO-IOF YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARDS

The ESCEO-IOF Young Investigator Awards are given to young investigators for their contributions in the field of bone and mineral research.

Twenty awards of 1000€ each will be distributed at the WCO-IOF-ESCEO Annual Meeting.

Requirements:

  • To be less than 45 years old
  • To submit an abstract and be the first or presenting author of this abstract
  • To be present at the award ceremony

To apply for this award, please send an email to leisten@humacom.com with:

  • A copy of the applicant’s passport or ID (with the date of birth)
  • A copy of the submitted abstract submitted through the official website (www.wco-iof-esceo.org)

Applications will only be validated after the reception of a confirmation email from Sophie Leisten (No exception will be granted).

Deadline:
Abstracts can be submitted from October 1, 2016 to January 13, 2017 on abstracts.wco-iof-esceo.org.

Recipients will be selected based on their abstracts by the ESCEO Scientific Advisory Board during the last week of January 2017 and notice will be provided no later than February 15, 2017.

4) IOF President's Awards

The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) President's Awards honour IOF members from different regions of the world who have made a significant and unstinting contribution to the advancement of the work of the IOF, through furthering one or more of the mission statements and/or goals of the Foundation. Recipients are selected by the IOF President, with the approval of the IOF Executive Committee.

5) IOF Medal of Achievement

The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) Medal of Achievement honours individual researchers who have significantly advanced the field of osteoporosis through their original and outstanding scientific contributions. The award underlines important aspects of IOF's mission - to increase understanding and awareness of osteoporosis and to promote medical innovation. The IOF Medal of Achievement, which includes CHF 1500 in prize money, is presented every year during the WCO-IOF-ESCEO congress. Candidates are nominated by members of IOF's Committee of Scientific Advisors (CSA) and the winner selected by the Chair of the CSA with the approval of the IOF Executive Committee.

6) IOF Olof Johnell Science Award

The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) Olof Johnell Science Award, named in honour of the late Professor Olof Johnell is awarded every year during the WCO-IOF-ESCEO congress. The Award honours an individual who has contributed to the field of osteoporosis in a scientific or policy implementation area, worldwide. The award winner also receives CHF 1500 in prize money. The candidates will be nominated by IOF members and the winner chosen by the IOF Board.

7) IOF Committee of National Societies Award

The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) Committee of National Societies Medal honours an individual who has made an important contribution to IOFs Committee of National Societies (CNS) through active participation in CNS activities and by expanding IOF's message and outreach in his/her country. An IOF Committee selects the winner, with the approval of the IOF Executive Committee.

8) ESCEO-IOF Pierre Meunier Young Scientist Awards

The « IOF-ESCEO Pierre Meunier Young Scientist Awards » are intended to reward the work of two young researchers, who have already demonstrated their scientific merits without having yet reached a prominent academic position.
Numerous awards are dedicated to young promising scientists and other honor the "Masters and Mentors" for their overall work. Nevertheless, there is in between a gap, in the recognition of those who represent the next generation of leaders.

9) 2017 ESCEO Medal of Excellence

The « ESCEO Medal of Excellence » is a prize intended to honor and reward an outstanding contribution to the field of bone, joint and muscle from an established researcher.

10) ESCEO-IOF Herbert Fleisch Medal

The « ESCEO-IOF Herbert Fleisch Medal » is intended to reward a researcher who has made outstanding and innovative contribution in basic or translational science. The award is named in honor of Herbert Fleisch, a renowned researcher whose pioneering work has greatly influenced the understanding of bone and mineral metabolism.