Several awards will be given during the next ESSKA Congress in Glasgow/UK, in 2018.
Alwin Jäger Best Video Award
This award, sponsored by the Alwin Jäger Foundation, is given for the best submitted video about technical procedures and surgical tricks and pearls. The video should include spoken comments. The prize: 2,500 EUR
Award for Best Paper in Ligament and Biomechanics
This award, sponsored by Smith & Nephew, is given to the best paper about ligament healing and biomechanics in orthopaedic sports medicine. The prize goes to the recipient’s institution to be used for the research or education in this field. S&N has no influence on determining the winning recipient(s). The prize: 2,000 EUR
KSSTA/JEO Awards 2018
The following Awards are sponsored by the ESSKA Foundation.
JEO Best Paper Award
This award is given to an author who has published in JEO during the two years prior to the Congress. A jury of Editorial Board members will shortlist and select the winner using an independent scoring system. The prize: 500 EUR
No application necessary.
ESSKA Abstract Awards 2018
ESSKA is proud to give the following awards to those who make significant contributions to research in degenerative joint diseases and orthopaedic sports medicine. When submitting an abstract before 1 October 2017 online your submission will automatically participate in the following awards selection. These Awards are sponsored by the ESSKA Foundation.
Theo Van Rens Best Paper Award
The Award is given for the best scientific presentation amongst the six highest ranked abstracts from the review process. The prize: 3,000 EUR. Additionally, the winning paper will be published in KSSTA.
Basic Scientist Travel Grants
ESSKA supports Basic Scientists and provides financial support for four selected Basic Scientists enabling them to attend the 18th ESSKA Congress. Selection will be made by the Basic Science Committee of ESSKA based on the excellence of the basic science abstracts. The presenting author will receive 500 EUR to cover travel and accommodation expenses to attend the Congress.