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NBC2017 & EMBEC2017



The non-profit organization EMBEC is happy to inform the BME community that the next EMBEC will be held as NBC2017 & EMBEC2017 (joint conference of the European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference EMBEC2017 and the Nordic-Baltic Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics NBC2017) in Tampere (Finland) on 11 – 15 June 2017.


The meeting is organized by the BioMediTech (joint Institute of Tampere University and Tampere University of Technology) and the Finish Society for Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics.


The meeting is endorsed by the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering (IFMBE) and the European Alliance for Medical and Biological Engineering and Science (EAMBES).


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Call for the

EMBEC Scientific Award 2017


The Austrian non-profit organization EMBEC supports the Biomedical Research in Europe and offers again the EMBEC Scientific Award. This is to invite for applications.


The Guidelines and Selection Criteria for the EMBEC Scientific Award are as follows:


1.      The award is open for free application.

2.      The award will be given for an excellent publication in a peer-reviewed journal indexed in MEDLINE or EMBASE. The publication must be issued after Jan 01, 2015.

3.      The most important selection criteria are outstanding contributions to medical and biological engineering in at least one of the following fields:

ü  methodology

ü  technology

ü  clinical relevance

ü  health care

4.      The publication shall describe original work in English language. The whole work or essential parts must not have been published before. Scientific work which has been submitted for other awards or already has been recognized by other awards will not be accepted. Only one work per author / applicant is considered.

5.      The work must have been done in Europe.

6.      The applicant shall be born after Dec. 31, 1987. Only one paper can be submitted per applicant.

7.      In case of more than one author, the applicant must be the first author. All other authors must declare their agreement with the application in written form.

8.      The prize winner declares her / his willingness to present the subject of the publication in a special lecture at the EMBEC 2017.

9.      The deadline for submission is January 31st, 2017 per email.

Breaking News: The deadline for submission per email has been extended until February 28, 2017.

The submission must include

ü  the published paper

ü  a 1 to 3 pages description of the innovative content of the paper

ü  the curriculum vitae including a complete list of scientific papers (no abstracts)

ü  the agreement declaration of co-authors signed by all of them

10.      The EMBEC Scientific Award is provided with the following financial support:

ü  3.500,- €

ü  Travelling expenses (train, APEX flight etc.) for coming to Tampere to the EMBEC 2017

ü  Reimbursement of the EMBEC2017 conference fee.

11.  Submission shall be made by email  of the EMBEC organization:


12.  In case of questions please contact via email the EMBEC-Chair Prof. Hutten:

13.  All applicants will be informed about the final decision not later than May 1st, 2017.


14.  The final decision will be made by a committee that is nominated by the chair of the EMBEC organization and by the EMBEC2017 congress president.