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ESC Awards

Awards sponsored by the European Society of Cardiology illustrate the dedication of our Society to support original research and scientific excellence.

The  ESC is pleased to honour a certain number of individuals during ESC Congress in recognition of their outstanding achievements. 


  • ESC Gold Medal
    The ESC Gold Medal of the European Society of Cardiology is the highest honor the Society can bestoy on exceptional scientists for their contribution to cardiovascular medicine.
  • Young Investigators Awards
    Selected for the outstanding quality of their work, four Young Investigators are competing in front a jury during the Young Investigators Awards Sessions.
  • Moderated Poster Awards
    The Modetared Posters sessions are composed of original top rated abstracts. Presenters are in competition for the "best Moderated Poster"
  • Nursing/Allied Professional Investigator Award
    This award aims to recognise significant contributions from new investigators in cardiovascular nursing and allied professions at European level.
  • Challenging Case Awards
    The four best cases submitted by cardiologists aged 35 and under are in competion during the Clhallenging Case session.
  • Outstanding Achievement Award
    Honouring basic researchers in the early stage of their career.