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Call for Abstracts

ESC Congress 2017

Over 10 800 abstracts were submitted from 109 countries.

Thank you to all contributors who have chosen ESC Congress as their preferred scientific platform for submitting their original research. 
Results will be announced end of April 

Submission Service is closed

Important dates

Late April 2017 - Abstract results announcement. An email will be sent to each submitter

26 May 2017 - Deadline to confirm presentation, presenter name and submit agreement form

31 May 2017 - Early registration deadline - All abstract presenters must register for the Congress

ESC Grants, Awards, and registration offers

Young Investigators Awards

Selected for the outstanding quality of their work, four Young Investigators will be competing in each session for a prestigious ESC Award presenting their original research in front of a jury. The awards will be focused on Basic Science - Clinical Science - Thrombosis - Population Sciences - Coronary Pathophysiology and microcirculation - NEW for 2017 - Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (Spotlight of the Congress)

The ESC will grant each winner with a prize of €2,000 and finalists will each receive a prize of €1,000

Nursing and Allied Professions Investigator Award

This award aims to recognise significant contributions from new investigators in cardiovascular nursing and allied professions.

The ESC will grant the winner with a prize of €2,000 and finalists will each receive a prize of €1,000. 

Moderated Poster Winners

Moderated Posters presenters will be in competition for the "best Moderated Poster" to win a free registration for next year's ESC Congress. 9 winners in total (1 per topic).


Basic Science Travel Grants
Basic scientists whose abstracts are accepted for ESC Congress 2017 are welcome to apply for a travel grant. See here conditions of eligibility and how to apply.

ESC Congress Educational Grants.

All healthcare professionals in the Cardiovascular field who are ESC Professional Member / Member of ESC are eligible to apply, priority will be given to applicants who are first-author of research submitted to ESC Congress 2017 as well as individuals from low & middle income countries.There is no strict age limit, the applicant is required to complete all mandatory fields and upload a CV as well as a letter of recommendation/ reference from Head of Department/Hospital.

Application service is now closed - Results will be announced end of March 2017 - more information

Please note that you can not apply for multiple congress related grants within the European Society of Cardiology grant offers

Registration offer

  • Special registration fee for abstract presenters aged 35 and under starting at €195
  • Specific Offers extended to:
    • Presenters aged 35 or under of an accepted abstract in the topic Basic Science or category Bench.
    • Presenters coming from one of the low and middle income countries members of the ESC (World Bank list): Armenia, Egypt, Georgia, Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Moldova, Morocco, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia and Ukraine.
    • Presenters whose abstracts have been accepted in a Young Investigators Awards or Nursing / Allied Professional Investigator Award session.


Visibility during and after the congress

Presenting your research at ESC Congress is a powerful way to make useful connections, gain international recognition for your work and valuable feedback. Be part of it to boost your career!

Accepted abstracts benefit from high visibility during and after the Congress.

Benefit from worldwide media exposure - 600+ international journalists and a potential audience of 1.5 billion.

Accepted abstracts will be published as a supplement of the European Heart Journal - Volume 37, September 2017 (Impact factor 2015=15.064)

All abstracts will be available one week before the Congress in the Scientific Programme & Planner and on the ESC 2017 Mobile App.

Online visibility all year long on ESC Congress 365 - your free access to ESC Congress resources.