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Abstract Results

ESC Congress 2018

Abstract Results are now available

We would like to thank all contributors to the Call for Abstracts. Over 11 000 abstracts have been received from more than 100 countries



Log in using your My ESC Account

The ESC Congress Programme Committee takes this opportunity to acknowledge the Abstract Reviewing Committee for their essential collaboration to the elaboration of the abstract-based programme.

Confirm abstract presentation

STEP 1 - Log in using your My ESC account (e-mail and password - the one used for abstract submission). You will also be able to view the abstract presentation time and format. 

STEP 2 - Select the presenter and confirm contact details.

STEP 3 - The presenter selected in STEP 2 will receive instructions by email to confirm presentation and submit his/her agreement form. The agreement form has to be submitted as soon as possible to ensure the abstract information is accurate in all publications.

STEP 4 - Prepare your abstract presentation: Consult the Abstract Presenter Guidelines

STEP 5 - Upload your presentation online - More information will be provided closer to the time

Important dates

  • 25 May 2018 - Deadline to confirm presentation online - Presenters must submit their agreement form
  • 31 May 2018 - Early registration Fee deadline - All abstract presenters must register for the Congress
  • Early June 2018 - e-Posters upload opening
  • 10 August 2018 - Deadline to upload e-Poster presentations for Moderated and Best Poster Sessions
  • Mid August 2018 - Online Upload Service opens for Oral Presentations (slides upload)

 Registration offers and ESC Grants

ESC Professional Membership - Great Benefits for Abstract Presenters

Become an ESC Professional Member to access an exclusive ESC Congress experience with significant discounts on registration fee and privileged access to the ESC Professional Members’ Lounge and other exclusive activities.

Registration offers

Special registration fee for abstract presenters aged 35 and under starting at €195 is available

Free registration:

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

Special Grants

  • Basic Science Travel Grants: Basic scientists whose abstracts are accepted for ESC Congress 2018 are welcome to apply for a travel grant. See here conditions of eligibility and how to apply.
  • ESC Congress Educational Grants: 200 ESC Congress Educational Grants have been awarded this year.
    ESC Congress Educational Grants awardees are not elligible for any other discounted registration offer or additional grants.

ESC Congress Awards

Young Investigator 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 - Thrombosis - Population Sciences - Coronary Pathophysiology and microcirculation - NEW for 2018 - Valvular Heart Disease (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.

 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 advance your career

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

  • Published as a supplement of the European Heart Journal - Volume 39, September 2018 (Impact factor 2016= 20.213)
  • Available one week before the Congress in the Scientific Programme & Planner (250,000+ users - 132,000 abstract consultation) and on the ESC 2018 Mobile App (26,000+ downloads in 2017).
  • Online visibility all year long on ESC Congress 365, scientific resources library (397,000 users - 51,000 abstract consultation).
  • Worldwide media exposure - 500+ international journalists and a potential audience of 2.4 billion.
  • In 2017, our #ESCCongress hashtag was the world’s largest cardiovascular discussion on Twitter. Be sure to be part of it in 2018. Share your work, opinions and shape the debates with cardiologists from all over the world.