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ESC Working Groups Awards at ESC Congress


Young Investigators Awards (YIA)

The prestigious Young Investigators Awards are sponsored by the ESC and illustrate the dedication of our Society to support original research and scientific excellence.

The following Working Groups contribute to the Young Investigator Awards Sessions in their topic:

  • Coronary Pathophysiology & Microcirculation
  • Thrombosis

To present an abstract in one of the YIA sessions, the first author/presenter must be under 40 years old at the time of presentation, i.e. born after 29 August 1982.

The winner receives and ESC Award of 2000 euros and a free registration for the ESC Congress. The finalists receive 1000 euros and a free registration.

Learn more about the Young Investigators Awards (YIA) option

Submit your abstract

Deadline: 20 March 2022

Working Group Awards

The following ESC Working Groups support high-quality research at ESC Congress by awarding each the two best abstracts submitted by young members (under 40 years old at the time of presentation) in their topic of expertise:

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Atherosclerosis & Vascular Biology
  • Cardiovascular Regenerative & Reparative Medicine
  • e-Cardiology
  • Myocardial Function
  • Pulmonary Circulation and Right Ventricular Function

The first author/presenter of each best abstract will receive a Working Group Award of 500€. Membership in the awarding Working Group is mandatory to receive the prizes.

Become member

Submit your abstract

Deadline: 20 March 2022

The finalists will be informed in August, and the results will be presented during the ESC Working Groups Networking Reception at ESC Congress 2022, and in the ESC Working Groups bi-monthly newsletter.

Previous Working Group Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the ESC Working Group Awards at ESC Congress 2021 - The Digital Experience, selected from the best graded abstracts in the field, under 40 years old:

ESC WG on Adult Congenital Heart Disease:

ESC WG on Atherosclerosis & Vascular Biology:

ESC WG on Cardiovascular Reparative & Regenerative Medicine:

ESC WG on e-Cardiology:

ESC WG on Myocardial Function:

ESC WG on Pulmonary Circulation & Right Ventricular Function