ECCO Abstract Awards

Abstract submitters may participate in the application process for the following awards:

Best investigator-initiated study (IIS) report submitted - IIS Abstract Award

Responsible Committee: Clinical Research Committee of ECCO (ClinCom)

The Clinical Research Committee of ECCO (ClinCom) wants to stimulate the development of high-quality investigator-initiated trials (IIT) in IBD and to improve the quality of IBD clinical trials in Europe through education. In 2018, for the fifth time, an award will be given to the 2 best congress abstracts reporting on clinical trials set up by investigators (preferably multi-centre) submitted for the ECCO Congress. ClinCom Members will review all abstracts submitted for this category. Note: Studies conducted by industry will not be eligible for this award.

Prize: Free registration for the ECCO Congress 2019

Number of awards: 2

Who can apply: ECCO Members reporting on clinical trials set up by investigators in their abstracts. Note: ECCO Membership fee 2018 must be paid up until the abstract submission deadline (December 1, 2017, midnight, CET).

How to apply:

  • In case you are not an ECCO Member yet please register for ECCO Membership 2018
  • Log in to the ECCO'18 Abstract submission system
  • At the beginning of the submission process please indicate if your abstract is qualified for the IIS Abstract Award
  • Please pay careful attention to the general guidelines for abstract submission
  • Upload your abstract for the ECCO Congress 2018
  • Notification of the author in the beginning of January 2018
  • Announcement in the ECCO'18 Final Programme and at the ECCO'18 Congress

Y-ECCO Abstract Award

Responsible Committee: Young-ECCO (Y-ECCO)

Prize: Free registration for the ECCO Congress 2019

Number of awards: 5

Who can apply: Y-ECCO Members (below 35 years of age or still in training). Note: ECCO Membership fee 2018 must be paid up until the abstract submission deadline (December 1, 2017, midnight, CET).

How to apply:

  • In case you are not an ECCO Member yet please register for ECCO Membership 2018
  • Log in to the ECCO'18 Abstract submission system
  • At the beginning of the submission process please indicate if your abstract is qualified for the Y-ECCO Abstract Award
  • Please pay careful attention to the general guidelines for abstract submission
  • Upload your abstract for the ECCO Congress 2018
  • Notification of the author in the beginning of January 2018
  • Announcement in the ECCO'18 Final Programme and at the ECCO'18 Congress