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

The Clinical Research Committee of ECCO (ClinCom) wants to stimulate the development of high-quality Investigator-Initiated Studies (IIS) in IBD and to improve the quality of IBD clinical studies in Europe through education. In 2020, awards will be given to the 2 best congress abstracts reporting on clinical studies set up by investigators (preferably multi-centre) submitted for the ECCO Congress. Note: Studies conducted by industry will not be eligible for this award.

Responsible Committee: Clinical Research Committee of ECCO (ClinCom)

Prize: Free registration for the ECCO Congress 2021

Number of awards: 2

Who can apply: ECCO Members reporting on clinical studies set up by investigators in their abstracts. Note: ECCO Membership fee 2020 must be paid up until the abstract submission deadline (November 21, 2019, 23:59 CET).

How to apply:

  • In case you are not an ECCO Member yet please register for ECCO Membership 2020
  • Log in to the ECCO'20 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 2020
  • Notification of the author in the beginning of January 2020
  • Announcement in the ECCO'20 Final Programme and at the ECCO'20 Congress

Y-ECCO Abstract Award

The Young ECCO (Y-ECCO) encourages Y-ECCO Members to submit their abstract and share their research with the ECCO Community. Awards will be given to the 5 best-ranked abstracts along with a free congress registration for the following year.

Responsible Committee: Young-ECCO (Y-ECCO)

Prize: Free registration for the ECCO Congress 2021

Number of awards: 5

Who can apply: Y-ECCO Members (below 35 years of age or still in training). Note: ECCO Membership fee 2020 must be paid up until the abstract submission deadline (November 21, 2019, 23:59 CET).

How to apply:

  • In case you are not an ECCO Member yet please register for ECCO Membership 2020
  • Log in to the ECCO'20 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 2020
  • Notification of the author in the beginning of January 2020
  • Announcement in the ECCO'20 Final Programme and at the ECCO'20 Congress