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 2019, for the sixth 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 2020

Number of awards: 2

ECCO'19 Awardees:
OP18 Amit Assa
OP25 Erwin Dreesen

Who can apply: ECCO Members reporting on clinical trials set up by investigators in their abstracts. Note: ECCO Membership fee 2019 must be paid up until the abstract submission deadline (December 3, 2018, 23:59 CET).

How to apply:

  • In case you are not an ECCO Member yet please register for ECCO Membership 2019
  • Log in to the ECCO'19 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 2019
  • Notification of the author in the beginning of January 2019
  • Announcement in the ECCO'19 Final Programme and at the ECCO'19 Congress

Y-ECCO Abstract Award

Responsible Committee: Young-ECCO (Y-ECCO)

Prize: Free registration for the ECCO Congress 2020

Number of awards: 5

ECCO'19 Awardees:
OP 15 Johan Burisch
OP 29 Loris Riccardo Lopetuso
OP 32 Robin J. Dart
DOP 38 Bram Verstockt
DOP 44 Iago Rodriguez-Lago

Who can apply: Y-ECCO Members (below 35 years of age or still in training). Note: ECCO Membership fee 2019 must be paid up until the abstract submission deadline (December 3, 2018, 23:59 CET).

How to apply:

  • In case you are not an ECCO Member yet please register for ECCO Membership 2019
  • Log in to the ECCO'19 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 2019
  • Notification of the author in the beginning of January 2019
  • Announcement in the ECCO'19 Final Programme and at the ECCO'19 Congress

Top 10 Digital Oral Presentations

Every year, chairs of the digital oral presentation sessions select the Top 10 best digital oral presentations. At the closing of the congress, these TOP 10 DOPs are awarded with a prize: a certificate of award and also free congress registration to the 15th Congress of ECCO. Awarding will take place in the plenary hall during the session "Awards and closing remarks" on Saturday, March 9, 2019, 12:50-12:55.