2019 Best VPHi-InSilicoTrials PhD Thesis Award in In Silico Medicine with application in industrial R&D

Deadline extended to 30 April 2019

InSilicoTrials, industrial member of the Avicenna Alliance, in collaboration with the VPH Institute will assign the “2019 Best VPHi-InSilicoTrials PhD Thesis Award in In Silico Medicine with application in industrial R&D”. Thanks to the support of InSilicoTrials, this initiative, instituted for the first time in occasion of the VPH2018 conference in Zaragoza, has now been consolidated as a permanent annual initiative. Its goal is to reward individuals for outstanding achievements during their PhD thesis, specifically focusing on the translational aspects of their work, like:

  • addressable market
  • product development phase that would benefit from the model/simulation
  • IP ownership
  • patentability
  • industrial use readiness

The award consists of a money price of 1.000 €. The winner will also be invited to give a lecture at the upcoming VPH Barcelona Summer School that will be held from 10 to 14 of June in Barcelona – UPF.

An ad hoc award committee, composed by both academia and industry representatives, will be established to evaluate the submitted work.

Participation rules:
Only theses defended between 1/1/2018 and 31/12/2018 will be considered for the award. Each participant will have to submit:

  • A 4-page curriculum vitae 
  • A full overview of publications (journal, conference etc.)
  • A recommendation letter by the student’s supervisor detailing why the applicant is a deserving candidate
  • A 2-page research summary including
    • Scientific question addressed in PhD
    • Technologies used/developed
    • The most important research results
    • Novelty
    • Impact
    • Future steps
  • A 1-page summary that describes in detail the translational aspects of the research work
  • The PhD diploma in pdf format (or a certificate if the diploma has not yet been delivered)
  • A pdf document of the complete final PhD thesis (max 10 MB).

This information will have to be sent by email to: manager@vph-institute.org. Please name all your documents:  lastname_name initial_documentname.pdf

Are you a VPHi student member?

You are considered a rightful student member, if you:

If you are not a member yet and you wish to apply now, the VPHi student membership comes at a symbolic cost of 10 € per year. Please fill up this form to process your application: http://www.vph-institute.org/register.html

For any further questions, please contact manager@vph-institute.org.


The application should be sent by 30 April 2019

Download the rules for participation

Date: 07/12/2018 | Tag: | News: 880 of 1581
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