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NOMINATION PACKAGES ARE DUE BY 31ST JANUARY 2019 

Nomination packages for any TERMIS-EU award should be submitted to the Executive Administrator by Thursday, 31st January 2019. The criteria for submitting a nomination must be followed in order for the nomination to be accepted. 

The guildelines for preparing the awards nomination packages are outlined below.

The awardees will be presented with their award at the 2019 TERMIS-EU Conference in Rhodes, Greece.  The recipients of the awards will be provided with 30 minutes to present their work during the conference.

Please submit your nomination packages to:

TERMIS-EU Awards Committee
swilburn@termis.org AND e.farrell@erasmusmc.nl

Awards Committee Members

  • Immediate Past Chair
  • Chair
  • Chair-Elect
  • SYIS-EU Chair
  • Plus 2 additional committee members (to be identified)

The Awards

As approved unanimously by the TERMIS-EU Council the following awards will be given by the TERMIS-EU chapter:

  • Career Achievement Award,
  • Robert Brown Early Career Principal Investigator Award,

The criteria for each award were initially defined by the chair in this document and are presented to the council to review and approve.

Career Achievement Award

The Career Achievement Award will be awarded to an established researcher who has made long-term, landmark contributions to the TERM field. It will be given to a widely respected researcher who has contributed considerably to the tissue engineering and regenerative medicine field. It should acknowledge an individual for his/her outstanding, continued contributions to the field, which includes a sustained in time significant contribution to the literature.

This award is aimed towards a recognition of individuals that have made outstanding contributions to the field of TERM, with outputs of clear professional excellence in their area; for example as scientists, clinicians, educators and/or contributors to TERMIS activities. The awardee must have a proven record of excellence and an outstanding international recognition in the TERM arena. There should be a significant and profound evidence of the awardee.s major contributions to the development and status of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine and its evolution as a field. The awardee should have carried out most of his career in the TERMIS-EU geographical area.

Robert Brown Early Career Principal Investigator Award

The Robert Brown Early Career Principal Investigator Award recognizes an individual, who has demonstrated outstanding achievements in the field of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine research, during the early stages of his career with clear evidence of a growing profile.

Candidates for the TERMIS-EU Early Career Principal Investigator Award must have been awarded his/her first PhD (or equivalent doctoral degree) more than 2 and less than 10 years prior to the deadline of the call.

The awardee must demonstrate evidence of high quality publications in highly cited journals, leadership activities, grant income from major funding bodies and external recognition amongst the wider international TERM community.

Awards Committee

The Awards Committee will be chaired by the Immediate Past Chair of the TERMIS-EU chapter. The other members of the EU Awards Committee will be the current Chair and the Chair-Elect, as well as the SYIS-EU Chair (ex officio members of the committee). Two other members will be selected yearly for this committee based on the proposal of the Awards Committee Chair and approval of the TERMIS-EU Council. Any member of the committee that is not in executive office and is nominated for an award will have to resign from the committee for that particular year. He/She will be replaced by another member proposed by the awards committee under approval of the TERMIS-EU Council.

Some Guidelines

  • The council members will not be able to apply while in office.
  • Self nomination is not permitted.
  • All the awardees will be selected by the TERMIS-EU Awards Committee.
  • All nominated candidates must be Members of the TERMIS-EU Chapter.

Each nomination to be received by the Awards Committee must include the following information:

  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae of the nominee;
  • One (1) page summary detailing the major achievements of the nominee; and
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation written by respected scientists/professionals working within the TERM field that are members of any chapter of TERMIS. Letters by members of the Awards Committee are not acceptable.

The recipient of the Career Achievement will: 

  • Receive a complimentary registration to attend the TERMIS-EU Annual Conference
  • Be presented with a plaque<
  • Be provided with 30 minutes to present a plenary lecture at the TERMIS-EU Annual Conference
  • Each recipient must confirm his/her attendance at the TERMIS-EU Annual Conference.

The recipient of the Robert Brown Early Career Principal Investigator Award will:

  • Receive an honorarium of €1,000
  • Be presented with a plaque
  • Be provided with 30 minutes to present a plenary lecture at the TERMIS-EU Annual Conference
  • Must confirm his/her attendance at the TERMIS-EU Annual Conference
  • A complimentary registration to attend the TERMIS-EU Annual Conference

Timings and other relevant information

  • Nominations must be received by the 28th of February of each year.
  • The TERMIS-EU Awards Committee will review the nomination packages received and provide the names of the award recipients by the first week of April. At this time, the awardees must confirm his/her attendance at the TERMIS-EU Annual Conference.
  • All nomination packages for the TERMIS-EU Awards Program should be submitted to the TERMIS Administrator via email at swilburn@termis.org.

Announcing the TERMIS-EU Student and Young Investigator Section (SYIS) and Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Publishers Award Highlighting the Best Young Investigator Research Articles in Tissue Engineering

In the year of World Congress, the TERMIS-EU awards will not be presented.

 

Awards Recipients

2017 TERMIS-EU Award Recipients

The TERMIS-EU Council and the TERMIS-EU Awards Committee would like to announce the recipients of the 2017 TERMIS-EU Awards Program.

Contributions to Literature Award

Rui L. Reis, CEng, MSc, PhD, DSc, MD (Doctor h.c)
Full Professor of Tissue Engineering, Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cells
(Professor Catedrático)
Director of the 3B´s Research Group
(bio)

 

 


Robert Brown Early Career Principal Investigator Award

Jeroen Rouwkema, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Biomechanical Engineering, University of Twente

 

 

2016 TERMIS-EU Award Recipients

The TERMIS-EU Council and the TERMIS-EU Awards Committee would like to announce the recipients of the 2016 TERMIS-EU Awards Program.

Clinical Translation Award

James B. Richardson, MBChB, FRCS, MD
Professor of Orthopaedics
The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Title of presentation: Cartilage Repair

 

 

Young Scientist Award

Lorenzo Moroni, PhD
Maastricht University

 

 

2014 TERMIS-EU Award Recipients

The TERMIS-EU Council and the TERMIS-EU Awards Committee would like to announce the recipients of the 2014 TERMIS-EU Awards Program.

Career Achievement Award - C. James Kirkpatrick

Young Scientist Award - Katja Schenke-Layland

2013 TERMIS-EU Award Recipients

The TERMIS-EU Council and the TERMIS-EU Awards Committee would like to announce the recipients of the 2013 TERMIS-EU Awards Program. The recipients will be provided with time to speak during the 2013 TERMIS-EU Conference in Istanbul and be presented with a plaque.

Career Achievement Award - Clemens van Blitterswijk

Contributions to Literature Award - Ranieri Cancedda

Young Scientist Award - Manuela Gomes