Research, repair, regenerate


25-27th of September 2024

Young Investigator Pre-conference
on 24th of September 2024

Grants and Awards

Awards (age < 35 years)

With the aim of encouraging young investigators, European Tissue Repair Society (ETRS) awards oral presentations and poster prizes.

Young Investigator Prizes

  • The first prize will be awarded to one individual judged as being the best oral presentation in the young investigator prize session. The awardee will be granted the possibility to present his/her work at the Wound Healing Society. WHS has agreed to pay for the registration, travel and accommodation costs of the best prize winner of ETRS, just like ETRS will pay for the best prize winner of WHS. The awardee is requested to closely interact in time with the business office to ensure minimal costs.
  • Maximum two more prizes of 500 Euro will be awarded to young investigators ranked 2nd and 3rd in the oral presentation competition.
  • Such awards shall be available to all young investigators submitting abstracts. Should an abstract be selected from an individual who is not a member of the ETRS then the membership fee for 1 year will be deducted from the prize.
  • These awards are being paid by ETRS and not the Conference President. A balance between basic and clinical topics should be aimed at.

Poster Prizes

  • A maximum of 3 prizes of 200 Euro will be awarded to the best posters presented at the meeting.
  • This award is being paid by ETRS. A balance between basic and clinical topics should be aimed at.


ETRS will make bursaries available to Early Career Researchers (within 5 years of them obtaining their PhDs) and PhD students. The bursaries will cover registration fee (early bird rate only) at the ETRS 2024 meeting.

In respect of the bursaries:

The applicant must register (and hence pay) for the meeting prior to the early bird deadline, and submit an abstract. The applicant must then apply for a bursary by mail to A committee will decide who receive a bursary. Unsuccessful applicants will not be given the opportunity to withdraw from the conference.

An applicant must be an ETRS member at the time of application for the bursary.