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Awards

Win an Award for Your Research at ISCT 2020

Present your latest data to ISCT’s global network of cell & gene therapy professionals for a chance to win a select number of awards available for current ISCT Members:
 
  • NEW! Top Scoring MSC Immunomodulation Abstract Awards (2) $1,000 USD (Top Scoring), $500 USD (Runner Up)
  • NEW! ISCT ANZ Early Stage Professional* Travel Award (1) $500 USD + Main Conference Registration
  • NEW! ESP Best Abstract Elevator Pitch (1) $500 USD
  • NEW! ESP Rookie of the Year Abstract Award (1) $500 USD
  • NEW! Top Scoring Musculoskeletal Repair & Regeneration Abstract Award (1) $1,000 USD
  • Top Scoring Abstract Award (1) $1,500 USD
  • Early Stage Professional Award (3)* $1,000 USD each
  • Best Poster Award (1) $1,500 USD
  • Technologist Award (3) $1,000 USD each
  • Emerging Economies Abstract Award (1)** $1,000 USD

 

*An Early Stage Professional is classified as an individual within 10 years of receiving their terminal degree or entry into the field of cell & gene therapy.

**Top scoring abstract from an author residing in a low, lower-middle, or upper-middle income country as defined by the World Bank. Eligible countries can be found on the ISCT Website.

Abstract Award winners will be notified by February 14, 2020.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”24px”][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]NEW! Top Scoring MSC Immunomodulation Abstract Awards

Two MSC Abstract Awards (Top Scoring –$1,000 USD, Runner Up – $500 USD) will be presented to the highest scoring abstracts focused on new, groundbreaking MSC-based technologies and/or translational research with specific focus in pro-inflammatory activity and/or immunomodulation.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]

Awards sponsored by:

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_separator color=”black”][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]NEW! ISCT ANZ Early Stage Professional (ESP) Travel Award

One Top Scoring Abstract Award of $500 USD + complimentary Main Conference registration will be presented to the highest scoring abstract submitted by an Early Stage Professional from the Australia & New Zealand region.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]

Award sponsored by:

ISCT ANZ Regional Executive Committee

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_separator color=”black”][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]NEW! ESP Best Abstract Elevator Pitch

One ESP Abstract Elevator Pitch Award of $500 USD will be presented to an ESP as determined by the Cytotherapy Editorial Board.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]

Award sponsored by:

Cytotherapy, The official journal of the International Society for Cell & Gene Therapy

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_separator color=”black”][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]NEW! ESP Rookie of the Year Abstract Award

One ESP Rookie of the Year Abstract Award of $500 USD will be presented to the highest scoring abstract of a first time submission by an ESP.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]

Award sponsored by:

Cytotherapy, The official journal of the International Society for Cell & Gene Therapy

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_separator color=”black”][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]NEW! Top Scoring Musculoskeletal Repair & Regeneration Abstract Award

One Top Scoring Abstract Award of $1,000 USD will be presented to the highest scoring abstract in the Musculoskeletal Repair & Regeneration (Bone, Cartilage, Muscle, Other) subcategory.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]

Award sponsored by:

ISCT Orthopedic & Musculoskeletal Therapies Committee

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One Top Scoring Abstract Award of $1,500 USD will be selected based on abstract score. Abstracts selected for oral or poster presentation are eligible.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”black”][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Early Stage Professional Abstract Awards 

Three Early Stage Professional awards of $1,000 USD each will be selected based on abstract score. To be eligible for this award the presenting author must be within 10 years of receiving their terminal degree or entry into the field of cell and gene therapy[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]

Award sponsored by:

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”black”][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Best Poster Abstract Award 

One Best Poster Abstract Award of $1,500 USD will be selected onsite. Abstracts selected for poster presentation are eligible. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]

Award sponsored by:

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Three Technologist awards of $1,000 USD each will be selected based on abstract score. To be eligible for this award the presenting author must hold a technical designation (ex. MLS(ASCP) or equivalent) and be employed in a technical laboratory setting.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text]

Award sponsored by:

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator color=”black”][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_column_text]Emerging Economy Abstract Award 

One Emerging Economy Abstract Award  of $1,000 USD will be selected based on abstract score. Abstracts submitted by individuals residing in a country eligible for ISCT reduced rate membership are eligible.  This award is intended to offset the travel costs of an abstract presenter residing in a low, lower-middle, or upper-middle income country, as defined by the World Bank.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]