The following awards are awarded at our annual conferences:
Helmut Reul Young Investigator Award
This award is open to young investigators below 35 years old, who have submitted at least one successful abstract. The top 5 scorers of the abstracts will make their presentations on Day 1, after the Opening Ceremony. The judges appointed by the board will select the award winner. The winner will receive USD1, 000 together with a plaque made in Aachen, Germany, during the President’s Report Session.
The award is sponsored by Professor Y. Sezai of Nihon University and awarded to the individual who contributes to the most innovative paper. There is no age restriction for this award. The winner will receive US $500.
Asia Pacific ISRBP Young Investigator Award
This award is open to young investigators below 35 years old from Asia Pacific to promote rotary blood technology in Asia Pacific. The award will be based on scores received from the eligible presentations at the congress. The award is sponsored by Professor Setsuo Takatani.
ISRBP Poster Award
The best poster will be decided by the judges selected from the board members.
ICMT (International Center for Medical Technology) Award
ICMT award will be given to the industry or the researcher who made the most outstanding contribution to the development of rotary blood pumps decided by the Congress President and presented by Professor Yukihiko Nosé during the Congress Banquet. The award comes with a statue called "Calling for a Buffalo".