ESTIV Congress 2024 > Awards and Bursaries

Awards and Bursaries

Are you passionate about advancing the field of in vitro and in silico toxicology? The ESTIV Congress is the perfect platform for you to showcase your innovative research and contributions! We are excited to announce a range of prestigious awards, presented in partnership with ESTIV. These accolades recognize excellence in research, innovative methodologies, and significant contributions to the field. This is not just an opportunity to gain recognition among peers and industry leaders, but also a chance to be part of a community driving change and advancement in toxicology.
Whether you’re a seasoned professional or an emerging talent, we encourage you to apply. Don’t miss this chance to shine and be acknowledged for your hard work and dedication. Join us at the ESTIV Congress, where your efforts can be celebrated and your achievements can inspire others!

The overview of winners of the ESTIV 2022 Congress Awards can be found here: https://www.estiv.org/congress2022/congress-awards/

List of ESTIV 2024 Congress awards – apply now!

  1. ESTIV Best Poster award
  2. ESTIV Best Oral Presentation Award
  3. ESTIV Early Career Award
  4. Toxicology-Elsevier best poster award
  5. ATLA-FRAME Best Poster Award
  6. LOreal Travel Grants

Name
ESTIV Best Poster Award

Donor
ESTIV

Description
ESTIV will grant a 500€ best poster award to a young scientist (≤ 35 years old) presenting her/his research work per poster as first author at the ESTIV2024 congress. The winner will be selected based on scientific excellence, innovation and clarity of the poster presentation. Eligibility also includes presence during the closing ceremony of the ESTIV2024 congress, as the winner will be announced at this occasion.

Application
ESTIV2024 attendees need to indicate their interest in the ESTIV best poster award by sending the following documents to ESTIV (grants@estiv.org):

  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Supporting letter from the supervisor or the head of the department.
  • Abstract as the first author submitted for poster presentation to the ESTIV2024 congress.
  • Proof of registration for the ESTIV2024 congress.

Deadline
May 1, 2024


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Name
ESTIV Best Oral Presentation award.

Donor
ESTIV.

Description
ESTIV will grant a 500€ best oral presentation award to a scientist presenting her/his research work as first author at the ESTIV2024 congress. The winner will be selected based on scientific excellence, innovation and clarity of the presentation. Eligibility also includes presence during the closing ceremony of the ESTIV2024 congress, as the winner will be announced at this occasion.

Application
ESTIV2024 attendees need to indicate their interest in ESTIV best oral presentation award by sending the following documents to ESTIV (grants@estiv.org):

  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Abstract as the first author submitted for oral presentation to the ESTIV2024 congress.
  • Proof of registration for the ESTIV2024 congress.

Deadline
May 1, 2024


Name
ESTIV Early Career Award

Donor
ESTIV.

Description
The European Society of Toxicology In Vitro (ESTIV) will grant an Early career award to an outstanding European scientist The award will be given in recognition of an outstanding and significant contribution to the field of in vitro and/or in silico toxicology.

The Award includes:

  • A prize of 500€.
  • An award certificate.
  • An invitation to the ESTIV conference taking place 2-6 June 2024 in Prague-Czech Republic with full registration waiver, coverage of travel and accommodation costs, and guest lecture.



Application

At the time of the deadline of the application, eligible candidates must:

  • Be a member of ESTIV for at least 1 year.
  • Have received appropriate qualifications, such as a master’s degree, allowing to commence a PhD, but not necessarily have started a PhD yet.
  • Have less than 8 years of research experience following receipt of that qualification, which could be without a PhD, in the middle of a PhD or a fairly recently finished PhD.
  • Be officially living or working in Europe in the past 3 years.
  • Be the single first author of at least 1 published research paper in the top 25% of journals (Q1) in the field of toxicology or other relevant area according to Web of Science.
  • Be a presenter of at least 1 oral contribution in a relevant international conference or scientific event.
  • Commit to attend the ESTIV conference taking place 3-6 June 2024 in Prague-Czech republic.

The application dossier should contain:

  • A copy of the identity card mentioning nationality and date of birth.
  • Proof of permanent residence or employment in Europe in the past 3 years.
  • A Curriculum Vitae including full affiliation.
  • A complete list of publications with indication of impact factors and journal classification (Q1-4) according to Web of Science at the time of submission of the papers.
  • A PDF version of the research paper(s) as first author.
  • A proof of delivery of (an) oral presentation(s) in a relevant international conference or scientific event.
  • Letter of support of 2 referees among which preferably the current supervisor and/or former (master/doctoral) thesis promotor.
  • A personal motivation letter.

The different documents in the application dossier should be sent as PDF files in a single mail to the ESTIV President (grants@estiv.org) at the latest by 31 March. Evaluation of the application dossiers and selection of the winner will be done by the ESTIV Board. The winner will be personally informed by the ESTIV President by the end of April 2024 followed by the announcement in the ESTIV newsletter and social media.

  • Deadline
  • Mar 31, 2024

Name

Toxicology-Elsevier best poster award.

Donor
Elsevier -Toxicology

Description

The Elsevier journal Toxicology (https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/toxicology) will grant a 250€ best poster award to a young scientist (≤ 35 years old) presenting her/his research work in the field of mechanistic toxicology per poster as first author during the 22nd International Congress of the European Society of Toxicology In Vitro (ESTIV2024). The winner will be selected based on scientific excellence, innovation and clarity of the poster presentation as well as based on the communication skills of the poster presenter. Eligibility also includes presence during the closing ceremony of the ESTIV2024 congress, as the winner will be announced at this occasion.

Selection

No solicitation or application is possible for this award. The winner will be selected by an ad hoc jury consisting of the Toxicology editor-in-chief and ESTIV board members.

Contact

mathieu.vinken@vub.be


Name
ATLA-FRAME Best poster award

Donor
ATLA-FRAME and Sage

Description
On behalf of their ATLA journal (https://journals.sagepub.com/home/atl/), FRAME will grant a monetary award* equivalent to 500 € to the winner of the ATLA-FRAME best poster award at the ESTIV 2024 Congress.

Sage will also offer a year’s free subscription to ATLA for the award winner in addition to the “cash equivalent” award from FRAME.

Application
ESTIV2024 attendees need to indicate their interest in the ATLA best poster award by sending the following documents to ESTIV (grants@estiv.org):

  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Abstract as the first author submitted for poster presentation to the ESTIV2024 congress.
  • Proof of registration for the ESTIV2024 congress.

Deadline
April 30, 2024

Read more about the ESTIV 2024 Congress at the following link: https://www.estiv.org/congress2024/

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*conditions apply; the value of the award will be equivalent to 500 €, payable as an on-line retail voucher or suitable agreed alternative.”



Name
L’Oréal travel grant


Donor
L’Oréal Research & Innovation

Description
L’Oréal Research & Innovation is pleased to sponsor 5 travel grants worth 800 euros each.

Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for the L’Oréal Travel Grants, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The author should be less than 35 years old.
  • The poster or oral communication (as the first author) should be accepted by the ESTIV 2024 Congress Committee.
  • Research topics should fall within the following categories: Data science, complex systems to predict toxicity, or computational modeling.

Application Deadline: The deadline for submitting the application is April 30, 2024.

Application Process: Interested individuals should indicate their interest in the L’Oréal Travel Grants by sending the following documents to the ESTIV 2024 Congress Committee at grants@estiv.org and Mrs. Bambou TAN at bambou.tan@loreal.com:

  • A 1-page Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  • A motivation letter expressing interest in the travel grant.
  • An abstract of the research, that has been accepted for presentation at the ESTIV 2024 Congress.

Please note: The travel awards will be disbursed to selected participants after the congress. Attendance at the ESTIV 2024 Congress is a condition for receiving the award.

We encourage all eligible attendees to take advantage of this opportunity to further their research and contribute to the advancement of alternative methods in toxicology.