13 - 16 OCTOBER 2016 @ LISBON CITY


Challenge yourself! Participate in the iMed Competitions and compete against fellow students for three possible prizes: a research grant, a research internship abroad or the chance to do volunteer work in Africa. iMed, Explore the Exceptional


The Innovate Competition is part of the iMed Conference® 9.0 Lisbon 2017. Every year, the iMed Conference® encourages young colleagues and scientists to present their work and findings, among a panel of excellence and international recognition.


Can I enrol in this competition?

If you are an undergraduate college or master’s degree student and you are involved in a scientific research project in life sciences and have plenty of innovative ideas, then this competition is for you!

What do I need to send for my application?

In order to participate in this competition, you must read the Rules of Procedure of the Innovate Competition and fill in the application form according to the following requirements:

When can I enrol?

There will only be a single enrolment period in the Innovate Competition. It will take place until the 1st of June.

Who will evaluate my application?

The Competition Jury consists of acknowledged scientists and it will be chaired by a Professor of NMS|FCMNOVA, with recognised research work.

How will my application be evaluated?

Evaluation of the submitted projects will be made in accordance with the criteria defined under Annex I. The Innovate Competition application does not guarantee that your project will be selected for oral or poster presentation. Please refer to the Rules of Procedure for further information.

When will I know the results?

The selected projects for oral and poster presentations will be announced on the 15th of July. After the publication of results, the selected participant has until 10th of September to enrol in the iMed Conference® 9.0 Lisbon 2017 and sign the Term of Responsibility (Annex II). After this deadline, the participant will be excluded from the list of selected candidates.

For further information, please refer to the Innovate Competition Rules of Procedure.

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The Boehringer Ingelheim Research Challenge is an observational internship programme designed to offer the iMed Conference® 9.0 participants the opportunity to have a unique learning experience in a renowned European Research Centre, with some of the iMed Conference’s previous speakers.

Based on the importance of role models and mentors, this programme aims to motivate and inspire talented young scientists.

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The Clinical Mind Competition will be back at iMed Conference 9.0!

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