Awards & Grants

Young Investigator Award

Young investigators are encouraged to participate in the 8th EuroELSO Congress. Aim of the Young Investigator Award is to support excellent young fellows and to present their scientific abstracts to the world’s top ECMO leaders. Young investigators are young scientists, doctors, nurses and perfusionists.

Young Investigator Award Winners 2019

Christoph Fisser, Germany
Katrina Ki, Australia
Susan Leutloff, Germany
Francisco José Parrilla Gómez, Spain
Dejan Radakovic, Germany
Genny Raffaeli, Italy
Núria Rodríguez Farré, Spain
Neel Shah, USA
Niklas Steuer, Germany
Eugene Taranov, Russian Federation
Xun Zhou, USA

Best Poster Awards 2019

On Thursday, 11 April 2019, a large variety of scientific posters were presented and discussed during a one-hour poster session.
The authors of the best poster in the categories Adult, Experimental, Nurse and Pediatric were awarded the EuroELSO “Best Poster” prize in the respective category.

Best Poster Award Winners 2019

Adult: Atle Solholm, Norway
Myocardial perfusion diminishes during ECMO-supported circulation and critical post-cardiotomy failure in a porcine model

Experimental: Xun Zhou, United States
A novel contrast echocardiography technique to identify optimal hemodynamic conditions

Nurse: Patricia Alfaro, Canada
The strategic roles of nursing during ECPR

Pediatric: Lukas Schroeder, Germany
Increase soluble ST2 concentration

Travel Fellowship Grants

Travel Fellowships are focused to delegates for whom it is difficult to cover all the costs for attendance on their own.

The EuroELSO Travel Fellowship Grant provides

  • Free registration
  • Accommodation for up to three nights
  • Travel stipend of up to € 200,00

There will be only a limited number of fellowships per country available.

The Young Investigator Awards, the Travel Fellowship Grants and the Andrea Aguzzi Nursing Award are supported by GETINGE.