PhD Pitch & Poster Presentation
PhD students are invited to present their research at Innovation for Health with a PhD pitch and a poster presentation. In doing so, they will not only get the attention of 800+ key players in Life Sciences & Health, but also have the opportunity to win the prestigious Upcoming Scientist Award.
On the exhibition floor, the PhD student have the opportunity to showcase their research summarized in a (A0) poster. Next to that, they have 3-minutes time to convince a professional jury of the (a.o.) innovativeness and social impact of their research in a pitch.
After all pitches, the jury will select a winner who will be awarded with the Upcoming Scientist Award worth €1,000,-!
Requirements for Registration:
+ You are currently enrolled as a PhD candidate.
+ You are working on a life sciences or healthcare related topic, and your project must foster innovations in healthcare.
+ You are the main contributor of the project that is presented (first authorship).
Do you meet all the requirements? Find more information about the package and fee below:
|PhD Package (for PhD students only)||Early-bird fee||Regular fee|
• Pitch presentation of 3 minutes
|€ 100||€ 125|
All prices are excluding VAT
Like mentioned in the table above, the PhD package consists of two components: the pitch and the poster presentations. Please find all guidelines of either the pitch and the poster presentation below:
+ 3-minute pitch presentation summarizing your research
+ A maximum of 3 PowerPoint slides highlighting your research
+ Size A0, portrait format
+ Written in English in a language that can be understood by educated lay people. Jargons should therefore be avoided.
+ Depending on the letter types, the letter size is not less than 24.
+ The texts are written in a way that is easily readable, preferably in short sentences and using bullet lists.
+ Figures and graphs are labelled and only included when they are relevant for the texts.
+ The poster should not have distracting or unnecessary decorations.
All participants will be assessed on different criteria, some based on the poster presentation but most of the criteria based on the pitch. The jury will assess every research and participant using the following criteria:
+ Quality of submitted abstract
+ Innovativeness of the subject
+ Social impact
+ Quality of the method
+ Chance of success: leading to improvement or solution to problems in healthcare
+ Adheres to time limit of 3 minutes
+ Poster: Use of design that communicates the content well and in a clear and attractive manner
+ Oral presentation: in line with the content of the poster, clear and convincing delivery