PhD Pitch & Poster Presentation
As a PhD student you are invited to present your research at Innovation for Health with a PhD pitch and a poster presentation. By doing so, you will get the opportunity to practice presenting your research, get in contact with 800+ key players in Life Sciences & Health, broaden your knowledge of the Dutch Life Science sector and also have the opportunity to win the prestigious Upcoming Scientist Award worth €1,000,-!
On the exhibition floor, you will have the opportunity to showcase your research summarized in a (A0) poster. Next to that, you have 3-minutes to convince a professional jury of the ingenuity, quality and social impact of your 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,-!
+ 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 or life sciences.
+ You are the main contributor of the project that is presented (first authorship).
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
As mentioned in the table above, the PhD package consists of two components: the pitch and the poster presentations. Please find the guidelines of 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 manner that can be understood by educated lay people. Jargon should be avoided.
+ Depending on the font, the font size is not smaller 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 diverse criteria, some based on the poster presentation but most of the criteria based on the pitch. The jury will assess every participant and study 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