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Biomaterial Interfaces Division

The AVS Biomaterial Interfaces Division (BID) invites applications for the Early Career Researcher (ECR) Award. Open to all authors submitting an abstract to a BID session at the Annual International Symposium, the prize consists of symposium registration and $500 towards travel costs as well as an honorary presentation in a relevant BI session. The nominee’s Ph.D. or equivalent degree must have been earned less than 15 years prior to January 1 of the award year.

Required application materials:
1) a nominating letter and two supporting letters,
2) a biography and CV of the nominee, and
3) a copy of the nominee's abstract submitted to the AVS symposium.

Application materials will be reviewed and the award winner chosen by the BID Executive Committee. Submitted applications will be considered for 2 consecutive years as long as requirements still apply. Nominators are encouraged to resubmit updated application material in the following year. Application materials should be sent by email to: Markus Valtiner,

Deadline: May 13, 2024.