ECR 2018 - Invest in the Youth programme

Application is closed. New applications are no longer possible.


The 'Invest in the Youth' programme supports 1,000 young professionals by giving them free registration for the ECR and up to four nights hotel accommodation.

Notifications of acceptance or rejection will be sent via email by December 2017.

Application is open to

  • Radiology residents under the age of 35*
  • Medical Physicists undertaking PhDs under the age of 35*
  • Radiographers in training under the age of 30*

* Age limits apply to the time of the congress (36th or 31st birthday must be after ECR 2018).

You must be

  • Active member of the ESR for 2017
  • Submitting and presenting author of a scientific paper or poster abstract for ECR 2018.

You must use the same ESR personal ID for application and for abstract submission.

Application procedure

To apply for the programme, the applicant must

  1. Complete an online application AND
  2. Submit a scientific paper or poster abstract for ECR 2018.

Application steps

  • Go to the MyUserArea and start the application process under 'Invest in the Youth'. Note that application is only possible for active ESR members complying with the age limits.
  • Fill in all required fields and upload your proofs (copy of passport and proof of residency).
  • Check the correctness of entered data and submit your application before October 15, 2017.
  • After submission of the online application, the ESR office reviews the application documents within 3 weeks, and informs the applicant about the fulfilment of the eligibility criteria.
  • Submit a Scientific Paper or EPOS abstract before October 15, 2017.
  • Before submitting your abstract, make sure you selected the respective affirmation („Invest in the Youth Application“). Note that you must be submitting and presenting author of the abstract.
  • You must use the same ESR personal ID for your application and for abstract submission, otherwise your application and your abstract cannot be connected.

For questions, please contact

The ESR reserves the right to grant support at its sole discretion. For the selection of final recipients, various parameters will be considered, such as abstract submission and acceptance, geopolitical spread and previous inclusion in the programme.

Student Abstract Submission

Undergraduate Students under the age of 30 are invited to submit their work for the ECR 2018 Student Sessions.

The submission system is now closed.

The 32 best abstract submitters will be invited to Vienna to present their work in front of a huge audience: 4 nights of accommodation, registration and travel will be provided by the ESR.

    The best overall presentations will receive an award.

    If you have any further questions please contact

    Abstract topics:

    Students and radiographers in training are encouraged to submit abstracts on the topics listed below:

    • My educational or social project at my university
    • My scientific paper in the field of neuroimaging
    • My scientific paper in the field of musculoskeletal imaging
    • My scientific paper in the field of dose optimisation in imaging
    • My scientific paper in the field of Doppler ultrasound.

    Contact Information

    ESR Office

    Robert Gruenkranz
    Neutorgasse 9/2a
    1010 Vienna

    ESR Supporting Members