Invest in the Youth: Support Programme for Trainees

Application for Invest in the Youth for ECR 2020 opens on July 1, 2019.



The 'Invest in the Youth' programme supports 1,000 young professionals in training by giving them free registration for the ECR and an accommodation voucher.

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.

Notifications of acceptance or rejection will be sent via email by December 2019.

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 2020).


Candidates must be

  • Active member or Friend of the ESR for 2019
  • Submitter and presenter of a research presentation or poster abstract for ECR 2020
  • Willing to give an oral presentation at ECR 2020

For more information about the application procedure please read the Invest in the Youth general terms and conditions.

If you have any questions, please contact

General terms and conditions

Student Abstract Submission

Student Abstract submission for ECR 2020 opens on July 1, 2019. 


Application procedure

Undergraduate students under the age of 30 are invited to submit their work for the ECR 2020 Student Sessions.

During submission please select the button 'Student abstract (oral presentation)'.

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.



Student Abstract Awards
The 32 best abstract submitters will be invited to Vienna to present their work in front of a huge audience. Four nights of accommodation, registration and travel will be provided by the ESR. Furthermore, the recipients will receive a certificate after the congress.


    Contact Information

    ESR Office

    Robert Gruenkranz
    Am Gestade 1
    1010 Vienna