Invest in the Youth: Support Programme for Trainees

Application for Invest in the Youth for ECR 2020 is closed.


The 'Invest in the Youth' programme supports 1,400 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

If you have any questions, please contact


Application steps

1. Read the Invest in the Youth general terms and conditions

2. Check your membership (apply or renew if necessary)

3. Submit your abstracts

4. Send your application via the online system

Shape your Skills: Support Programme for Radiographers (Radiological Technologists)

Application for Shape your Skills for ECR 2020 is closed.


The Shape your Skills programme is financed exclusively by the ESR to support the continued professional development of radiographers.

Successful applicants will be granted free congress registration and an accommodation voucher.

Selection will be based on establishing a good geopolitical spread. Presenting authors of accepted abstracts will be preferred.

  • Accepted abstracts submitted to EPOS™ will be presented as electronic posters, and selected posters will be included in dedicated radiographer sessions within the Voice of EPOS™ programme.
  • Accepted abstracts submitted as research presentations will be included in the radiographer research presentation sessions.

Decision notifications will be sent out in December 2019.

Application is open to

  • Radiographers (radiological technologists) who have completed their training

Candidates must be

  • Active member 
  • Submitter and presenter of an abstract for ECR 2020
  • Willing to give an oral presentation at ECR 2020

Application procedure

  1. Check your ESR membership (apply or renew if necessary)
  2. Submit your abstract and select the affirmation 'Shape your Skills Application'
  3. Send a copy of your final exam/diploma to