The ISBF is offering awards to outstanding investigators. There are currently three awards offered by the ISBF:

  • ISBF Senior Investigator Award
  • ISBF Travel Award
  • ISBF Young Investigator Award
  • Other Awards

To view past winners of ISBF awards, click here.


 

ISBF Senior Investigator Award

The purpose of the ISBF’s Senior Investigator Award is to recognize a senior investigator who has made a significant scientific contribution to the field of biofabrication.

Award Eligibility
The nominated individuals must have received their terminal degree 10 years or greater from the time of the award, and be actively contributing to the field of biofabrication. An individual nominated for the ISBF’s Senior Investigator Award MUST be a member of ISBF and MUST attend the 2017 Biofabrication Conference in Beijing, China.

The nomination package
must include: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) three (3) letters of recommendation, and 3) a one page summary of contributions. The awardee will be selected by the ISBF’s Awards Committee. The selected awardee must confirm attendance at the 2017 Biofabrication Conference.

The Senior Investigator Awardee will be presented with the following:
– Invitation to speak during a plenary session during the 2017 Biofabrication Conference in Beijing, China
– An honorarium of $1,000
– A plaque

Selection Criteria
The candidates will be evaluated by the ISBF’s Awards Committee, consisting of 6 members on the basis of the following criteria:
1)  Levels of productivity in the field of Biofabrication
2)  Significant contribution to the field of Biofabrication
3)  Innovation in the field of Biofabrication

Important Dates:
Nomination Package submission deadline: August 15, 2017
Notification of Award: September 1, 2017

Nomination packages for the Senior Investigator Award should be sent to Prof. Giovanni Vozzi (e-mail: g.vozzi@ing.unipi.it), Chair of ISBF Awards Committee.


ISBF Travel Award for the 2017 Biofabrication Conference

The purpose of the ISBF’s Travel Awards is to foster the careers of students and trainees in the field of biofabrication by encouraging them to participate in the 2017 Biofabrication Conference to further develop their scientific minds, interact with other scientists in the field, establish networking and refine their presentation skills.
Twelve travel awards will be given to students/trainees this year. All eligible individuals are encouraged to apply. In order to be eligible for the award, the applicant must meet the following criteria

– Currently enrolled as a student OR currently a post-doctoral fellow in training
– Actively involved in any area of Biofabrication

– Have an abstract accepted for presentation at the 2017 Biofabrication Conference in Beijing, China

– Be in attendance at the 2017 Biofabrication Conference

The application package
must include: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) two (2) letters of recommendation, 3) a one page personal statement and 4) accepted abstract. Awardee will be selected by the ISBF’s Awards Committee. The selected awardee must confirm attendance at the 2017 Biofabrication Conference.

The Travel Awardee will be presented with the following:

– Monetary award of $500 towards travel, presented at the 2017 Biofabrication Conference in Beijing, China
– Recognition at the 2017 Biofabrication Conference
– A Certificate

Selection Criteria
The candidates will be evaluated by the ISBF’s Awards Committee, consisting of 6 members on the basis of the following criteria:
1)   Outstanding achievements
2)   Quality and significance of the “accepted” 2017 Biofabrication Conference abstract.
3)   Innovation of the research reported in the abstract.

Important Dates:
Application submission deadline: August 15, 2017
Notification of Award: September 1, 2017

Application
packages for the Travel Award should be sent to Prof. Giovanni Vozzi (e-mail: g.vozzi@ing.unipi.it), Chair of ISBF Awards Committee.


 

ISBF Young Investigator Award

The purpose of the ISBF’s Young Investigator award is to recognize outstanding achievements by members of the International Society for Biofabrication (ISBF) who are in the early stages of a career in the field of Biofabrication.

Award Eligibility
All eligible individuals are encouraged to apply. In order to be eligible for the award, the applicant must meet the following criteria:

– Currently enrolled as a student OR currently a post-doctoral fellow in training
– Actively involved in any area of Biofabrication
– Have an abstract accepted for presentation at the 2017 Biofabrication Conference in Beijing, China
– Be in attendance at the 2017 Biofabrication Conference

The application package must include: 1) Application form, 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) Two (2) letters of recommendation, 4) A one page personal statement and 5) accepted abstract. The awardee will be selected by the ISBF’s Awards Committee. The selected awardee must confirm attendance at the 2017 Biofabrication Conference.

The selected Young Investigator Awardee will be presented with the following:
– Monetary award of $1000, $500 and $250 for the First, Second and Third place, respectively, presented at the 2017 Biofabrication Conference in Beijing, China
– Recognition at the 2017 Biofabrication Conference
– A Certificate

Selection Criteria
The applicants will be evaluated by the ISBF’s Awards Committee, consisting of 6 members on the basis of the following criteria:
1)  Significance of the Accepted Biofabrication 2017 conference abstract
2)  Overall levels of productivity, contribution and innovation in the field of Biofabrication.3)  Level and Quality of achievements, i.e., publications, presentations, etc.

Important Dates:
Application submission deadline: August 15, 2017
Notification of Award: September 1, 2017

Application
packages for the Young Investigator Award should be sent to Prof. Giovanni Vozzi (e-mail: g.vozzi@ing.unipi.it), Chair of ISBF Awards Committee.