From the abstracts submitted for the EANM Congress, the 20 with the highest ratings are selected. Consequently, the authors are notified by the Congress Chair that their work is being considered for the Marie Curie Award. (The presenting authors will serve as the contact for all related communication.)
The authors are invited to send a complete digital manuscript of the paper (English language only), with figures and references within 4 weeks to the EANM Executive Office. Deadline for sending is approx. end of September. Later in the process, the authors will also be asked to send a short PowerPoint presentation (English language only) to the EANM Executive Office. Deadline for sending is approx. 1 week prior the Congress. The presentation of the winner will be delivered during the Award Ceremony.
Three members of the Scientific Committee (1 nuclear medicine M.D., 1 physicist who is working in Nuclear Medicine, and 1 member with special expertise in radiopharmacy/. radiochemistry) are nominated by the Congress Chair as Marie Curie Jury. The Jury has the task of classifying the submitted papers according to their scientific and experimental value and to listen to the relevant oral presentation.
On the last day of the EANM Congress, the decision concerning the allocation of the award is made by the Marie Curie Jury and the Congress Chair. The Award Winner is invited to present his paper with a 5′ min Oral Presentation during the Award Ceremony of the EANM Congress (Wednesday).
The Award is bestowed during the Award Ceremony of the EANM Congress by the EANM President. The decision is not open to appeal or legal action.