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Call For Proposals: 2024 Young ISDE Dragons Den

03 Apr 2024 11:31 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Fire up your research project in the Young ISDE Research Dragon’s Den

The Young ISDE Research Dragon’s Den will take place during the ISDE congress and is aimed to encourage and enable young researchers to execute their research idea. After initial review of submitted research projects, the highest scoring projects will be pitched to an international panel of experts during the Dragon’s Den. The experts will provide the projects with feedback that can be used to further improve the research projects.

The winner of the Dragon’s Den will receive a cash incentive prize in support of their project, and the winning project will and supported by Young ISDE and the Research & Database Committee.

  • Deadline for application: May 3, 2024
  • Confirmation of acceptance: May 31, 2024
  • Dragon’s Den during Young ISDE session: September 22, 2024

Full details for the application:

  • Research projects should be multicenter, international & multidisciplinary
  • Applications should adhere to the provided template
  • Applicants should be an ISDE individual member
  • Early to mid-career researchers* are encouraged to apply
  • Selected research projects must be presented live during the Dragon’s Den
  • Results of the winning research idea will be published in Diseases of the Esophagus
  • Winners will be invited to present their research at the next congress
  • Where a study requires significant resource, it should be clarified within the application whether this has been secured.

*Any physician or surgeon less than 5 years in consultancy

Project Criteria for consideration:

  • Feasibility
  • Necessary expertise
  • Impact
  • Can be accomplished

How Young ISDE will support the winning project:

  • Assisting with setting up contacts for multicenter studies
  • Creating attention and awareness via international networks

Download Application Template

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