ICMART Science Award

The ICMART Science Award in Acupuncture and Related Techniques is the main award of ICMART and is presented at each ICMART Congress. It recognizes an outstanding scientific contribution in the field of acupuncture, TCM and related techniques. Submission requires innovative and excellent scientific projects either in basic or clinical research.

The ICMART Science Award is worth 1,000 Euro. In addition, if the winner (one author) travels to Italy, ICMART will cover travel costs up to 500 Euro.

The award will be delivered to the author presenting the manuscript at the congress.

To qualify for this award, please submit one scientific manuscript either published or accepted for publication in an indexed peer-reviewed journal during the years 2020 or 2021 or 2022. The manuscript should be accompanied by a brief curriculum vitae of the authors and a one-page statement in English meant for the general audience and describing why this scientific contribution should be awarded. The award-winning manuscript will be selected by an independent committee made up of members of the ICMART Scientific Commitee and will be assessed by the following criteria:

a) innovation

b) level of relevance

c) scientific rigor.

The ICMART Science Award 2022 will be delivered during the upcoming ICMART Congress in Bologna.

To qualify for this award, participants have to register for the congress and pay the registration fee. Preconditions for payment of the award are attendance* of the awardee during the award ceremony and an oral presentation of the research project in one of the congress sessions. The awardee will be refunded the registration fee by the AMAB.

*Particular COVID-related travel restrictions will be evaluated by the ICMART Committee


Within 15 days from receipt of your manuscript, you will be notified of acceptance or rejection.

Final submission deadline: June 30, 2022

Final notification to Authors: July 15, 2022



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