Within the conference, a number of prizes and travel grants will be awarded. You can apply for the following awards and travel grants of the DGMP:
From all of the abstracts submitted, the best contribution will be evaluated and selected by the scientific committee and the conference chairs.
In memory of the first honorary member of the DGMP, Prof. Dr. Richard Glocker, the DGMP has awarded the Glocker Medal annually since 2002 to a member of the DGMP for his many years of service to the field of medical physics. The Glocker Medal is the highest award of the DGMP. The award ceremony takes place after the Glocker Lecture.
The Behnken-Berger Foundation goes back to the German physicist Hermann Behnken (1889-1945) and his wife Traute Behnken-Berger. It awards sponsorship prizes to young scientists who have made outstanding scientific achievements in one of the fields of radiation protection, therapeutic/diagnostic use of X-rays or other ionizing radiation, application of physical methods in radiology, or treatment of radiation damage. The award winners are selected by the Board of Trustees of the Behnken-Berger Foundation. Information on how to apply for the award can be found on the foundation's homepage: http:/www.behnken-berger.de. The award ceremony takes place during the annual conference of the DGMP.
Since 2015 the DGMP annually awards the Expertenpreis of the DGMP, funded by the OPASCA GmbH. The prize is awarded for outstanding achievements in the following areas:
The nomination of candidates for the expert award is made by the chairmen of the regional sections of the DGMP and is awarded during the annual meeting of the DGMP.
The Dissertationspreis is awarded for an outstanding PhD thesis in the field of medical phyics. You can submit applications via the DGMP office (firstname.lastname@example.org) until 15 June, 2021.
The Dietrich-Harder-Masterarbeitspreis is awarded for an outstanding master thesis in the field of medical phyics. You can submit applications via the DGMP office (email@example.com) until 15 June, 2021.
In the context of the abstract submission, authors can apply for the Young Investigator Award. Among the applications and submissions, the best abstracts will be selected in order for the corresponding authors to present them within the Young Investigator Forum of the conference. An expert panel will then evaluate the presentations and select the winner of the Young Investigator Award.
During the poster sessions, the three best posters will be selected.
The DGMP awards 8 travel grants sponsored by Canon Medical Systems GmbH and 4 travel grants sponsored by PHILIPS Market DACH GmbH, Healthcare for participation in the annual conference. An application is possible within the abstract submission. Candidates must not be older than 30 years at the time of application. The best submitted and accepted contributions will be eligible for travel grants if the criteria are met. Please send your proof of age to firstname.lastname@example.org. All applicants will be informed by e-mail at the end of August regarding acceptance/rejection. The travel grants will be paid out after the annual meeting and awarded during the annual meeting of the DGMP.
The author’s prize of the Zeitschrift für Medizinische Physik (ZMP) is donated by the publishing house Elsevier GmbH (Munich) and has been awarded since 2012. The prize is awarded to the work that was rated best by the ZMP's editorial board and published in the ZMP the previous year. The prize is awarded at the annual meeting of the DGMP.