Awards 2016

E-poster prize winners 2016

  • Stephen Young, UK: EP216, Basic Science
    An Evaluation of a long fibre carbon and the effect on healing in chronic wounds

  • Kristina Nesporova, Czech Republic: EP212, Basic Science
    Age-related changes in gene expression and cell behaviour relevant to wound healing studies in vitro

  • Mireille Boink, Netherlands: EP192, Pressure Ulcer
    Prevalence of local oedema surrounding pressure ulcers of the lower limb

  • Giorgia Ciliberti, Italy: EP125, NPWT
    The effect of a bacteria and fungi binding mesh dressing on the bacterial load of pressure ulcers treated with negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT), a pilot study

  • Jodie Lovett, UK: EP112, Quality of Life
    Assessing the potential for cross-contamination following wound bed preparation

First Time International Presenter prize winner 2016

Elena Komelyagina, Russia: OP044, Diabetic Foot 1

The rationality of growth factor therapy in hard to heal diabetic foot ulcers


The poster prizes are designed to reward the considerable work that goes into preparing an e-poster for presentation at the conference. To be eligible for consideration you must have an abstract accepted for e-poster presentation at the EWMA 2016 conference. Posters that have been submitted/presented elsewhere are not eligible for the e-poster prize. A panel of judges will attend the e-poster sessions, and authors are strongly encouraged to be present at these sessions in order to answer questions concerning their work. The panel will award 3-5 poster prizes. The value of each poster prize is EUR 200.Your accepted e-poster will automatically be considered for this award, provided that it has not previously been submitted elsewhere (all categories except Case Studies and Professional Communication.


E-poster are evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Visually appealing
  • Well laid out in a logical manner
  • Relevant and interesting conten
  • Clear conclusions


This award is designed to encourage people who have not previously presented their work at an international conference.

To be eligible for this prize you must have submitted your abstract to EWMA and you must be a “novice presenter”. That is, you should not have presented previously at an international conference.

The value of the First Time Presenter prize is EUR 450.

Please confirm that you are applying for this award when submitting your abstract online. Furthermore, you should send a letter to the EWMA Secretariat stating that this is your first presentation at an international conference, and you should enclose a letter from your employer/supervisor/manager confirming that you have not previously presented at an international conference.