Straumann and botiss biomaterials are pleased to announce the opening of the YoungProAward in Regenerative Dentistry 2016 with the aim of fostering the development of young dental professionals in the field of regenerative dentistry and dental biomaterials research.

We cordially invite applications for the 2016 Award, in the form of written abstracts presenting original work that contributes to the advancement of treatment/care or research in regenerative dentistry. Dissertations, projects or practical experience may form the basis of applications.

Submissions will be judged by a peer panel in a blind review process. The jury comprises leading academics/clinicians, who are internationally renowned authorities in the field and recognized experts from the industry. The winning application will be selected on the basis of its clinical and/or scientific quality as judged from the abstract and submitted materials.

The first “Straumann-botiss YoungProAward in Regenerative Dentistry” was presented on 4 December 2015 to Andreas Pabst, DMD,, at the botiss bone & tissue days event in Salzburg, Austria. Entitled In-vitro and in-vivo characterization of biocompatibility and biomechanical properties of a new acellular collagen matrix (mucoderm®)”, Dr Pabst’s winning entry concerns research into the use of tissue-graft products for regenerating gum tissues.

WHO?
The Award is open to dental professionals, including practitioners, students, researchers etc., who are under the age of 35.

WHEN?
Deadline for entries is 30 June, 2016.

HOW?
Complete details and the application process can be found at www.straumann.com/youngproaward

WHY?
The winner will receive a cash prize of €10 000 as well as travel to, and participation at, the bone & tissue days World Congress Berlin 2016, 9-10 September where the Award will be presented, and announced to the media. The winner will present their abstract at the congress and it will be subsequently published on STARGET Digital.

bone & tissue days World Congress Berlin 2016