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Venartis 2018 Phlebology Innovation Awards

Apply for the VENARTIS Innovation Awards of 1,000 USD travel grant!

This year, we will have THREE awards, focusing on innovation, young researchers & prevention:

  • Venartis Phlebology Innovation Award, USD 1,000.00. Winner will be invited to present at vWIN Cortina d´Ampezzo Jan 22nd-25th, 2019!
  • Venartis Phlebology Young Researcher’s Award, USD 1,000.00 (under 40)
  • Venartis Best Prevention Paper of the Year, USD 1,000.00

You may submit any text > 250 words as an abstract, presentation, publication or poster, unpublished or published, including papers submitted for other awards or competitions, any format (Word, PPT, PDF etc.). You will participate in one, two or all three competitions, according to topic and your age.

The deadline is December 31st, 2018. You may communicate with the committee to improve your submission. We offer free coaching for studies, abstracts and presentations. Don’t forget, it is about innovation in phlebology, and above all it is about patient benefit. The award applies to participation in meetings of vWIN, ACP, AVF, EVF or UIP (the list may be extended).

Please send your contribution to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You will receive a confirmation.

Make sure your message contains this information:

  • Full name, business address and date of birth,
  • Email address and telephone number, if you wish to be contacted by phone in case you win,
  • If any intellectual property is involved, please fill in and attach the Non-Disclosure Agreement

All submissions will be judged by a committee with leading members of venartis.org, vWIN, ACP, AVF and EVF!

All participants in the Venartis 2018 Phlebology Innovation Award contest can also apply for a 500 US$ scholarships for one of the ‘Berlin Workshops of Future Phlebology’. Please write to us with a brief explanation of your motivation to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Read more about ‘The Berlin Workshop of Future Phlebology 2018’ here.


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About us

I have been working on innovations in venous medicine now for 17 years, together with my teams in Berlin, Munich and Zurich and a growing number of international friends.

My personal bio includes physics, interventional radiology, angiology, phlebology and meanwhile 27 years of clinical experience in interdisciplinary vascular medicine

Award Sponsors

All prizes are offered by the VENARTIS work group, from the private pocket of cooperating physicians.

The committee selecting the innovation award winner includes members of vWIN foundation and VENARTIS work group.


Work Group Dr. Ragg

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