About National Prize


About National Prize

 

National Prize” is an important part of the 3rd National Festival and International Congress on Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine.

 

The main purpose of this part is to introduce, encourage and honor young scientists and researchers in the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine.

 

The prize will be given to the most outstanding works and ideas including top ideas, articles, inventions, and thesis relating to stem cells and regenerative medicine.

 

Applications for admission are available beginning on June 5th, 2018. Application deadline is on July 22th, 2018.

 

The applicants, who receive enough scores in the initial stage of judgment, will qualify to defend their works during the Festival. Subsequently, the winners which include the one top idea, one top article, one top thesis and one top invention, will be introduced and honored with precious gifts in the closing ceremony of the Festival. In addition, two senior experts in the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine will be introduced and honored with research grants awarded to them.

 

 

 

Applicants' requirements for participation in the Top Article section are as follows:

 

The applicant's age should be under 35 at the time of admission

 

The article‘s subject matter should be relevant

 

 

 

The applicant must be the first author or responsible and the first-mentioned organizational affiliation for the applicant in Iran

 

The print date should be 2017 or 2018

 

 The article should be indexed at the ISI database with the minimum impact factor of 2

 

This section will have one winner

 

 

 

Applicants' requirements for participation in the Top Thesis section are as follows:

 

At the time of defense, the applicant's age should be under 35.

 

The topic of the thesis should be related to the field.

 

The time of the recall should be no more than 18 months of the applicant's graduation.

 

Only the theses which have a defense session will be considered.

 

The applicant must have at least two original papers in the thesis.

 

The impact factor of one article should be more than 3 and the second article should be printed in a magazine with an impact factor of 2 or more.

 

An international patent is considered equivalent to an article with an impact factor of 3.

 

This section will have one winner

 

 

 

Applicants' requirements for participation in the Top Idea section are as follows:

 

The applicant must be a student at the time of enrollment.

 

The applicant's idea must be relevant to the field and should be creative enough.

 

This section will have one winner.

 

 

 

Applicants' requirements for participation in the Top inventions are as follows:

 

The applicant's age must be less than 35 years old at the time of registration.

 

The subject matter of the invention should be relevant to the areas related to stem cells and medical technologies.

 

This section will have one winner

 

 

 

The first national prize of Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine report:

 

In the first round of the National Award for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, whose winners were announced at the closing ceremony on June 22th 2017, Dr. Abdolmohammad Kajbafzadeh (Professor of Tehran University of Medical Sciences) and Dr. Elaheh Ellahi (professor at the University of Tehran) were selected as veterans in the field of Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine.

 

In the top articles section, Hassan Ansari came in first.

 

Bashad Pour Nasr Khankabaz and Maryam Mohajeri shared the title of the Top thesis. In the top ideas section, Mohsen Mazloum Rezaei placed first, Rashin Mohseni came in second and Zohreh Bolandi placed third/

 

Last year’s National Prize report:

 

Last year we received a total of 72 ideas, 36 papers, 11 theses and 6 inventions that is by 2 times more compared to last year.

 

63.5 % of submitted ideas were sent to us from Tehran.

 

The cities with highest appliers include Tehran, East Azerbaijan Province, Razavi Khorasan Province, Fars province, Isfahan, North Khorasan Province, Alborz province, Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province, Zanjan, Mazandaran Province and Semnan Province.

 

51.9% of the appliers were university students or graduates of Ministry of Health and Medical Education universities, while 38.4 % of them were from Ministry of Science, Research and Technology universities and the last 9.7%, were from Islamic Azad University.

 

We also had appliers from Amirkabir University of Technology and Sharif University of Technology.

 





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