Awards & Grants


SIAMOC best paper awards

SIAMOC society offers an economic award to the best scientific papers, respectively with a clinical and a methodological content, presented at the National Congress. Elsevier BV and BioMed Central will consider the two winner papers for fast track publication as full papers on, respectively,  Gait&Posture and BioMedical Engineering OnLine journals, with a mention of the prize awarded. Candidates to SIAMOC best paper awards will be all authors who have indicated, during abstract submission, their intention to participate and in which category. The choice between methodological and clinical category is exclusive. Candidates must declare they have not submitted the paper for publication to any scientific journal.


Congress Scholarships for young SIAMOC members

With the aim of facilitating the participation of young SIAMOC members to the societal Congress, SIAMOC offers Scholarships covering the registration fees.
Candidates to Congress Scholarship must be:
  • first author (and presenter) of an abstract accepted for oral or poster presentation at the congress
  • young member of the SIAMOC Society (< 31 yrs)
The application to the Congress Scholarships should be sent by (to be defined) via email to:, along with the documents detailed in the attached call.
Download the call for the SIAMOC Congress Scholarships 2017  - (in Italian)


SIAMOC award for university degree dissertation

SIAMOC society annually offers an award for university degree dissertations about instrumented movement analysis methodologies and/or clinical applications, to improve motor disorders evaluation, to enhance treatment efficacy by means of quantitative data analysis and a tailored definition of treatments.
For 2017, the award consists of an economic prize, a free membership to SIAMOC society for the year 2018 and free registration to the XVIII SIAMOC Congress. The awardee will be requested to present the dissertation results at the XVIII SIAMOC Congress.
The competition is reserved to candidates who graduated in an Italian university during the academic year 2015/2016, defending a dissertation on instrumented clinical movement analysis, and have submitted their application within the deadline detailed in the award Call.
Download the call for SIAMOC award for university degree dissertation - 2017 (in Italian)


Stage award for young SIAMOC members

The Scientific Committee of the XVIII SIAMOC Congress, announces a competition for the award of internships at movement analysis laboratories, among those made available by Supporting Members. The competition is reserved to SIAMOC members younger than 31 years who have indicated, during abstract submission, their intention to participate. Candidates must be the first author of the abstract and the presenter of the paper at the Congress. Based on the quality of papers, an ad hoc Commission will identify a graded list of candidates, from which a number of winners equal to the numbers of available internships will be selected. The awards will cover travel and accommodation costs for each internship.
Download the call for Stage Award for young SIAMOC members - 2017 (in Italian)
Stages to date offered by:
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