As part of the EACTS commitment to advancing education and research in cardio-thoracic surgery, the Association offers awards each year in recognition of training and research excellence.

Award Field Application Deadline
Young Investigator Awards* Cardiac, Thoracic, Congenital 30th April 2017
C Walton Lillehei Young Investigator’s Award* Cardiac 30th April 2017
Hans G Borst Award for Thoracic Aortic Surgery** Vascular 30th April 2017
EACTS/STS Award Vascular 30th April 2017
EACTS/LivaNova Cardiac Surgery Innovation Award Cardiac & Perfusion 30th April 2017
Techno-College Innovation Award Technology 16th August 2017

* Age limit applies: 35 years
** Age limit applies: 40 years

Application overview

All awards, except for the The Leonardo Da Vinci Award, are based on self-nomination and application.

The Leonardo Da Vinci Award relies on trainees nominating their trainer.

Application and/or nomination is via the EACTS User Area, unless otherwise stated on the award pages.