The organizing committee of the 17th International Primary Care Diabetes Europe Conference would like to invite you to nominate a candidate for the Rising Star award.

Rising Star Award

The winner of the Rising Start award will have the opportunity to share her/his research findings in the “Rising Star” session at the 17th International Primary Care Diabetes Europe Conference, taking place on 6-8 June 2024 at Hotel Catalonia Barcelona Plaza in Barcelona.

The Rising Star jury is composed of a panel of three, two independent members and a PCDE board member.

The criteria for nomination of candidates are:

  • Nomination by a senior academic or organization (promoter)
  • Age 45 years and below
  • At least 5 years experience in*;
    • primary care oriented clinical research
    • clinical work as a primary care professional (e.g. physician, nurse, dietitian, psychologist, pharmacist)
  • To have finished (or going to finish within one year) a PhD or similar dissertation
  • At least two publications in peer reviewed journals

* a combination of both criteria would strengthen the application

The documents to be submitted for the nomination procedure are:

  • Letter(s) of recommendation/supporting letter(s) by promoter(s).
  • Curriculum vitae of the candidate (including a full list of publications and relevant research activities).
  • Two full text publications in peer reviewed journals by the candidate (optional)
  • Motivation letter of the candidate (optional)

Deadline for submission:
The documents for nomination should be submitted before April 12th and can be sent to secretary@pcdeurope.org .


The winner will be invited as a speaker to the conference. PCDE will take care of his/her travel arrangements (registration fee, economy flight and accommodation).