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The ITI invites applications for the 2017 André Schroeder Research Prizes

Manuscript submissions for the two prestigious awards are being accepted until September 15, 2016

(PresseBox) (Basel, Switzerland, ) The International Team for Implantology (ITI), a leading academic organization dedicated to the promotion of evidence-based education and research in the field of implant dentistry, invites all researchers who have demonstrated new findings in implant dentistry and related fields to apply for one of the two 2017 André Schroeder Research Prizes. Submissions for the awards, which are presented annually by the ITI, will be accepted online via the ITI website until September 15, 2016.

For more than 20 years, the André Schroeder Research Prize has been awarded to independent researchers with the aim of promoting new scientific findings in implant dentistry, oral tissue regeneration and related fields. The award is presented in honor of Professor André Schroeder, the founding ITI president, who pioneered implant dentistry and whose lifework contributed significantly to modern dentistry. The ITI awards two André Schroeder Research Prizes, one for preclinical research and the other for clinical research. The winners will be selected by the ITI Research Committee, which is made up of internationally renowned specialists in implant dentistry from all over the world. The award winners will each receive CHF 10,000 as well as a trip to the official award ceremony that will be held during the ITI World Symposium in Basel, Switzerland, taking place from May 4-6, 2017.


More information as well as the terms and conditions of participation and the application form are available at

ITI International Team for Implantology

The International Team for Implantology (ITI) is an academic association that unites professionals around the world from every field of implant dentistry and related disciplines. It actively promotes networking and exchange among its membership of currently more than 16,000. ITI Fellows and Members regularly share their knowledge and expertise from research and clinical practice at meetings, courses and congresses with the objective of continuously improving treatment methods and outcomes to the benefit of their patients.

In 36 years, the ITI has built a reputation for scientific rigor combined with concern for the welfare of patients. The organization focuses on the development of well-documented treatment guidelines backed by extensive clinical testing and the compilation of long-term results. The ITI funds research as well as Scholarships for young clinicians, organizes congresses and continuing education events and runs more than 600 Study Clubs around the globe. The organization also publishes reference books such as the ITI Treatment Guide series and operates the ITI Online Academy, a peer-reviewed, evidence-based e-learning platform with a unique user-centric approach.