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Newcomer Award

newcomer award

In order to participate, students could apply here with their bachelor or master thesis until 21 February 2023.

The jury, which is composed of science and industry experts, will choose the work which contributes most to improving Health IT. The thesis should describe specific methods, tools and techniques of Health IT and their application.

The best five bachelor and master theses will be presented in a video and the jury will elect the winners.

The finalists for the Newcomer Award 2023 have been determined

Start Your Career at DMEA in Berlin!

Europe’s most important event for digital health is not only the place where every reputable producer of IT in healthcare is represented but is also a unique career opportunity for graduates. Every year, the best bachelor's and master's theses in medical informatics, Health IT, health management, health economy or other relevant course of studies are awarded.

In two categories the best three theses will be awarded with prize money:

Bachelor theses: 1st prize: €1,500 – 2nd prize: €1,000 – 3rd prize: €500

Master theses: 1st prize: €2,000 – 2nd prize: €1,000 – 3rd prize: €500

Audience Award: 500€ per category

Details for Submission:

Form 17 November 2022 to 21 February 2023 the following documents can be submitted via online portal:

Only complete applications submitted via the application portal can be considered! In addition, only theses submitted to a university after 22 February 2022 will be accepted.


The work will only be made available to the jury, who will keep the documents confidential. If necessary, please obtain an exemption and send it to


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