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Newcomer Award

Newcomer Award

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. The jury, which is made up of experts from science and industry, will select the theses from all submissions that provide practical approaches to sustainably improving healthcare using IT.

The authors of the five best bachelor's and master's theses are each allowed to present their work in five-minute videos. The winners will then be chosen based on the previous jury assessments and the presentations.

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:

The application period for the Newcomer Award 2025 starts in November 2024!

The following documents must be submitted:

Only work submitted to a university after 15 February 2024 will be considered. Applications must be complete and must be submitted exclusively via the Newcomer Award portal.


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

New Comer Award Winners of 2024

(f.l.t.r) Jennifer Miller, Tobias Archut, Pia Lehmann, Pauline Nöldemann, Simon Koller, Dr. Julian Hugo


Winners Category: Bachelor Thesis

1st place: Simon Koller

2nd place: Pia Lehmann

3rd place: Tobias Archut

Winners Categrory: Master Thesis

1st place: Dr. Julian Hugo

2nd place: Pauline Nöldmann

3rd place: Jennifer Miller

Winners Category: Audience Award

Pia Lehmann

Videos 2024 of Winners from Category: Bacher Thesis

Videos 2024 of Winners from Category: Master Thesis


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The DMEA team

Doreen Kempa
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