Outcome: recognize individuals and organizations that contribute to the promotion and support of BME in HTA with three IFMBE HTAD prizes: /1) Best Paper Award, to BME and CE publishing outstanding HTA papers to journal or conferences./2) Policy Award, to policymakers or stakeholders giving significant contribution recognition to BME in HTA. /3) Outstanding Contribution Award to individual giving outstanding contributions to BME involvement in HTA.
Benefit: demonstrate HTA BME/CE merits and IFMBE proactive interest in HTA.
Team: HTAD Committee Award (Mario Medvedec, Chair; Nicolas Pallikarakis, Kallirroi Stavrianou, Ernesto Iadanza, Murillo Contó, Albert Poon)
Deliverables: Awards ceremonies (in IFMBE conferences) with certificates and plaques. Columns to be published on IFMBE News and HTAD web channels (site, Twitter, etc.)