Primary Health Care
Incubator Awards

PHC Incubator Awards

Deadline November 10, 2023


 Primary Health Care (PHC) Incubator Awards are meant to recognize the scientific/best-practice merit exhibited on the oral/poster presentations during the three-day event at the congress. Applications to PHC Incubator Awards are invited in three categories as follows:

  • Best student research awards (up to three awards during the congress)
  • Most entrepreneurial research awards (up to three awards during the congress)
  • Most disruptive innovation researcher award (up to three awards during the congress)


All authors whose abstracts were accepted for oral/poster presentation at the Congress are eligible to apply. The abstracts must be well written, technically sound, practical, original, with a huge potential for current/future use and with a promise for significant impact on PHC.

For all awards:

  • The abstract must have been submitted on time and accepted for oral or poster presentation
  • The abstract must not have been presented elsewhere
  • The abstract should not have a commercial focus or promote a brand, product, or service
  • The awardee must be the first author of an oral paper or poster accepted for presentation at PHC Congress 2023
  • The author must present the paper at the assigned oral or poster session of PHC Congress in 2023


Best Student

  • The author must present his/her research work leading to the academic award in pursuant to respective postgraduate programme at a recognized academic institution

Most Entrepreneurial

  • Show-cases innovations that advance health care and, in turn, generate income that can be reinvested back into PHC and the health systems

Most Disruptive

  • Showcases innovative testing and disruptive technology solutions that improve PHC e.g. by patient care through diagnostic performance or access to high-quality testing