The Scientific Committee of Hidroenergia 2014 thanks all applicants for their valuable contributions. All candidates have been invited to present their proposal during the congress sessions.
The formal nomination of the three best proposals will take place at the closing round table session of the congress on Friday, 23 May 2014, at 15h30. We wish all candidates best of luck and keep our fingers crossed.
ESHA, the European voice of small hydropower, has always been supporting the innovative development. To notify this intention publicly, ESHA is for the first time advertising an award in the frame of Hidroenergia 2014.
The Hidroenergia Innovation Award should decorate a person who has elaborated and developed scientific findings in the wider field of hydropower. The results to be awarded should have significant positive impact on the further hydropower development.
Findings to be presented should origin from different fields such as technology, economy, ecology as well as a political and legal perspective. The basic precondition is scientific novelty and seriousness.
To support and motivate particularly young persons the maximum age for participants is 35 years.
ESHA intends to address explicitly students with their bachelor thesis, master thesis and PhD but similarly research work conducted in companies.
Proposals for the award must be in English and should be electronically submitted via the abstract link prior to the 31st of January 2014. Please mention “Hidroenergia Innovation Award” in your abstract title. Abstracts should not exceed 3,500 characters and 650 words. Pictures, graphs and tables can be uploaded separately. The title of the proposed paper should not exceed 200 characters.
The solemn handing over of the award will take place during the congress closing session which will be attended by high-level experts and politicians.
The three best candidates will receive some price money as well as a free full delegate pass for the whole duration of the congress.