Call For Papers: EMVA Young Professional Award 2019

Prestigious industry award rewards outstanding work with prize money, presentation at EMVA Conference in Copenhagen and free pass for European Machine Vision Forum 2019

Barcelona, ​​12 February, 2019. The EMVA Young Professional Award is an annual award to honor the outstanding and innovative work of a student or a young professional in the field of machine vision or computer vision. It is the goal of the European Machine Vision Association to further support innovation in our industry, to contribute to the important aspect of dedicated vision technology education and to provide a bridge between research and industry.

In this context, with the call for papers for the Young Professional Award 2019 the EMVA would like to specifically encourage students and young scientists from European institutions to focus on challenges in the field of vision technology and to apply latest research results and findings in computer vision to the practical needs of the machine vision industry.

Connected to the honor of the EMVA Young Professional Award and the publicity for the research work is a whole package of benefits. It includes a free conference pass and coverage of all travel costs to the EMVA Business Conference 2019 in Copenhagen; plus prize money of 1.500 Euros and free entry to the European Machine Vision Forum 2019 taking place from 4 – 6 September in Lyon/France.

The winner of the award will be announced at the 17th EMVA Business Conference 2019 taking place 16-18 May in Copenhagen, Denmark, and will have the opportunity to present the awarded work to the machine vision industry leaders from Europe and abroad. This presentation will be covered by the international machine vision press leading to further publication options on an international level.

Applications shall be submitted by Email to The criteria of the works to be presented for the EMVA Young Professional Award as well as more information can be downloaded on the EMVA website or here: YPA Application Call 2019.

For any questions, please contact the EMVA Secretariat,
Ms. Nadine Kubitschek, at

About EMVA:

Founded in May 2003 in Barcelona, the European Machine Vision Association currently has about 100+ members representing more than 20 nations. Its aim is to promote the development and use of machine vision technology and to support the interests of its members – machine vision companies, research institutions and national machine vision associations. The main fields of work of EMVA are: standardization, statistics, the annual EMVA Business Conference and other networking events, European research funding, public relations and marketing. To find out more visit the web site

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