The European Machine Vision Association (EMVA; Barcelona, Spain) is soliciting entries for its "Young Professional Award" -- an annual award that honors the outstanding and innovative work of a student or a young professional in the field of machine vision or image processing.
The organization believes that the award will encourage students to focus on challenges in the field of machine vision and to apply academic research in computer vision to meet the practical needs of industry.
To enter the award, candidates should submit a short 1-2 page abstract of their work to Ms. Natalia Soto, the EMVA Secretariat, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Entries should be received by May 3 at the latest.
The entries should demonstrate innovative work in the field of vision technology and have industrial relevance. The work should have been carried out within the last 12 months by the student or researcher during their education.
The EMVA Board of Directors, representing the European Machine Vision Industry, will select the winner of the award. The winner will be announced at the 11th EMVA Business Conference between June 6-8, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.
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