This premier scientific award of the society, which is awarded every two years, was created to commemorate the memory of Didier Patte - an outstanding French shoulder surgeon who was one of the two Founder Members of SECEC/ESSSE with Norbert Gschwend.
It has a value of € 3000. The prize will be awarded for a body of European scientific research of outstanding merit pertaining to the shoulder or the elbow.
The work must be presented in English and must not have received a comparable prize. It should consist of a body of several original studies on the same or related topic. Single studies are not eligible. At least part of the work should not have been published before the submission deadline. The principal author should be under the age of 45.
Application info here