The IFMBE Young Investigator Competition (YIC) was organized during NBC 2023 to encourage young early carrier researchers.

List of YIC Awardees:

  • I place: Peteris Kozirevs (Pēteris Kozirevs), Riga Technical University, Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Nanotechnologies, Latvia. Paper “Smart textile in post-stroke patient rehabilitation exercises evaluation for lower extremities”
  • II place: Lorenzo Zucchini, Department of Engineering and Architecture, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy. Paper “A novel algorithm for the compensation of hemoglobin interference on bilirubin measurement applied to a two wavelengths reflectance photometer”
  • III place: Darja Nesterovica-Petrikova (Darja Ņesteroviča – Petrikova), Military Medicine Research and Study Centre, Riga Stradins University, Latvia. Paper “Effect of Tactical Boots on Foot and Ankle Kinematics”