2021 winners announced

At ESGE Days 2021 the 8 winners of our valuable award were announced at the Awards Hub via a short film.

About ESGE Medtronic AI Research Award

The ESGE Medtronic Research Award supports Artificial Intelligence (AI) research in the field of colonoscopy.

Preferred Areas of Research

The Research Committee is particularly interested in research pertaining to (in no particular order): impact of AI on quality parameters at colonoscopy, differential impact according to endoscopist experience and setting, role of AI in training, identification of subtle neoplasia in patients at increased risk of cancer.

Grant Benefits

  • GI Genius systems will be provided, the number determined by the Award Committee on review of the successful award application
  • Direct costs will be covered up to a maximum total value of €8,000 to the successful applicants’ institutions.

Award Committee

Applications for the ESGE Medtronic AI Research Award are evaluated by a subcommittee of the ESGE Research Committee.



  • First round of applications is now closed
  • January 31, 2021: Application deadline
  • March 25, 2021 (at ESGE Days 2021): Announcement of winners
  • April 15, 2021: Second round of applications opens online

Please contact the ESGE secretariat for more information:

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