Young Researcher Program

Elevate Your Career with the Young Scientist Award!


We are pleased to announce the Young Research Programme, designed to recognize and empower the brightest young minds.

Twenty junior scientists will be carefully selected by a Scientific Committee.

In order to be eligible for this award, junior scientists must be the lead and presenting authors of the submission and under the age of 35.

ISPAMED will finance the APC of manuscripts from the selected young researchers with a contribution of € 500,00 per manuscript, offering free attendance, free accommodation, and a certificate of attendance. In addiction, MDPI Agronomy  will offer you a discount of 15% for a full paper to one dedicated special issue in Agronomy.

You can find all the information following the link:


This initiative aims to propel the advancement of exceptional young minds and foster their brilliant careers in agriculture.

To participate, simply submit your abstract for the International Conference “Innovations for Sustainable Crop Production in the Mediterranean Region” (ISPAMED), taking place in the city of Palermo at the Main Lecture Hall “Gian Pietro Ballatore” from July 12th to 13th, 2023. During the submission process, make sure to indicate your interest in the Young Research Programme Award by checking the appropriate box. By doing so, you confirm that you meet the eligibility criteria and accept the terms and conditions.

Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to network with experts, showcase your research, and contribute to the innovations driving sustainable crop production in the Mediterranean region.

Please note that the deadline for abstract submissions has been extended until June 15th, providing ample time for the preparation and submission of your abstract.


We look forward to seeing you in Palermo!!


Organizing Committee