Since 2004, we award excellent contributions in the field of medical visualization. The price is named after the internationally renown pioneer in medical visualization, Prof. em. Dr Karl-Heinz Höhne, formerly active at the Universitätsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf.

The next award contest will take place in 2020.

Medvis Award 2020


    15th June 2020

About the contest

Since 2004, the VCBM group awards every two years the Karl-Heinz Höhne Award for outstanding work in the area of Visual Computing in Biology and Medicine in cooperation with Brainlab AG, Gesellschaft für Informatik and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Computer- und Roboterassistierte Chirurgie eV (CURAC). We are awarding the price to an innovative work that focuses on visual computing technologies that are related to medical and biological questions.

Participation and Application

If you are a young scientist, we kindly invite you to submitt academic work, e.g. a master thesis, or up to two publications (published or to be reviewed) related to Visual Computing in biology or medicine.

Terms and Conditions

Important Dates

  • Submission Deadline: 15th June 2020
  • Notification: 14th August 2020
  • Award Ceremony: September 2020, VCBM 2020


If you are interested in submitting a contribution, please contact the Chairpersons of Medvis. You will then be notified where to upload all relevant documents and files.

See General Contact


  • To be announced.


The award is endowed with 1,000 EUR which will distributed among all award winners.