The award, named in memory of Cav. Lav. Fulvio Bracco, was launched in 2010 and is presented every three years.
The third edition, in 2016, saw collaboration with ISSNAF - Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation and the patronage of the European Society of Radiology.
The competition, aimed at research doctors in biomedical sciences or biomedical engineering with experience in medical imaging, rewards the winner with a multi-year contract in technology scouting for more than two years.
The third edition winner Giorgio Pariani mainly carried out his job at the headquarters of Bracco Research USA in Monroe (NJ) supporting the team of Technology Opportunity, Global Research & Development.