Best papers at AUTOMED 2021 will be published in a special issue in the journal at-Automatisierungstechnik from de Gruyter:


AUTOMED 2021 Paper Submission

The Conference Organizing Committee is pleased to invite you to submit a paper for consideration for the AUTOMED Conference.

Papers must be submitted online through the paper submission portal until the extended deadline March 10, 2021 (23:59 CEST).

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Paper submission extended deadline is March 10, 2021.



  • All papers must be written in English.
  • Papers can only be submitted online via the conference website.
  • Papers can be submitted only by using the paper template. Please download here.
  • Define all abbreviations and concepts in your paper at first use.
  • The presenting author is required to ensure that all co-authors are aware of the content of the paper before submission of the paper.

Only papers of authors who have paid their registration fees by Monday, April 19, 2021 will be included in the Scientific Programme and will be published as open access paper in the AUTOMED 2021 community on the  EU-funded scientific open access platform: Zenodo ( with a CCBY 4.0 license.


Paper Preparation


Accepted papers will be published in the AUTOMED 2021 community on the EU-funded scientific platform: Zenodo as they are submitted in the paper submission system. Since there will be no editing process on the papers, the authors are required to avoid any typing errors, misordering of the authors, wrong spelling/writing about the institutions, etc.

  • Paper Title: Abstract title can contain a maximum of 100 characters.
  • Presentation Type: All papers are planned to be presented orally (12min + 3 min Q&A)

The Scientific Committee reserves the right to change the presentation type according to the requirements of the scientific program.

  • Theme: A main theme that is relevant for your paper must be selected during the submission process. The Scientific Committee reserves the right to change the theme during the paper assessment process.

The paper themes for year 2021 are:

- Equipment for diagnostics and therapy
- Modelling, simulation, and control
- Measurement and sensor technology
- Biosignals and image processing
- Rehabilitation and homecare
- Ventilation and monitoring technology / intensive care
- Smart instruments, navigation & robotics
- Human-machine interaction and risk management
- Neuroprosthetics, bioimplants, and artificial organs
- Telemedicine and ambient assisted living

  • Keywords: Provide key words for your work that allow readers to identify the key topic and methods.
  • Affiliation(s): The affiliation(s) of the authors should be indicated fully with the "department" and "institution" names while avoiding any abbreviations such as Dept., Inst., Hosp., etc.
  • Author(s): First, middle and last names of all the authors must be fully indicated correctly and in the right order.
  • Presenting Author: Please mark the presenting author in the authors’ part.
  • Paper Content: Paper content should be uploaded as pdf document that should not be bigger than 10 Mb.

Paper should consist of an abstract (not more than 100 words) and four sections given below:


Material and Methods

Results and Discussion


Images, tables, diagrams and graphs are allowed within the above 4 sections.

If applicable author should also include Acknowledgments, Author’s Statement, References.


* Please do not submit multiple copies of the same paper.

When the submission process is finalized, you will see your paper under the heading "Submitted Papers". Your paper should be seen there with a status “Submitted”. In case it is seen “Saved as Draft”, please kindly turn back and check the steps of your submission. Please be aware that the Scientific Committee will not receive "Save as Draft" and these therefore CANNOT be taken into consideration in the paper evaluation process.

Upon submitting a paper a confirmation e-mail will be sent to the contact author who has submitted the paper.

If edits are required on the already submitted paper please contact conference secretariat via


Evaluation Process and Acceptance Letters


All submitted papers will be scored by at least 2 members of the Scientific Committee.

Acceptance letters will be sent by Monday, 29 March 2021 via e-mail. Relevant information about the paper 's presentation including the presentation date, time, venue, presentation number will be included in the acceptance letters. 

The paper presenting author must be registered for the conference at the latest by Monday, 19 April 2021.

Submitted papers whose presenting authors do not register for the conference and do not complete the payment by the deadline will be removed from the scientific programme and will not be published in the AUTOMED 2021 community on the EU-funded scientific platform: Zenodo.


The following awards will be given to the best contributions among all accepted contributions that have been accepted for publication in the proceedings for AUTOMED 2021 and are presented online at the conference. The “Wissenschaftliche Beirat” will be responsible to assign the prizes based on reviewer scores and oral performance during the presentation.

The following prizes will be provided:

Best contribution
Gold award: 450€

Silver award: 300€

Bronze award: 150€


Thank you for submitting your work for consideration. Please make contact with us directly to should you have any specific enquiries.