The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) has announced a new contest aimed at recognizing biotech superheroes in the patient, industry and academic communities. Nominations will be accepted until March 5 for each of three categories: Patient/Patient Group, Pharma/Biotech and University/Research Institutions. Winners will be chosen by popular vote by March 31, and announced on site at the 2015 BIO International Convention, June 15-18 in Philadelphia, Pa.
“Every day, countless men and women are working tirelessly to heal, fuel and feed the world using the tools of biotechnology. Our goal with the Everyday Superhero contest is to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of these unsung heroes,” said Scott Whitaker, president of the BIO International Convention. “I encourage everyone to help us recognize those achievements by nominating their everyday heroes in the patient, industry, and academic communities.”
The winners will be recognized throughout the 2015 BIO International Convention, including:
Ideas for potential nominees include:
For full details of the contest, please visit: http://convention.bio.org/superhero/