Which area of biotechnology research do you find most exciting? In your view, what's the coolest new biotech development or discovery in Canada?
In conjunction with National Biotechnology Week, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP invites you to participate in our BIOTECH ESSAY CONTEST. Submit your 1,500 word essay by May 31, 2014 on your choice for "Canada's Top Biotechnology Story of the Year." Topics may include health-based research, agricultural innovations, or industrial applications for biotech. Your topic must be Canadian-based, for example, Canadian research or Canadians involved in a larger international study. The development or finding you report on must occur or have been recognized as a notable advance in an ongoing study within the period of June 1, 2013 to May 30, 2014.
Winners must be entering a life sciences-related field at a Canadian post-secondary institution to be eligible. Essays will be judged by a panel of industry experts.
The first place winner receives:
- First year tuition to a maximum of $5,000 to a Canadian post-secondary institution.
- An excerpt of their essay published in the fall issue of BIOTECanada's Insights Magazine and the full essay posted online.
- Recognition during National Biotechnology Week as the contest winner.
For rules and details : http://www.gowlings.com/Services/LifeSciences/BioTechEssayContest.asp