The Institute for Biomedical Science (IBMS) has launched the IBMS Awards 2024 scheme, described as ‘the most prestigious accolades for the biomedical science profession’.
The IBMS Awards 2024 are now open for entries - gaining shortlisted and winning organisations and individuals the ultimate recognition for their achievements.
IBMS Chief Executive David Wells commented: “I am proud to launch the IBMS Awards and give our members the chance to celebrate excellence in biomedical science across the UK. The ceremony will shine a light on innovative practice, outstanding individuals and teams, and help to raise the profile of our profession.”
The awards will provide a platform to showcase accomplishments to the wider biomedical science community and beyond. Winners will benefit from extensive publicity.
There are 11 categories and then an overall winner:
- Team of the Year
- Laboratory of the Year
- Best Use of Research, Innovation or Technology (sponsored by bioMérieux)
- Training & Development
- Partnership Working
- Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI)
- Educational Institution
- Public Engagement
- Rising Star
- Biomedical Science Leader
The awards are open to all public, private and third-sector organisations active within the biomedical science profession. Entries from public and third sector organisations are free of charge. Entries from private sector organisations are subject to an entry fee.
Judging of organisational categories will aim to recognise those that have raised the bar in biomedical science practice through innovation, technology, sustainability, ethics, people development, leadership and management, creativity and effectiveness.
Judging of individual categories will aim to recognise those who have delivered exceptional work, demonstrating commitment to their organisations and the profession, creativity, effectiveness and their impact on their organisations and others.
Find out more and enter at https://ibmsawards.org/.