Lab Heroes Awards™ 2023 Terms & Conditions

Even with something as lovely as the Lab Heroes Awards, we have to have some rules and regulations to make sure that everything is done fairly, and without offending anyone! So here are the terms and conditions:

  1. By participating in the Lab Heroes Awards 2023, entrants (nominators and nominees) agree to be bound by these Terms & Conditions; any breach of these Terms & Conditions by a nominator or nominee (also referred to as ‘entrant’ within these Terms & Conditions) may result in disqualification and forfeiture of their prize(s). In the event of any dispute regarding the Awards and/or these Terms & Conditions the decision of Hello Bio shall be final.
  2. Award entries are open to any and all employees or PhD researchers working in a life sciences lab, excluding employees of Hello Bio (the Promoter). The Promoter reserves the right to ask entrants for verification, including but not limited to: address; proof of residency; proof of employment; age and name. No purchase necessary.
  3. The Lab Heroes Awards 2023 are not open to friends, family and the general public - only nominations submitted by life science researchers will be considered valid.
  4. One entry per person.
  5. To be considered a valid entry, the nominator will need to complete all required fields on the awards nomination form. The nominator must ensure that they have permission of the nominee before providing the nominee’s email address, Twitter handle, data and photograph.
  6. Please be aware that nominations will be accessible to the general public, and promoted online. Please therefore ensure that nominations do not contain any commercially sensitive information, confidential data, or information that may jeopardize the safety of any scientist.
  7. Nominations will be rejected if they are deemed to be spam or promotional in nature, include profanity or contain language or concepts that could be deemed offensive, for example, abusive, threatening, pornographic, offensive, misleading or libellous language.
  8. We reserve the right to edit, reject or delete any nominations without notice.
  9. The winning entries will be chosen by Hello Bio.
  10. Entry for the Awards opens on Saturday 11th November 2023 and closes on Friday 8th December 2023 (the “Promotional Period”). Participants must submit their entries before 23:59 GMT on the closing date.
  11. Winners will be selected in the week following the 13th December 2023 and will be notified via the contact email address provided on the nomination form. Winners must respond to the communication within 3 working days or the prizes will be offered to another entrant.
  12. Winners may be requested to take part in the publicity of these Awards. By nominating an entrant for the Awards you grant the Promoter permission to publish the nomination publicly on their website ( and use the nominee/entrant’s name, likeness, and nomination text for advertising and promotional purposes (e.g. on our website and social media) without additional compensation for the duration of the competition and in the future. The Promoter reserves the right to refuse to publish any nomination for any reason, and to edit nominations before publication. 
  13. Hello Bio accepts no responsibility for system errors or other issues that may result in a disruption to the Awards.
  14. The decision of Hello Bio is final and no correspondence will be entered into. The Promoter reserves the right to hold void, terminate or suspend the awards at any time.
  15. Spammers will be disqualified and be considered ineligible to enter. Any entry will be void if the Promoter deems it incomplete, illegible or it has been made by an ineligible person.
  16. You understand that you are providing your information to Hello Bio. The information you provide will only be used for communications related to the Awards unless you opt in to receive future marketing communications.
  17. By participating in this Promotion, you agree to release, discharge and hold the Promoter harmless from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind resulting from your participation in this Promotion or use of any prize awarded (save that nothing shall limit Hello Bio liability for fraud, or for death or personal injury caused by negligence).
  18. All prizes are as stated, there is no cash alternative and the prizes are non-transferable.