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Product News: Andor and Bitplane Announce the Launch of the 2013 Insight AwardsAndor Technology plc (Andor) and Bitplane, world leaders in scientific solutions and visualization software, today announced the launch of the 2013 Insight Awards. This worldwide scientific imaging competition rewards visually stunning and scientifically captivating images, spectra, graphics and movies.
The Insight Awards are open to entries produced with either Andor equipment or Bitplane software regardless of the technique or application. Researchers can submit their entry into one of three categories: Physical Sciences, Life Sciences or Imaris. The winner of each category will receive a brand new Apple iPad or Microsoft Surface tablet and will benefit from significant publicity of their work throughout a range of scientific publications.
“In previous years this competition has highlighted the wide variety of cutting-edge research carried out with Andor and Bitplane products by researchers all over the world," said Dr. Andrew Dennis, Andor’s Director of Product Management. “We are looking forward to rewarding more visually stunning and scientifically captivating entries through this year’s competition”.
The deadline for entries to the Insight Awards is 11.59am GMT, 28 February 2013 and contestants can submit an unlimited number of entries. Entries will be displayed on www.theinsightawards.com after submission and the winners will be announced at the end of March 2013.
In the 2011 Insight Awards competition, the winning entry in the Physical Sciences category was submitted by Dr. Robert Marshall of Boston University, whilst the Life Sciences category was won by Dr. Satoshi Nishimura of the University of Tokyo.