Editorial Article: Nominate your favorite new lab product for a Scientists’ Choice Award: Nominations open today

Which new products made the most difference to your lab work this year?

28 Oct 2020

Nominations for the 2021 Scientists’ Choice Awards are now open. These awards celebrate the best new products of 2020 that have made the most difference to research and laboratory work during this challenging year.

If there was a new instrument, kit, reagent, antibody, consumable, software or service that helped to innovate and advance your lab work, then now is the time to spread the word by nominating it for a Scientists’ Choice Award.

By getting involved, you will give your favorite product the recognition it deserves, as well as spreading the word to your fellow scientists to help them identify the best lab equipment on the market that will help achieve better research outcomes and accelerate scientific progress. 

Additionally, SelectScience will enter everyone who nominates a product or votes from the final shortlist into a prize drawing for the chance to win one of four $500/£400/450€ Amazon Gift Cards*.

You can nominate products in one or more of the following categories:

  • Drug Discovery 
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • General Laboratory  
  • Life Sciences
  • Clinical Laboratory  



Nominations will be shortlisted, and you’ll then be invited to vote for the winner in each category, with the winning products announced at virtual events throughout 2021.

The deadlines to nominate in each of the above categories are as follows: 

  • Drug Discovery & Development - December 2, 2020
  • Analytical Chemistry - December 8, 2021
  • General Lab - December 8, 2021
  • Life Sciences - February 23, 2021
  • Clinical Laboratory - April 6, 2021

It only takes a couple of minutes – nominate your favorite new lab product of 2020 today!  

The Scientists’ Choice Awards

Each year, scientists and clinical professionals around the world take part in the Scientists’ Choice Awards by nominating and voting for the new products, instruments, services or consumables that have made a big impact in their laboratory.