Editorial Article: Nominations are open! Nominate your favorite new lab product of 2019 for a Scientists’ Choice Award

Tell us which new products made the most difference to your lab work and you’ll have the chance to win one of four $500 Amazon gift cards

19 Sep 2019

Nominations for the 2020 Scientists’ Choice Awards are now open. These awards will celebrate the best new products of 2019 that have made the most difference to research and laboratory work this year. 

If there was a new instrument, kit, reagent, antibody, consumable or service that helped to innovate your lab work this year, 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 purchase the best lab equipment, enabling them to achieve better research outcomes and accelerating 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:

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



Nominations will be shortlisted, and you’ll then be invited to vote for the winners in each category throughout 2020, with the winners announced at major scientific conferences throughout the year.

The deadlines to nominate in each of the above categories are as follows: Drug Discovery & Development - December 13, 2019, Analytical Chemistry & General Lab - January 10, 2020, Life Sciences - March 6, 2020, Clinical Laboratory - May 27, 2020.

It only takes a couple of minutes – nominate your favorite new lab product of 2019 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.