Indonesia International Institute for Life Sciences | Merck - i3L Life Sciences Award

MERCK-i3L LIFE SCIENCES AWARD - OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS COMPETITION.

 

ELIGIBILITY

THE SCIENTIST

Opens for scientists with Indonesian citizenship

Graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and scientists from universities, private and state research institutions, as well as hospitals are welcome to participate.

 

THE RESEARCH

  • Research Criteria:

  • Product advancement (finished products)

  • Knowledge advancement (papers)

  • Three Research Fields:

  1. Health

  2. Food security (agriculture) and nutrition

  3. Environment

Must be in wet-laboratory-based within life science field. Any other field, e.g. behavioral or social research will not be eligible

❏    As the minimum requirement, the research is published within 3 years or is ongoing but almost reaching completion/publication

❏    The research has not won any other competition within or outside Indonesia

 

SUBMISSION

❏     The submission period: June – end of September, 2016

❏     The submission should be sent through email: lifesciencesaward@merck.i3l.ac.id

❏     Submission not by 1st author must provide agreement from the research team (preferably submission by 1st author)

❏     All submission must be in English

❏     Format of submission:

          • Knowledge advancement category

                   - Poster, Full Paper, Abstract

          • Product advancement category

- Poster, Full Paper, Abstract, Video

(explanation of how to use the products, max 5 minutes)

• Poster format:

Portrait, A1 sized paper, in English

• Poster contents:

                                      ·        Introduction

                                      ·        Problem Statement

                                      ·        Research Methodology

                                      ·        Result & Analysis

                                      ·        Conclusion and Recommendation

                                      ·        References

 

 

SELECTION

  • There will be 30 semifinalists shortlisted from 2 categories and 3 research fields and they will be invited to showcase their posters on the booth during the Awarding session

❏     There will be 10 finalists shortlisted, 5 from each category

❏     The 10 finalists will present their research on Award Day for winner selection, the presentation is maximum 10 minutes long. Presentation will focus on 2 points: (1) appeal of research and (2) commercialization aspect or scientific impact of the research.

There will be 2 winners, 1 winner for each category.