As official supporters of European Biotech Week we want to alert readers to the #BiotechFan video competition. You can win a free trip, with accommodation and travel to Brussels provided by EuropaBio – from 23 to 29 September – and engage with biotech pioneers and EU policy makers. It is open to ‘any student, scientist, researcher or biotech enthusiast living in the EU and who is passionate about communicating the benefits of biotech’.

Here’s what you need to do…

“Send a video. Your video can be as creative, serious or funny as you want it to be. The aim is to explain in a maximum of 2 minutes, in the language of your choice, why biotechnology is so important for you and/or everyone else, using any specific example(s) you find appropriate, from any field of application (such as healthcare, industrial or agricultural biotech). For example, show us what kind of incredible things we can achieve with genome editing and explain why you are passionate about biotech.  What would be your biotech wish for 2020?,” the competition web page states.

Send your submission before 15 July to hello@biotechweek.org via WeTransfer or tweet it to us @biotechweek using #BiotechFan.