Competition time—join the #IonChipQuest
We think our chips are beautiful. They have been the heart of our sequencing technology for over 7 years. Asking questions through our Ion Torrent Chip technology is driving genetic discoveries across the World.
Simply share your research question and post your photo on the Ion Torrent Facebook page using #IonChipQuest. Join the quest for answers today.
Twenty winners will be chosen at random and we will announce the lucky competition winners* on competition close date, Friday 13th April 2018.
Each winner will receive a laptop bag with lab goodies including a lab timer, water bottle, and power supply* as you share your Ion Torrent technology quest story.
Go on, what are you waiting for?
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
Participation is open to professionals 18 years and older.
To be eligible for the contest, take a photograph of your chip in an interesting location or even at your home or work and post on the Ion Torrent Facebook Page using hashtag #IonChipQuest stating your research question. There is no limit to the number of photographs you may post; however, each must be unique and not a duplicate of a previously posted photograph.
The winning photographs will be selected at random.
PRIZE: The Winner will receive an Ion Torrent branded prize. No cash or other substitutions are permitted. No refunds or credits are allowed. The prize is not transferable. All taxes on the prize and reporting thereof are the sole responsibility of the Winner.
A maximum of one Gift per customer. Gifts may take up to 6 weeks to ship.
There is no cash alternative to the Gift.
PUBLICITY: Subject to the Winner’s consent, Ion Torrent Facebook page will publish the name of the Winner. The Winner consents to the use by Thermo Fisher Scientific of Winner’s name and photograph in press releases, announcements, or other marketing literature.
By entering into this promotion and uploading your submission and picture, you consent to Facebook and its global affiliates to storing, processing and using your personal data, your picture and submission.
Thermo Fisher confirms that it will keep this content on Facebook and will not reuse/ share the content and photos out of Facebook. The Pictures are uploaded by the participants and Thermo Fisher is not liable or responsible in any way for the content of the pictures or any rights of third party which can be violated because of the picture and/or its upload.
Healthcare Professionals (as defined in the complete Terms and Conditions) may not participate in this promotion. Government Officials (as defined in the complete Terms and Conditions) may not participate in this promotion.
Photographs must be posted using to #IonChipQuest no later than 12:00 p.m. GMT on the competition dates below to be eligible for the contest.
Start Date: February 16, 2018
End Date: April 13th, 2018
Competition winners will be announced Friday 13th April 2018.
By posting your photograph, you warrant that you are not prohibited by employment, contract, or law from accepting a prize from Thermo Fisher Scientific. Offer void where prohibited, licensed, or restricted by federal, state, provincial, or local laws, regulations, or agency/institutional policies. Other restrictions may apply.
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