Have you attended an EMBL course or conference in the past 40 years? Then we need your help!

In 2014 an exhibition is planned which will showcase training at EMBL over the past four decades, and we are looking for memorabilia to expand our current collection. Items we are looking for include but are not limited to:

  • Images taken at EMBL training events
  • Abstract books pre 1995
  • Venue images
  • Equipment
  • Bags
  • Pens
  • Lanyards
  • Event posters
  • Registration badges
  • Written memories from events

If you have any memorabilia (preferably from before 2009!), then let us know what you have available for contribution for your chance to win a Kindle Paperwhite or send it to us until the latest 7 Feburary 2014.

All memorabilia items will be returned after the exhibition upon request.


Rules of Competition Participation

1. Your Memorabilia

In order to be in the running for a Kindle Paperwhite, the memorabilia will need to be sent to the following address by 7 February 2014:

EMBL Course and Conference Office
Memorabilia Exhibition
ATC Warenannahme
Meyerhofstr. 1
69117 Heidelberg

2. Conditions of Participation

All participants must be at least 18 years old. Current EMBL staff or family members are encouraged to submit memorabilia, are however not eligible to take part in the competition.

3. Copyright and Photo Publishing

By submitting the memorabilia you agree that EMBL receives the right to use the item for the purposes of this exhibition. This includes, but is not limited to, making the item available as an image electronically on internet sites and adapting images of it where required for technical reasons.

The memorabilia item will be exhibited in the EMBL Advanced Training Centre in Heidelberg, Germany, during 2014, and will be freely accessible to the general public.

4. Prize

The prize is a Kindle Paperwhite, 6" High Resolution Display with Next-Gen Built-in Light, Wi-Fi

5. Winner Selection

The Course and Conference Office will select the winner of the competition based on various aspects, including the age and quality of the memorabilia. The winner will be notified by e-mail shortly after the end of the voting and should receive their prize within four weeks after that, provided that the memorabilia has been received by EMBL.