SBCC Invites High School Students to Join 2013 Competition

Canada-wide campaign launched to find curious, talented youth!

After 19 years of competition, the Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada (SBCC) prepares to cross its two-decade milestone. For 20 years, the competition has fostered research and collaboration between top academic mentors and over 4,000 high school whiz kids from across the country.

"We founded the Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada because we recognize the importance of our youth when it comes to the future of the biotechnology industry in Canada. We believe that not only does this program benefit the life sciences industry, but Canada as a whole. It is with initiatives like the SBCC that we hope will inspire young students to pursue careers in science and biotechnology,” said Mark Lievonen, President, Sanofi Pasteur Limited.

Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge Canada 2013 competitions will be held in nine regions across the country in late March followed by a final national competition of the regional first place teams in Ottawa in April. Judges from each region will select the top winners who will compete at the national competition in Ottawa. Not only does the SBCC award cash prizes, but it also gives students an invaluable experience working with mentors at the top of their field.

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