#AtTheHeartOfHealthcare Competitions 2023


IBMS members across the country will be taking photos and making videos to promote the profession and win awards

As part of our bid to raise awareness of the vital role of biomedical science in healthcare this Biomedical Science Day (8th June), the IBMS is running our annual #AtTheHeartOfHealthcare competitions. We’re encouraging biomedical science staff across the country to celebrate and showcase their workplaces, colleagues, expertise and team spirit to the public.

We’ll be accepting individual selfies, group photos and artistic shots. For the bravest in the workforce, there is even a video competition – we’re expecting sing-alongs and comedy shorts to be the flavour of the day.

There are ten awards up for grabs:

  • Best biomedical bake (best cake)
  • Best group photo with placard(s)
  • Best group workplace photo
  • Best individual photo with placard
  • Best individual workplace photo
  • Best artistic biomedical science photo
  • Best biomedical science 'under the microscope' photo
  • Best biomedical science meme
  • Best biomedical science video
  • Best Biomedical Science Day artwork

To enter, you will need to submit your photos to us via our Facebook page or tweet your picture to us (@IBMScience) using #AtTheHeartOfHealthcare or via email at and we’ll add it to our Facebook gallery. For the video competition, upload your video to YouTube and send the link to

Deadline for submissions - Monday 12th June

The top photos (and video) from each category will receive a prize and award!

If you need some inspiration, check out our winners from last year!

Please note:
Always make sure there are no confidential details visible whilst maintaining workplace health and safety regulations and ensure you have permission to take photos, from both your senior management and anyone appearing in them.

The IBMS may use any images you submit to us for marketing purposes including on our social media channels or website. It is your responsibility to obtain the agreement of all people present in your photos, by sending us your photo you are consenting to us using them for the reasons outlined above.