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To promote excellence and innovation in the field of bioinformatics, the SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics created the SIB Bioinformatics Awards ten years ago to acknowledge early career bioinformaticians and ground-breaking resources of national and international standing in three categories:

* The international SIB Early Career Bioinformatician Award
* The national SIB Best Swiss Bioinformatics Graduate Paper Award
* The international SIB Bioinformatics Resource Innovation Award

Candidates from the international bioinformatics community are encouraged to apply for these prestigious awards. Besides a cash prize, all laureates will be invited to present their work at the [BC]2 the Basel Computational Biology Conference from 9 to 12 September 2019 in Basel, Switzerland.

*Key dates *

* Call for entries
o SIB Early Career Bioinformatician Award: 10 January 2019 (now open)
o SIB Best Swiss Bioinformatics Graduate Paper Award: 10 January 2019 (now
open)
o SIB Bioinformatics Resource Innovation Award: 4 February 2019
* Closing dates
o SIB Early Career Bioinformatician Award: 31 March 2019
o SIB Best Swiss Bioinformatics Graduate Paper Award: 31 March 2019
o SIB Bioinformatics Resource Innovation Award: 30 April 2019
* Awards presentation
o 9-12 September 2019 at the [BC]2 Conference in Basel
 
More information is also available on our website <https://www.sib.swiss/scientific-community/research/sib-awards> or on Twitter <https://twitter.com/ISBSIB/status/1087736503990734850> by following the hashtag #SIBawards.