Upcoming event: June 9 - 11, 2017
World Biotech Tour Festival, Sci-Bono Discovery Centre - Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa
The next stop of the 2017 tour will be hosted at Sci-Bono Discovery Centre and will take place in communities around South Africa, including Cape Town, Pretoria, and Newtown. Visitors will have a chance to meet the ambassadors and hear about their biotech topics! Stay tuned on social media (Facebook
and Twitter @biotechtour and @scibono) for updates!
Past event: April 7 - 9, 2017
World Biotech Tour Festival, Montreal Science Centre - Montreal, QC-Canada
The final stop of the 2016 tour will be at the Montreal Science Centre. Visitors will have a chance to meet the ambassadors and hear about their biotech topics! The free event will be at the science centre April 7-8 and at the Marc-Favreau library on April 9. Learn more about the event here
) and stay tuned on social media (Facebook
and Twitter @biotechtour and @centredessciences) for live updates during the festival!
Past event: September 30 - October 2, 2016
World Biotech Tour Festival, National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci (MUST) - Milan, Italy
The next stop of the 2016 tour will be at MUST in Milan during the European Biotech Week. The museum will feature biotech activities, a biotech scavenger hunt in the #Foodpeople exhibit, presentations by the ambassadors, and a pop up event at Porta Venezia, a historical outdoor space in the city. The ambassadors have posted their biotech videos (IT)
. Vote on your favorite video by 26th Sept. and help send a student to Tokyo, Japan! Follow updates on social media (Facebook
and Twitter @biotechtour and @museoscienza).
Past event: August 13 - 21, 2016
World Biotech Tour Festival, Scitech - Perth, Australia
celebrated the World Biotech Tour at the Perth Science Festival
and at Scitech. The museum featured LIAB activities, research groups, and the ambassadors inside the WBT tent. At the museum, school groups and families enjoyed the biotech scavenger hunt, LIAB activities, special talks from scientists and biotech industry representatives, and fun workshops on the power of honey and the wonders of making cake in a cup! The ambassadors later presented their biotech topics to an audience and panel of judges. Ambassador Shiya Huang was selected as the representative for Scitech at the SCWS2017! Congratulations to all the ambassadors! Follow updates on social media (Facebook
and Twitter @biotechtour and @scitechWA)