Olympus Image of the Year Award 2019


31st January 2020

Who may enter
Anyone over the age of 18 is eligible.

The competition is held by Olympus Corporation.

Inspired by the beauty and breadth of images submitted for the 2018 Image of the Year Award held in Europe, Olympus is continuing to search for the best light microscopy images in 2019—this time on a global scale. Olympus’ first Image of the Year Global Life Science Light Microscopy Award recognizes the very best in life science imaging worldwide. 

Each participant may submit up to three microscopy images. Photographs must be taken using a light microscope.

2018 Winners

© Håkan Kvarnström | 1st prize

© Karl Gaff | 2nd prize

© Johann Swanepoel | 3rd prize

Entry fee
Entry is free.

• One global winner: CX43 Microscope with DP27 Digital Camera OR UPLXAPO Objectives 4X, 10X, 20X, and 40X.
  The Global winner may choose between the above two prize options.

• Each regional winner (Asia, Europe, Americas): OM-D E-M5 Mark II Digital Camera with 14-150mm F4.0 – 5.6 II lens kit

Please visit https://www.olympus-lifescience.com/en/landing/ioty-2019/ to learn more about the competition.