Terms and Conditions
Publication of Project Results:
All grant submissions are confidential to the individual submitter and will not be published or distributed, provided, however, that NanoString & Citogen& may share them with their own staff and distributors who will not disclose to third party. Upon project completion, the grant winner agrees to participate in at least one of the following activities relating to the specific project, with specific details of the applicable activity to be mutually agreed upon in good faith by NanoString & Citogen and winner: webinar, case study, blog post, or poster presentation. The winner agrees that NanoString and Citogen shall have the right to publicly announce the winner’s name and research topic and use anonymized data from the winner's project in application notes including in marketing materials and seminars.
Eligibility and Requirements:
Applicants must be actively enrolled or employed at an institution or company in Spain or Portugal in a capacity in which they perform life science research and have the ability to ship and analyze samples within 45 days of award notification. The winner must be age 18 or older. Members of the immediate families of NanoString or Citogen employees and directors, and/or persons living in the same household as such persons, are ineligible to participate in this grant program. The grant winner's samples will be run with 2 slides, with up to 22 Areas of Illumination (AOI) in total to be mutually agreed upon, to be used with the GeoMx® Whole Transcriptome Atlas Assay run through Citogen. NanoString standard morphology markers or H&E staining will be used for Region of Interest (ROI) selection. NanoString experts will show the winners how to use the GeoMx DSP Data Center. The winner will receive data analysis with a white glove approach that covers: Quality Control, Data normalization and Basic statistical analysis between 2 conditions.
By submitting a grant application, each applicant agrees that NanoString may use his or her name, abstract title, for marketing purposes. All grant applicants agree that NanoString and Citogen may process the personal data he or she provides as part of application, including sharing such data with NanoString and Citogen’s partners, collaborators and other third parties who are obligated to keep the data confidential, and in accordance with NanoString’s privacy policies available at www.nanostring.com/privacy.
The grant award winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability, a publicity release, and other appropriate legal documentation reasonably requested by NanoString. No substitution or transfer of the awarded grant is allowed, except as otherwise permitted by NanoString. The award winner is responsible for any local tax liability (city, state, or federal) occurred by winning and accepting the award. If, for any reason, the grant program may not run as planned for any causes beyond the reasonable control of NanoString, then NanoString reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the grant program. NanoString has not made any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, with respect to the grant award and related services, including, without limitation, their quality or fitness for a particular purpose. This program is void where prohibited or otherwise restricted by law. These terms and conditions and any action related to this grant program will be governed by the laws of the State of Washington without regard to or application of its conflict of law provisions or your state or country of residence. All claims, legal proceedings or litigation arising in connection with these terms and conditions and this grant program will be brought solely in the federal or state courts located in Seattle, Washington, and all applicants consent to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waive any objection as to inconvenient forum. By participating in this grant program, each applicant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these terms and conditions.
For Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.