Terms of Use

Participant Application

By registering to participate as a competitor in the BiotechTuesday Grow Innovation in Biotech competition, you grant the BiotechTuesday and its affiliates and assigns, the right to print, publish, broadcast, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter developed, including but not limited to the World Wide Web, at any time or times, your name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, biographical information, and all other information provided on you registration form as news or information for promotional purposes without additional consideration.

You understand and acknowledge that The BiotechTuesday, its affiliates and assigns, its board members, officers, sponsors, judges, coaches, and organizers are under no obligation to render any advice or service to you or any other competitor. The views expressed by these people are their own and not those of BiotechTuesday.

As a registered participant, you take sole responsibility for protecting your rights or the rights of third parties in any intellectual property involved in the business described in submitted pitch and business plans. You also take sole responsibility for determining whether any third party has rights in any such intellectual property, notifying any such third party of inclusion of any disclosure of that intellectual property in a submitted pitch and business plan, and obtaining any necessary permission from such third party. Further, we caution that disclosure of intellectual property in your submission may compromise or destroy those rights. The BiotechTuesday and its affiliates or assigns are not responsible for the content of any submitted pitch or business plan, or protection thereof, including disclosures relating to intellectual property.

You further understand, acknowledge, and agree that BiotechTuesday and its affiliates and assigns will not take any steps to preserve the confidentiality to the concepts, ideas, and potential trade secrets contained in materials submitted as part of the competition, none of the board members, officers, sponsors, judges, coaches, and organizers are or will be liable for any loss, damage, or cost you may suffer by reason of the disclosure of these concepts, ideas, or trade secrets, the legal protection of which are your sole responsibility. Accordingly, and in consideration of the time and effort provided by such persons, you release and discharge each such person from any such loss, damage, or cost relating to or arising out of any such person’s participation in the competition.


In addition to cash and in-kind products or services awards, those winning the business plan competition will be the beneficiaries of an extensive publicity campaign conducted by BiotechTuesday its affiliates and assigns, or the sponsors of the awards.  We’ll announce the finalists and invite the public to the final presentations. In addition, we’ll announce the winners on the BiotechTuesday.

In addition to the BiotechTuesday announcements, we may at our discretion:

  • Talk with business editors at Boston and national media to write stories about the competition.
  • Use calendar section of websites to promote awards night.
  • Email campaigns to our database of more than four thousand biotech professionals and other co-promotion partners.
  • Promotional and explanatory postings with other key organizations.

All of the sessions of the competition, including but not limited to the oral presentations and any question and answer sessions are open to the public. Any data or information discussed or divulged in public sessions by entrants should be considered information that could enter the public realm and the entrants should not assume any right of confidentiality in any of what is discussed. As a direct result, neither the judges nor the staff or The BiotechTuesday its affiliates or assigns will sign any confidentiality agreements.


Contacting BiotechTuesday

Vectur LLC operates the BiotechTuesday.com web site and the BiotechTuesday service platform.  Our mailing address is One Broadway, Floor 14, Cambridge MA 02142 USA.

If you have any questions about this Terms of Use, or believe that its terms have not been complied with, please email BiotechTuesday at: support@BiotechTuesday.com.