Scientific Equipment & Furniture Association (SEFA) has announced its 2020 Lab of the Year competition, to be presented at the SEFA Annual Conference in Fort Lauderdale, FL, November 4-6, 2020. High Honors and Special Mention awards will be given in two categories, New Laboratory and Renovated or Adaptive Reuse Laboratory (multiple projects may be recognized at the jury’s discretion).

The awards seek to bring innovative laboratory design and construction to the attention of professionals in the field, and the greater public, by leveraging SEFA’s reputation as a leader in promoting innovative, efficient, and safe laboratories, through its membership and through its Recommended Practices provision. A Lab of the Year award from SEFA provides global recognition and credibility to laboratory owners, designers, and builders.

Submissions are welcome from designers (architects or engineers), owners, and builders of laboratories of all types, located anywhere in the world. Projects eligible for the 2020 awards cycle must have been substantially completed and operational after January 1, 2018 and prior to December 31, 2019. Deadline for submitting is July 1, 2020.

See the complete eligibility and submission guidelines here.

Download the eligibility and submission guidelines (PDF).