Illumina are offering the chance to win a Mini in a competition to drive interest in their MiniSeq, the competition grand prize winner gets a MiniSeq and an Illumina-branded Mini Cooper (probably pumpkin, possibly black-and-white).
The competition is a grant program; to enter tell Illumina in 500 words or less how you would use MiniSeq in your own research. Abstracts will be judged by a team of Illumina scientists (not Core-Genomics) and will be winners will be judged on scientific merit, innovation, and fit with the MiniSeq system.
Entry by March 31, 2016. Winners will be announced at the American Association for Cancer Research 2016 meeting in New Orleans.
PS: Please do tag my posts on Twitter so I'm in with a chance to win an iPad mini it the bi-weekly social media contest Illumina are also running!