The International Federation of Biosafety Associations (IFBA) is pleased to announce that nominations for the 2018 IFBA Biosafety Heroes Awards are now open. The deadline for submissions is November 1 and please use the Nomination Form to submit your nomination. IFBA Biosafety Heroes are exceptional and inspiring individuals honored by the global biosafety community as having made a difference for the better. Biosafety Heroes serve as role models, showing others that each individual is important and can contribute to the global fight against infectious diseases. Please recognize those who have made a difference helping others in the field of biosafety and biosecurity by nominating them for this unique award today.