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AWARD NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN

Florida's life sciences community will recognize outstanding achievements in the industry at the BioFlorida Conference

Nominations for the 2018 BioFlorida Awards must be submitted
by Sept. 7, 2018. Award recipients will be determined by a
panel of industry experts.

 

Weaver H. Gaines Entrepreneur of the Year Award

The Weaver H. Gaines Entrepreneur of the Year Award honors an individual who has made extraordinary contributions to the growth of Florida's life sciences industry in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical technology or bioagriculture. The award is named in honor of Weaver Gaines, one of the founding directors of BioFlorida. Criteria

David J. Gury Company of the Year Award

The David J. Gury Company of the Year Award honors a company that has achieved significant milestones and has contributed to the growth of Florida's life sciences industry. The award is named in honor of David Gury, one of the founding directors of BioFlorida. Criteria

BioFlorida Leadership Award

The BioFlorida Leadership Award recognizes the BioFlorida volunteer who has taken on a leadership role within the organization, dedicated significant time to BioFlorida's mission and has acted as a true ambassador to BioFlorida and the industry. Criteria

Lifetime Achievement Award

The BioFlorida Lifetime Achievement Award is reserved for recognizing an individuals' outstanding leadership in the industry throughout their career that has significantly contributed to the growth of the industry. Criteria

 

NOMINATE YOUR PEERS TO JOIN FLORIDA'S ELITE

Weaver H. Gaines Entrepreneur of the Year Award Winners Include:

Hing C. Wong, PhD, Altor Bioscience

Quang Pham, Espero Pharmaceuticals

Matthew H.J. Kim, J.D., Vigilant Biosciences

Robert Finizio, TherapeuticsMD

James D. Talton, PhD, Nanotherapeutics

Sue Washer, AGTC

Harry Orf, Scripps Florida

David L. Day, University of Florida

 

David J. Gury Company of the Year Award Winners Include:

AxoGen

Sensus Healthcare

Akron Biotech

AGTC

OPKO

VaxDesign

NovaMin Technology

RTI Biologics

BioFlorida Leadership Award

Winners Include:

Gina Alexis

Ian Leventhal

Thaddeus Seymour Jr., PhD

Gregory A. Nelson

Michael Van Butsel

James Humphrey

Patti Breedlove

Tom McLain

 

Lifetime Achievement Award

Winners Include:

H. Lee Moffitt, Moffitt Cancer Center

David L. Day, University of Florida

Patti Breedlove, UF Sid Martin Biotech Incubator

Phillip Frost, MD, OPKO Health & Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

 

 

 

 

About BioFlorida

BioFlorida represents 6,200 establishments and research organizations in the biopharmaceuticals, medical technology, healthIT and bioagriculture sectors that collectively employ 87,000 Floridians.

 

Members of the BioFlorida network include emerging and established life science companies, universities, research institutions, hospitals, medical centers, incubators, economic development agencies, investors and service providers.

 

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