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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 2019 BioFlorida Awards must be submitted
by Sept. 13, 2019. Award recipients will be determined by a
panel of industry experts and announced at the BioFlorida Annual Conference.

 

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:
-Matthew Disney, PhD, Scripps Research
-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 

Lifetime Achievement Award winners include:
-Maurice R. Ferré, MD, INSIGHTEC
-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

David J. Gury Company of the Year Award winners include:
-TherapeuticsMD
-AxoGen
-Sensus Healthcare
-Akron Biotech
-AGTC
-OPKO
-VaxDesign
-NovaMin Technology
-RTI Biologics

BioFlorida Leadership Award winners include:
-Valerie McDevitt
-Gina Alexis
-Ian Leventhal
-Thaddeus Seymour Jr., PhD
-Gregory A. Nelson
-Michael Van Butsel
-James Humphrey
-Patti Breedlove
-Tom McLain

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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