Georgia Bio Industry Growth Awards
Presented to two people who have made an extraordinary contribution to the growth of the life sciences industry in Georgia.
C. Russell Allen, President & CEO, Georgia Research Alliance
Richard A. Hillstead Ph.D., FAH
Presented to two Georgia honorees who have forged academic and industry relationships that will drive translation and lead to new treatments and cures. This award is sponsored by the Metro Atlanta Chamber.
Global Center for Medical Innovation / Rambam Healthcare Campus
Deals of the Year Awards
Presented to one or more companies or institutions for the most significant financial or commercial transactions closed from November 1, 2017-October 31, 2018, based on the importance of the transaction to Georgia’s life sciences industry.
Becton, Dickinson & Co. & C. R. Bard, Inc.
Wright Medical Group & Cartiva
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health
Arbor Pharmaceuticals & Tasly Pharmaceuticals
Rimidi Diabetes Inc.
Georgia Bio Community Awards
Presented to a small number of individuals, companies or institutions whose contributions to Georgia’s life sciences community are worthy of special recognition.
Atlanta Science Festival
Chaarles G. Fogelgren, MBA, med fusion – a Quest Diagnostics Company
Pediatric Technology Center, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Joseph Hobbs, MD, Augusta University
Kornelius Bankston, Color Genomics, Inc.
International Biomedical Regulatory Sciences Program, University of Georgia, College of Pharmacy
Presented to the department, institution, company or individuals who are forging new ground by thinking outside traditional paradigms to create some unique technology.
GloShieldTM, Jackson Medical
3D-Printed Tracheal Splint in Pediatric Patient, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta / Georgia Institute of Technology
Emerging Leader of the Year Awards
Presented to young individuals who have made a significant impact on the life sciences industry through their studies or employment.
Benjamin Boward, University of Georgia
James R. Lewis, Co-Founder/CEO, Innovation Hub Enterprises
Teacher of the Years
Presented to a Georgia biotechnology high school teacher who exhibits excellence in STEM teaching and support for the biotechnology pathway.
Tricia Pedersen, Paulding County High School
Elizabeth Proctor, Jasper County High School
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Bob McNally, GeoVax (Chair)
David Hartnett, Metro Atlanta Chamber
Lee Herron, Georgia Research Alliance
Russ Medford, SalutraMed Group
Chris McKinney, Augusta University
Derek Eberhart, University of Georgia, Innovation Gateway
Richard Otto, Impact Cryotherapy
Tiffany Wilson, GCMI