SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. & LOS ANGELES & SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biocom California, the association representing the California life science industry, today called for entries for the eighth annual Life Science Catalyst Awards from the San Francisco Bay Area, San Diego and Los Angeles regions. The awards celebrate accomplished and up-and-coming academics, entrepreneurs, investors, corporate leaders and business advisers who are transforming the California life science industry before reaching their 40th birthday.
“The Catalyst Awards are an opportunity to recognize our young trailblazers who are propelling the industry forward,” said Joe Panetta, president and CEO of Biocom California. “Fostering the next generation of life science leadership ensures California continues to be a source of vibrant innovation and scientific progress, serving patients worldwide.”
Nominations for the award will be accepted until Friday, September 15, 2023. Honorees will be featured in the Biocom California LifeLines digital platform and newsletter, on social media platforms and celebrated on stage at the Biocom California annual “Celebration of Life” gala on Thursday, November 16, 2023. The Life Science Catalyst Awards will honor standouts from the following areas:
- Biotechnology (healthcare, industrial, environmental)
- Medical devices
- Digital health
- Universities and research institutes
- Business consulting
- Venture capital
A list of past Catalyst Award winners may be found here.
About Biocom California
Biocom California is the leader and advocate for California’s life science sector. We work on behalf of more than 1,700 members to drive public policy, build an enviable network of industry leaders, create access to capital, introduce cutting-edge STEM education programs and create robust value-driven purchasing programs.
Founded in 1995 in San Diego, Biocom California provides the strongest public voice to research institutions and companies that fuel the local and state-wide economy. Our goal is simple: to help our members produce novel solutions that improve the human condition. In addition to our San Diego headquarters, Biocom California operates core offices in Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area, with satellite offices in Sacramento, Washington, D.C. and Tokyo. Our broad membership benefits apply to biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, genomics and diagnostics companies of all sizes, as well as to research universities and institutes, clinical research organizations, investors and service providers.