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IowaBio Opens Nominations for the Iowa Biotech Leader Award

Events, News, See All | 01/20/2020

Iowa Biotech Association

DES MOINES, Iowa, January 17, 2020 – The Iowa Biotechnology Association (IowaBio) announced it is now accepting nominations for this year’s Iowa Biotech Leader Award, to be presented by the award sponsor, America’s Cultivation Corridor, on March 11 at its annual Partnering for Growth conference.

The award will be presented to an individual who, in the past year, has demonstrated the following traits and commitment to advancing Iowa’s biotech industry:

Leadership – The individual has a leading role in their organization and within the industry.
Innovation – The individual has consistently demonstrated an ability to bring innovative biotechnology products and/or services to the marketplace.
Advocacy – The individual works effectively with other business and public policy leaders to promote and advance the biotech industry in Iowa.

The recipient is determined by a committee of individuals with roles in Iowa’s biotechnology industry.

Nominations will be accepted from Friday, January 17 to Friday, February 7 at www.iowabio.org/biotechleader.

IowaBio’s Partnering for Growth conference brings innovators, investors and biotech leaders together for a two-day event that features a biotech pitch competition, a series of informative industry track presentations, a 1:1 meeting scheduler, keynote speeches, and networking opportunities for collaboration within the industry.

The event will be held on March 10 and 11 at the FFA Enrichment Center located on the DMACC Campus in Ankeny. Interested participants may register www.iowabio.org/pfgregister.