Gold Leaf Awards
“The remarkable individuals and companies we recognize through the Gold Leaf Awards are great examples of the core strengths of Canada’s biotech ecosystem,” commented Andrew Casey, President and CEO of BIOTECanada. “Importantly, Canada’s global biotech success is founded in its ability to advance scientific innovation by leveraging a diverse and vibrant ecosystem comprised of individuals, companies and institutions located in every province across the country. It is this strength that establishes Canada’s biotech industry as a leader in developing the solutions that will help address the global social and economic challenges emerging from population growth and a changing climate.”
Company of the year: STEMCELL Technologies Inc.
Emerging company of the year (Health): Zymeworks Inc.
Visionary leadership: Joseph Garcia, Blake, Cassels and Graydon LLP
Leader in biotechnology research: Rebecca Dielschneider, University of Manitoba