Winner of BiotechBuilders Award 2017
SenzaGens Chairman, professor Carl Borrebaeck, has been granted the prestigious BiotechBuilders Award for his pioneering medical research and role as entrepreneur within Life Science as co-founder to SanzaGen, Immunovia, Alligator Bioscience and BioInvent. The award was given at the annual BiotechBuilders event in Stockholm the 28th of August 2017. Through his commitment in SenzaGen, Carl Borrebaeck has contributed to the development of GARD – a gene based test for evaluation of chemical substances with allergenic properties, which reduce the need for animal testing.
Carl Borrebaeck received the BiotechBuilders Award with the motivation that he is a successful multi-entrepreneur who has contributed to the creation of numerous new life science companies, including Alligator Bioscience, Immunovia, BioInvent and SenzaGen. Also, his efforts in building scientific networks, among others Medicon Village, NOME(Nordic Mentor Network for Entrepreneurship) and Cancer Crosslink Conference, his position as a successful ”biotech builder“ makes him a valued representative figure for the Swedish Life Science industry.
This is BiotechBuilders Award
Each year one exceptional entrepreneur receives the BiotechBuilders award. The award is a token of appreciation and an inspiration to individual driving forces within the industry. The winner of the BiotechBuilders Award is a person who embodies the entrepreneurial fundamentals, laying way for the future of the Swedish Life Science industry and tackles challenges towards reaching the goal. The winner of the BiotechBuilders Award is announced and presented at the annual BiotechBuilders event.
You can influence who will receive this year’s BiotechBuilders Award! By nominating and motivating why the nominee has been important for the Swedish Life Science Industry, you can feature this person at the annual event for the industry leaders. The ideal candidate has a moral and ethical attitude towards the biotech business and should
BiotechBuilders Award winners
Carl Borrebaeck (2017)
Mathias Uhlén (2016)
Saeid Esmaeilzadeh & Ashkan Pouya (2015)
Gunilla Lundmark (2014)
Thomas Eldered (2013)
Johan Malmqvist (2012)
Hans Wigzell & Conny Bogentoft (2011)
Elisabeth Lindner (2010)
Torbjørn Bjerke (2009)
Nominate a candidate for BiotechBuilders Award
The nomination for this year´s event has ended and the candidates for the BiotechBuilders Award is being reviewed. The winner will be presented at the annual BiotechBuilders event the 28th August. More information about the winner will be found on this page after the event has taken place.