LinkPad: The Post-BIO 2015 Wrap Up

My colleague from the US posted a BIO 2015 Wrap Up on Friday.  I wanted to add a few notables specifically for Canada:

Congratulations once again to the recipients of the Gold Leaf Awards

  • 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

Impressive examples of collaborations and partnerships were announced on tuesday:

All in all, a great experience once again at BIO.  I continue to be impressed by the number of countries represented, the level of engagement by all stakeholders present, and the top notch panels of experts and interesting topics.  I’m really looking forward to BIO 2016!