• 2016 BioUtah Award Nominations
  • BioUtah will accept nominations beginning July 18th through September 2nd for awards in the following categories:

  • Public Service Award

    Recognizes the significant contributions and achievements made by an individual or organization that has enhanced the business environment for Utah’s life science ecosystem through public service.

    Corporate Award

    Recognizes the company that best demonstrates the highest standards of quality, community building, and success that showcase Utah’s desirability as a place to do business and commitment to Utah’s life science industry. 

  • Individual Award

    Recognizes a leader in the life science field who has made a substantial scientific, service and/or professional contribution to Utah’s life science community.

    Entrepreneurial Spirit Award

    Acknowledges an individual that has taken risk and shown commitment, vision and entrepreneurial spirit, accomplishing change by advancing life science innovation.


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  • Nomination Requirements:

    • Winning nominees should be available to accept the award at the Utah Life Science Summit Awards Luncheon on Thursday, October 6th from 12:30 PM - 2:00 PMPrevious winners are not eligible to receive the same award.
    • Please provide all requested information to best represent the candidate to the committee. 
    • Nominators may suggest which category they believe the nominee is most applicable. However, the selection committee reserves the right to consider nominees for whichever category they deem most fitting.
    • Previous winners are not eligible to receive the same award. Below is a list of previous award winners:


  • Public Service Award
    BioInnovations Gateway
    Tami Goetz
    Kevin Jessing


    Corporate Award
    (new award in 2014)

    Zions Bank

  • Individual Award
    S. George Simon
    Suzanne Winters
    Dixie Sells

    Entrepreneurial Spirit Award 
    (new award in 2015)

    Richard Linder