• BioUtah Sector Specific Awards

  • On behalf of BioUtah, Governor Gary Herbert will present 4 industry specific awards at this year's luncheon. Those nominated for these awards include the following:

  • 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.   


    • Barbara Wirostiko
    • Robert M. Wolfarch, C.Q.A
    • BioInnovations Gateway

    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. 


    • AdvanSci Bio
    • Jade Therapeutics, Inc
    • Zien Medical Technologies, LLC
    • Zions Bank

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


    • Barbara Wirostiko
    • Kimball Thomson
    • S. George Simon


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

    • David Robinson
    • Richard Linder
    • Shawn Fojtik 
    • Troy D'Ambrosio