2020 Annual Awards Program


JULY 29, 2020

The 2020 Annual Awards Program as evolved significantly over the past few weeks, and will now be along the lines of a video documentary focused on the successes of 2019, heroes of COVID-19, the current unrest in the country and, of course, the lifetime achievement of some of our community’s leaders.

The final broadcast will be presented to the public at 4:00 pm Wednesday, July 29 through the Life Sciences PA website. Further details on how to tune in to the event will be shared in the coming weeks, but no purchase or registration will be required to view.

Click here to read about the 2020 award winners, finalists and honorees.

July 29, 2020

Interested in Attending?

More information will come soon, but no purchase or registration will be required to view.

A broadcast event

Many Thanks to our Event Sponsors

DArcy Consulting
Fisher Scientific
Huntington Kraus Financial Group
Independence Blue Cross
Morgan Lewis
Pepper Hamilton
PHL Life Sciences
Sanofi Pasteur

2020 Award Nominations

Each of the awards presented at the Life Sciences PA Annual Awards Program recognizes a contribution that helped shape the life sciences industry into what it is today. This is your chance to tell us who you believe should be honored at this year’s Annual Awards Program.

Please Note: Organizations and individuals are eligible to self-nominate for all award categories.


Deadline for award nominations has passed.

Emerging Company of the Year

Life Sciences Pennsylvania’s Emerging Company of the Year Award recognizes a Pennsylvania-based company or organization of 100 employees or fewer that has experienced significant growth and/or achievement in 2019, while contributing positively to its community and the overall life sciences business climate of the Commonwealth. The Emerging Company of the Year Award is evaluated based on Fundraising/Revenue Growth, Business Plan Performance, Product Innovation, Community Impact, and Entrepreneurship & Leadership.

Deal of the Year Award

The Deal of the Year Award recognizes an organization or organizations which have promoted the growth of Pennsylvania’s life sciences industry by way of a substantial deal or strategic partnership. The organization(s) receiving the Award will have closed a deal or strategic partnership in 2019 that resulted in the continued growth and advancement of Pennsylvania’s life sciences industry. The deal can have occurred at any stage of product development or level of organization maturity.

Patient Impact Award

LSPA’s Patient Impact Award recognizes a medicine, therapy, device, company or organization that made a significant contribution to the quality of healthcare or length of life of patients in 2019. Eligible organizations include medical device, diagnostic, pharmaceutical, biotechnology companies or research institutions with significant operations in Pennsylvania.

Scientific Achievement Award

The Scientific Achievement Award recognizes a scientist or team of scientists in the Pennsylvania life sciences community who have demonstrated outstanding achievement by advancing knowledge, innovation, and/or patient care.

Highlights from 2019

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