UBC Researchers and Spinoffs Among Life Sciences BC Award Winners

July 7, 2022

Life Sciences BC has announced the recipients of the 24th Annual Life Sciences BC Awards. These awards recognize the achievements of individuals, companies, and organizations that have had success in advancing successful health innovations and contribute to BC’s life sciences ecosystem.

UBC researchers and spin-off companies were among the awardees.

UBC-related Award Recipients


Dr. Don Rix Award for Lifetime Achievement in Life Sciences – Dr. Simon Pimstone


Deal of the Year – Precision NanoSystems

Life Sciences Company of the Year – Acuitas Therapeutics


The BC Life Sciences sector has received worldwide recognition for its innovation throughout the pandemic. While there are several BC companies and individuals who have and continue to make meaningful contributions, LSBC would like to recognize one person for his scientific entrepreneurialism and advancement of life sciences research through a Global Impact Award.

Global Impact Award – Dr. Pieter Cullis


Read the announcement