To encourage more scientists to translate their research, MVA-member, BioInnovation Institute (BII), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and Science collaborate to host an annual award. Through the BioInnovation Institute & Science Prize for Innovation, the editors of Science seek to recognize bold researchers who are asking fundamental questions at the intersection of the life sciences and entrepreneurship.
The winner prize is 25,000 USD, and the winner will have their essay published in Science magazine. In addition there are 2 x 10,000 USD runner-up prizes. The runner-ups will have their essays published in Science magazine, digital.
MVA strongly encourag all Medicon Valley based scientists to consider applying. Deadline is November 1st.