FAOBMB Entrepreneurship Award

The FAOBMB Entrepreneurship Award is given triennially to a biochemist or molecular biologist, in recognition of outstanding achievement in entrepreneurship in biochemistry or molecular biology, especially innovation and creativity in research or technology, and their translation to broader aspects. Applicants must be members of a constituent Society or Group within FAOBMB with at least 2 years of continuous membership immediately prior to the nomination. The recipient will present his/her work in a suitable forum at the annual FAOBMB Conference in the year of the award, at which the recipient will receive complimentary registration. The award winner will also receive an honorarium and travel/accommodation allowance (the amounts are subject to change over time), provided by FAOBMB and sponsoring organizations.

The previous FAOBMB Entrepreneurship Award was presented in 2023 at the 30th FAOBMB Conference held in Bangkok, Thailand (22-25 November, 2023).

A call for applications for this Award was made, with a closing date of 15 May 2023 (NOW CLOSED)

Here are the links to the detailed Guidelines and Application form for the Entrepreneurship Award in 2023.

Information and documents for this award in 2026 will be placed here in due course

[For further information about this Award, please write to info@faobmb.com]

Past Award Winners

Award Year Winner
FAOBMB Entrepreneurship Award 2023 Professor Junichi Takagi
FAOBMB Entrepreneurship Award 2020 No award was made
FAOBMB Entrepreneurship Award 2017 Professor Masatoshi Hagiwara
FAOBMB Entrepreneurship Award 2014 Professor Anthony Weiss

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