History of LSIA

2018

November 6, 2018

2018

Life Science Industry Awards were formally announced at the Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego. The Life Science Industry Awards recognize the life science suppliers that scientists consider best-in-class in 10 customer service, support and communications categories.

2016

June 28, 2016

2016

San Diego, CA Hosted by BioInformatics LLC at the Hilton San Diego, Bayfront the 2016 awards ceremony saw over 150 executives join together to network, socialize, and be recognized for their excellence in the life science industry. A voting body  again voted for the “best in class” in over 13 categories. We were grateful to include BroadOak, Chempetitive Group, and Digital Sciences among our sponsors for this year’s event. Picture from: Getty Images

2014

June 28, 2014

2014

Washington, DC Hosted by BioInformatics LLC at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, DC, the 2014 awards ceremony saw over 150 executives from 68 companies join together to network, socialize, and be recognized for their excellence in the life science industry. A voting body of over 3,000 scientists representing 71 countries once again voted for the “best in class” in over 27 categories. We were grateful to include BroadOak, Biotechnology Innovation Organization, Association of Commercial Professionals: Life Sciences, and Up There Every Where Intl. among our sponsors for this year’s event. Picture from: Urban Financial Services Coalition

2011

June 28, 2011

2011

Washington, DC The 2011 awards ceremony was held at the Grand Hyatt Washington on November 15, 2011 in conjunction with the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.  The event was the largest in the history of the awards with over 200 boisterous industry luminaries in attendance. The growing prominence of the event led to the generous support of The Chempetitive Group, C&EN, Loudon County, Navigrant, Pubget, The Science Advisory Board and The Life Science Executive Exchange.  Using industry best practices market research methodologies, almost 6,600 scientists were surveyed to reveal their 14 preferred suppliers in 29 product, communications and support categories. Picture From: Urban Financial Services Coalition

2008

June 28, 2008

2008

Boston, MA Co-sponsored by BioInformatics LLC and The Scientist, the 2008 awards were held at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel in Boston, concurrent with the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. Interestingly, Invitrogen and Applied Biosystems each had a strong showing in the days leading up to their merger, with the two future parts of Life Technologies taking home a combined 8 awards. Picture From: Hospitalityonline

2007

June 28, 2007

2007

Arlington, VA The 2007 Awards continued the tradition of naming the “best-in-class” in each of the 14 product categories and 6 communications and support categories based on a survey of Science Advisory Board members and readers of The Scientist. The 2007 Life Science Industry Awards® winners were announced on Monday, April 16, 2007 in an Executive Webcast hosted jointly by BioInformatics, LLC and The Scientist. Following the awards announcement, the finalists and winners were toasted at a reception hosted by The Scientist. Picture From: Century 21 Redwood Realty

2006

June 28, 2006

2006

Washington, DC By 2006, the Life Science Industry Awards® were clearly the most prestigious awards in the industry. The awards were again based on a survey of Science Advisory Board members and readers of The Scientist. In 2006, award winners in 18 categories were announced at a ceremony in April concomitant with the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting. The Life Science Executive Exchange became a second sponsoring partner this year, promoting the event to its members. Photo Credit: Monika Mahajani

2004

June 28, 2004

2004

Washington, DC The Scientist selected BioInformatics LLC to survey life scientists and to tabulate their votes. The Science Advisory Board became a sponsoring partner. With this addition, the voting population of life scientists was expanded to include both The Science Advisory Board members and readers of The Scientist. More than 2,000 life scientists voted for the awards. To reflect the expanded base of customers voting on the awards, the name was changed to the Life Science Industry Awards®. The number of categories was also expanded to 18. Winners were feted at an awards ceremony in December, again coinciding with the American Society for Cell Biology annual meeting. Photo Credit: Monika Mahajani

2003

June 28, 2003

2003

San Francisco, CA The Scientist again surveyed its readers in 2003. Awards were made in ten categories. In 2003 award winners were announced at a ceremony coinciding with the American Society for Cell Biology annual meeting in San Francisco in December. Picture From: Safe Travel

2002

June 28, 2002

2002

Washington, DC Initiated by The Scientist, the Life Science Industry Awards® were originally called The Scientist Readers’ Choice Awards. Winners were selected based on a survey of The Scientist’s readers. The results were announced in December with awards given in nine categories. Photo Credit: Monika Mahajani