Life Sciences BC names Companies of the Year

LifeSciences British Columbia announced today that Nexterra Energy and OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals are the co-recipients of the 2009 Life Sciences British Columbia Company of the Year Awards for Bioenergy. These awards are presented annually to recognize individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the development of British Columbia’s life sciences industry.

“We all know what a challenging business environment the world is facing,” commented Karimah Es Sabar, President of LifeSciences British Columbia, “So it’s even more important during such times that we celebrate and continue to nurture these great accomplishments. These recipients have all proven during the course of their careers that great science and the application and commercialization of that science continue to be achieved right here in British Columbia. We extend our warmest congratulations and appreciation to each of the Award recipients.”

The LifeSciences 2009 awards will be presented on April 8th, 2009 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Vancouver.