ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Georgia Bio today announced recipients for the Phoenix Award sponsored by the Metro Atlanta Chamber. Receiving the Phoenix Award are theUniversity of Georgia and Merial for their dynamic collaboration, which has led to worldwide contributions to animal and human health care.
The recipients will receive their awards at the Georgia Bio Annual Awards Dinner January 23, 6 pm to 9 pm, at Atlanta’s Fox Theater.
The Phoenix Awards are presented annually by the Metro Atlanta Chamber Bioscience Leadership Council in conjunction with the Georgia Bio to recognize the year’s best collaboration between an academic institution and a company that has made an outstanding contribution to the growth the bioscience industry in Georgia. These awards represent the iconic “rising from the ashes” of the Phoenix — a symbol of strength, tenacity and leadership.
“This partnership is a shining example of how our industry leaders, corporate community and advanced research universities can not only work together, but accelerate ideas through common interests, strategic objectives and like-minded goals. Coming together to find that common purpose ultimately leads to great advancements and creates high-paying jobs for Georgians,” says David B. Hartnett, Vice President of Bioscience Industry Development for the Metro Atlanta Chamber.