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nucleus awards

Our Nucleus Award Honorees

The Nucleus Awards honor the region’s leaders in innovation and recognize visionaries who are commercializing promising technology, allocating capital, cultivating our STEM workforce, and convening the community.

2023 Nucleus Award Honorees

Commercialization Award

Daniel M. Skovronsky, M.D., Ph.D.

Executive Vice President, Chief Scientific and Medical Officer, and President, Lilly Research Laboratories, Eli Lilly and Company

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Capital Award

Margaret Berger Bradley

Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, Ben Franklin Technology Partners

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Cultivator Award

Sheila D. Ireland

President & CEO, Philadelphia OIC

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Convener Award

Sulaiman W. Rahman

President & CEO, DiverseForce

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2022 Nucleus Award Honorees

Commercialization

Jeff Marrazzo
Spark Therapeutics

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Capital

James Burnett
VestedIn

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Cultivator

Jimmy White IV
Four Seasons

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Convener

Shannon Morales
Tribaja

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2021 Nucleus Award Honorees

Commercialization

Max Perelman
Biomeme

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Capital

Della Clark
The Enterprise Center

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Cultivator

Tracey Welson-Rossman
TechGirlz, Chariot Solutions

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Convener

Michelle Freeman
Witty Gritty

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2020 Nucleus Award Honorees

Commercialization

Benjamin Doranz, Ph.D., MBA
Integral Molecular

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Cultivator

Sylvester Mobley
Coded by Kids

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Convener

Aurora Archer
The Bellatrix Group, Opt-In Podcast

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2019 Nucleus Award Honorees

Commercialization

Mihir Shah & Matthew Campis
UE LifeSciences

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Cultivator

Wil Reynolds
Seer Interactive

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Convener

Kiera Smalls
Philly Startup Leaders, City Fit Girls

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The Nucleus Awards

Celebrate leaders in our region who convene the community, commercialize promising technology and cultivate the future of STEM, during our biggest night of the year.

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