The Dennis K. Stone Award is presented to an individual who has positively affected quality of life by raising awareness and funds for life science research, who has impacted innovation to bring discoveries to commercial relevance, and who has given back to their community and those in the scientific field as a supporter, mentor, leader, or educator. This individual will have:

  • served as an active champion of the region as a place to build successful life science businesses.
  • contributed to the formation or growth of a North Texas-based life science business.
  • generously contributed their time or money to help the North Texas life science community.
  • inspired or mentored others to make their own contribution to the North Texas life science industry.

Past recipients of the Award are:

2015 – Phil Ralston, CEO and Co-Founder of MacuCLEAR.

2016 – Dennis K. Stone, Chief Scientific Officer of Remeditex Ventures.

2017 – Lyda Hill, Philanthropist and Entrepreneur.

2018 – Darlene Boudreaux, Entrepreneur, CEO of TECH Fort Worth, founder Cowtown Angels.

Nominee information is reviewed by the Nomination Committee with selection results announced early September of each year.  The Award will be presented at the annual iC3 Life Science Summit.

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Nomination closes August 15th 2019.