16 Amazing Winners, In Photos

‘A welcome embrace,’ a rare glimpse of a Siberian tigress hugging a tree has won the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 competition, #WPY56.

The moving image by Russian photographer Sergey Gorshkov shows an Amur tigress hugging an ancient Manchurian fir tree at the Land of the Leopard National Park in Russian Far East.

Amur, or Siberian, tigers are found only in this region and it took more than 11 months for the photographer to capture this moment with

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UserTesting Announces Second Annual Illumi Award Winners at the Human Insight World Customer Conference

The illumi Awards recognizes brands who have achieved extraordinary success using human insights to deliver world-class customer experiences

UserTesting, a leading provider of on-demand human insights, today announced the winners of its second annual illumi Awards at Human Insight World (#HiWorld20). The UserTestingⓇ HiWorld™ customer conference brings together UX researchers, designers, marketers, and product managers from some of the world’s leading brands to learn, share, and discuss how to create great experiences, build innovative products, and launch impactful campaigns using real human insight to drive the decision-making process.

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UserTesting illumi Awards 2020 (Graphic: Business Wire)

“Great customer experiences start with human insight. Organizations that focus on customer empathy, particularly in today’s business climate, will continue to build brand loyalty, and long term success, said Andy MacMillan, CEO of UserTesting. “The illumi Awards highlight the incredible work our customers are

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Nobel Prize Winners In Chemistry And Physics Discuss Shattering Gender Norm, Redefining Women’s Roles

The first Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded 119 years ago, and on Wednesday for the first time in its history, two women won without having to share the prize with a man. Their groundbreaking development may shift the perception of women in scientific roles, and continue to disrupt the centuries-old mindset that women are second to men in innovation or in any field. 

Dr. Jennifer Doudna, a biochemist at UC Berkeley and French researcher Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier of the Max Planch Institute accepted the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing the CRISPR-Cas9 genetic scissors, a

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Astellas and LabCentral Announce Golden Ticket Winners

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Astellas Venture Management LLC (President: Kazunori Maruyama, Ph.D., “AVM”), a wholly-owned venture capital subsidiary of Astellas Pharma Inc., and LabCentral, a launchpad for early-stage life-sciences startups, today announced AXONIS Therapeutics, Inc. and Tenza as the winners of the Astellas-sponsored “Golden Ticket Competition”. A Golden Ticket award offers entrepreneurial scientists or emerging biotechnology startups one-year usage of LabCentral’s state-of-the-art lab facility in Cambridge, Massachusetts, as well as access to Astellas’ research and development (R&D) capabilities and business leaders.

AXONIS and Tenza were chosen for the strength of the innovation in their approach, the therapeutic potential of their research and alignment of their novel technological platforms with Astellas’ research and development (R&D) Focus Areas.

“In awarding these Golden Tickets, we are reinforcing Astellas’ ongoing commitment to discovering and advancing innovative science for the potential future benefit of patients worldwide,” said Maruyama, President, AVM. “We applaud

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Biocom Celebrates the Winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020

Biocom, the association representing the life science industry of California, issued the following statement regarding the announcement that the Nobel Prize in chemistry was awarded to Jennifer Doudna, Ph.D. of the University of California, Berkeley and Emmanuelle Charpentier, Ph.D. of the Max Planck Unit for the Science of Pathogens for their discovery of the genetic scissors CRISPR/Cas9.

“Since the discovery of CRISPR/Cas9 by Drs. Doudna and Charpentier – a result of resilience, curiosity and unfettered innovation – this genome editing tool has revolutionized the field of genetics,” said Joe Panetta, president and CEO of Biocom. “Dr. Doudna is an important visionary in the Bay Area and beyond, and her recognition speaks to the booming innovation in California’s unparalleled life science industry. Drs. Doudna and Charpentier have cemented themselves as tremendous role models for all women in STEM. Without their demonstrated determination, creativity and exploratory spirit, such game-changing scientific breakthroughs and

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Ping Identity Announces Winners of the 2020 Identity Excellence Awards

Leading enterprises across the financial services, insurance, biotech and retail industries recognized for achievements in identity security

Ping Identity (NYSE: PING), the intelligent identity solution for the enterprise, today announced the winners of the 2020 Identity Excellence Awards, a program that honors Ping Identity customers that are pioneering innovation and excellence in identity security. The recipients were awarded at Ping Identity’s first-ever virtual IDENTIFY conference.

“At Ping Identity, our customers are at the heart of everything we do,” said Andre Durand, CEO of Ping Identity. “We’re proud of our partnerships with these organizations and value their leadership in prioritizing best-in-class identity security that provides streamlined and simplistic user experiences.”

CEO’s Choice Award
Winner: Ticketmaster
Ticketmaster was recognized for modernizing its homegrown customer authentication and authorization environment. Ticketmaster faced distinct requirements for volume, scalability and security, yet has excelled at meeting these demands without compromising on customer experience.

Identity Innovation Champion

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These Are The Winners of The National Startup Awards 2020

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Over the years, India has emerged as one of the top technology startup hubs in the world. Marquee global investors have pumped billions of dollars in Indian startups as they set out to solve some of the prevalent pain points of one of the fastest growing economies in the world. The Indian government has also taken many initiatives to support the country’s startup ecosystem and now with ‘Vocal for Local’ more startups are emerging stronger.

To  recognize and commemorate the new-age enterprises in the country, the government today declared the results of National Startup Awards 2020.

Those startups that are recognized by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), have a product in the market, have all trade-specific registrations and no defaults in audited financial statements were eligible to participate.


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NAE announces winners of 2020 Simon Ramo Founders and Arthur M. Bueche Awards

Washington D.C., October 02, 2020 –
On Sunday, Oct. 4, during the 2020 annual meeting, the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) will present two awards for extraordinary impact on the engineering profession. The Simon Ramo Founders Award will be presented to Frances S. Ligler for her research contributions and leadership in engineering. The Arthur M. Bueche Award will be given to Arden L. Bement Jr. for his contributions to technology research, policy, and national and international cooperation.

Frances S. Ligler is the Ross Lampe Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering in the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University and the School of Medicine and College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ligler is being recognized with the Simon Ramo Founders Award “for the invention and development of portable optical biosensors, service to the nation and

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An interview with the winners of the 2020 Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology | Science

Recorded 01 October 2020


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The Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology acknowledges the increasingly active and important role of neurobiology in advancing our understanding of the functioning of the brain and the nervous system—a quest that seems destined for dramatic expansion in the coming decades.

The 2020 prize winner and finalists are a passionate and engaged group who are carrying out fascinating work at the forefront of their respective fields. Listen in as they are interviewed by Dr. Sean Sanders, Director and Senior Editor for Custom Publishing at Science. They talk about their research and how it intersects with their personal interests, as well as the impact that the coronavirus pandemic has had on their professional lives.

This international prize, established in 2002, encourages the work of promising young neurobiologists by providing support in the early stages of their careers. It is awarded annually for

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Inaugural Winners of Heroes of Science: Breakthrough Filmmakers Challenge Announced

TheWrap and the Breakthrough Prize Foundation today announced the winners of the inaugural “Heroes of Science: Breakthrough Filmmakers Challenge” – a new competition created to promote and support the development of films dedicated exclusively to science and scientists. The announcement was made at TheGrill 2020, TheWrap’s annual business conference focused on the convergence between entertainment, media and technology.

Competitors submitted a proposal for a short film about a Breakthrough Prize laureate. Each candidate was then judged by a panel of experts including filmmakers, scientists and science communicators, based on the proposal’s engagement with the laureate and their work, its characterization, creativity, clarity, accuracy and vision, as well as the filmmaker’s experience.

The six winners are:
Cutter Hodierne and John Hibey (US)
Dana Turken (US)
Grace McNally (US)
Hussain Currimbhoy (Sweden) and Carrie McCarthy (US)
Molly Murphy (US)
Thor Klein (Germany)

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