Reservations are open for our 2014 Awards & Celebration Dinner, to be held Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 5:30pm at The Standard Club.
This year's Business Leadership Award will be presented to Japanese pharmaceutical giant Takeda, which has invested in the FutuRx Incubator at the Weizmann Science Park in Ness Ziona, Israel. Accepting the award for Takeda will be Tetsuyuki Maruyama, Ph.D. (right, top), Corporate Officer, General Manger & Head of the Pharmaceutical Research Division of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Ltd. and Graeme R. Martin, Ph.D. (right, second from top), President and CEO of Takeda Ventures, Inc.
The Sandler Award will be presented to Michael Rosen (right, third from top), Senior Vice-President New Business Development of Forest City Science + Technology Group. Michael serves as a Senior Vice-President of the America-Israel Chamber of Commerce Chicago, and is the senior Co-Chair of its Life Science Practice Group.
Aaron Freeman (right, bottom), Stand Up Comedian, Artist, Cartoonist, Blogger and Torah Maven will be the evening's Master of Ceremonies.
The dinner is Co-Chaired by Jane C. Fischer, Trygve, LLC; Beth Kopin, Kopin Interiors; Terence Porter, Ph.D., Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Ltd.; Michael Rothstein, Tabet DiVito & Rothstein LLC.
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