Novozymes CEO lands BIO’s George Washington Carver Award

March 30, 2012 |

In Washington, Bio has named Steen Riisgaard as the recipient of its 2012 George Washington Carver Award for innovation in industrial biotechnology to recognize his significant contributions to the industrial biotechnology field.

Under Riisgaard’s leadership, Novozymes is creating tomorrow’s industrial biotechnology solutions and improving the use of our planet’s resources, while reducing reliance on fossil fuels. Riisgaard will receive the award and also deliver a short address during a May 1, 2012 plenary lunch session at the BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology & Bioprocessing. The conference is being held at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando April 29-May 2.

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