The World Technology Network (WTN) announced Oct. 24 that both the Wyss Institute at Harvard University and Wyss founding Director Don Ingber won awards in the biotechnology category. The awards honor the world’s most significant innovators in science and technology who are “creating the 21st century” — and the Wyss Institute made an impressive showing, having won in two separate categories: one for an organization, and one for an individual.

Last year, Wyss Institute core faculty member James J. Collins won the WTN award in the biotechnology category in recognition of his work in synthetic biology and antibiotic drug discovery.

 

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