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Heritage Day Awards

Heritage Day Awards

Since 2002 we have honored the achievements and promise of the sciences and technologies through our signature event, Heritage Day.


Heritage Day is a celebration: of the awardees’ extraordinary accomplishments, of the remarkable history of science and technology, of fellowship and camaraderie. Hundreds of people join us for Heritage Day each May.

Three awards are given out at Heritage Day each year:

Heritage Day 2019 Highlights

 

 
Heritage Day 2019 Award Winners

American Institute of Chemists Gold Medal winner Henry F. Schaefer III, Othmer Gold Medal winner Sangeeta Bhatia, and Richard J. Bolte Sr. Award for Supporting Industries winner Frederick Frank.
Othmer Gold Medal Winner

Sangeeta Bhatia (right) receives the Othmer Gold Medal Award plaque from Robert G. W. Anderson, president and CEO of the Science History Institute.
Networking

Heritage Day guests enjoy time to network after a panel.
Richard J. Bolte Sr. Award for Supporting Industries Winner

Frederick Frank (right), chair of EVOLUTION Life Science Partners, receives the Bolte Award plaque from Frank Bolte, president of the Bolte Family Foundation.
Adopt-a-Collection

Heritage Day guests browse the many items available during our Adopt-a-Collection event.
Othmer Gold Medal Panel

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, chair and managing director of Biocon, Ltd. (left), and Othmer Gold Medal winner Sangeeta Bhatia (right) speak during the “The Convergence of Technology in Driving New Paradigms of Innovation” panel.
American Institute of Chemists Gold Medal Winner

Henry F. Schaefer III proudly shows off his award plaque from the American Institute of Chemists.
Richard J. Bolte Sr. Award for Supporting Industries Presentation

Bolte Award winner Frederick Frank presents “Financing the Biopharma Industry: A Historical Perspective” before a luncheon in his honor.
American Institute of Chemists Gold Medal Panel

Heritage Council Chair Gary Patterson, professor emeritus of Chemical Physics and Polymer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, served as moderator of the “Orthonormality and Orthodoxy: Following Truth Wherever It Leads” panel.
Reception

Heritage Day guests enjoy a reception between panel discussions.
 
Heritage Day 2019 Award Winners


American Institute of Chemists Gold Medal winner Henry F. Schaefer III, Othmer Gold Medal winner Sangeeta Bhatia, and Richard J. Bolte Sr. Award for Supporting Industries winner Frederick Frank.