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Biophotonics Technology Innovator Award

The Biophotonics Technology Innovator Award is presented annually for extraordinary achievements in biophotonics technology development that show strong promise or potential impact in Biology, Medicine, and Biomedical Optics. The award targets achievements that span disciplines and may include elements of basic research, technology development, and clinical translation. $2,000 honorarium.





Elizabeth M.C. Hillman, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA is the 2018 recipient of the Biophotonics Technology Innovator Award in recognition of her notable scientific contributions in optical imaging techniques for biological applications.

Previous Recipients of the Biophotonics Technology Innovator Award

2014 - Naomi J. Halas
2013 - Aydogan Ozcan


2014 - Naomi J. Halas

The SPIE Awards Committee has made this recommendation in recognition of her invention of biocompatible nanoparticles and their innovative applications in imaging, diagnostics, and photothermal cancer therapy.

SPIE Professional April 2014

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2013 - Aydogan Ozcan

The SPIE Awards Committee has made this recommendation in recognition of his seminal contributions to computational imaging, sensing, and biophotonics technologies impacting telemedicine and global health challenges.

SPIE Professional July 2013

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