Georgia Bio Awards 2021 Golden Helix to VERO Biotech for Best Deal of the Year

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

VERO Biotech LLC, an Atlanta, Georgia-based biotechnology company focused on saving lives, alleviating suffering, and improving the health economics of care, today announced that the company was awarded the coveted Golden Helix "Best Deal of the Year" Award for 2021 by Georgia Bio, the state's life science trade association. VERO Biotech was recognized in the category of Private Financing, in a virtual awards ceremony last night.

Georgia Bio Awards 2021 Golden Helix to VERO Biotech for Best Deal of the Year

The Golden Helix Awards celebrate the contributions and achievements of Georgia legislative, academic, corporate and other organizational leaders working to advance the growth of the life sciences industry and foster strategic partnerships that can create a healthier world. The event is expected to draw 300 of the state's life sciences industry leaders.

"We are honored to be recognized by Georgia Bio for our senior secured funding from Runway Growth Capital," said Brent V. Furse, CEO and President, VERO Biotech. "The confidence that Georgia Bio and Runway Growth Capital have placed in VERO Biotech is a reflection of the hard work and dedication of the entire company to develop and bring innovative delivery systems to those suffering from cardio-pulmonary diseases."

Now in its 23rd year, the Golden Helix Award winners showcase the best in innovation and leadership in Georgia's community. Georgia Biopresents awards to individuals and companies in nine categories: Industry Growth; Lifetime Achievement; Deals of the Year; Community; Innovation; Emerging Leader; Biotech Teacher of the Year; Legislator of the Year; and the Metro Atlanta Chamber sponsored Phoenix Award. Winners are some of Georgia's hardest working innovators and entrepreneurs producing advanced medicines, diagnostics and technologies to improve medical care.