AbCellera Wins Fast Company's Innovative Team of the Year Award and Is Named to the 2020 Best Workplaces for Innovators List

July 29, 2020

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - AbCellera has been named to Fast Company's 2020 list of Best Workplaces for Innovators and awarded the Innovative Team of the Year.

Fast Company’s list of Best Workplaces for Innovators honors companies that "share a commitment to unlocking the potential of creative individuals and diverse teams." AbCellera's team, which includes data scientists, engineers, programmers and scientists, removes bottlenecks in drug discovery and works collaboratively with biotech and pharma companies to bring new therapies to patients. By innovating at every step, AbCellera's team and technology are able to quickly scan, decode, and analyze antibodies from natural immune systems to discover antibodies that can be developed into novel treatments.

AbCellera's Pandemic Prevention Platform (P3) team was named the 2020 Innovative Team of the Year, which honors the team "that went above and beyond to achieve a significant breakthrough." The P3 team was recognized for developing antibody countermeasures against COVID-19, including LY-CoV555, the fastest therapeutic antibody molecule ever developed. Together with its partners, AbCellera's P3 team moved LY-CoV555 from first screen to clinical testing in 90 days and was the world's first human study of a potential antibody treatment for COVID-19.

Visit Fast Company for the full list of Best Workplaces for Innovators and more on the Innovative Team of the Year.