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Weaver Gaines to Present Namesake Award

Gainesville, FL – December 9, 2021 – BioFlorida’s 2021 Weaver H. Gaines Entrepreneur of the Year Award will be presented by its namesake, Weaver Gaines, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Evren Technologies, Inc. The award honors individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the growth of Florida's life sciences industry in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, medical technology or bioagriculture.

Gaines will be presenting the award at the annual BioFlorida conference in Orlando (Dec. 8-10). As a founding director of BioFlorida, Gaines is thrilled with their growth as an organization and is looking forward to attending the event.

“These individuals are the primary drivers of progress and innovation in the field.” Gaines said, “It is always a pleasure to recognize their efforts and I’m grateful for the opportunity to do so.”

The 2021 BioFlorida Conference will be hosted at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld, from December 8-10. Online registration is available on BioFlorida’s website (link).

About Evren Technologies

Evren Technologies, founded in 2018, is a privately-held medical device company headquartered in Newberry, Florida, near the University of Florida. Evren’s mission is to advance the treatment of PTSD and other psychological disorders through wearable neuromodulation products. The Company’s initial product, the Phoenix™, provides transcutaneous vagal nerve stimulation (tVNS) to treat PTSD in an effective, discreet earbud design.

About BioFlorida

BioFlorida is the voice of Florida's life sciences industry, representing 6,700 establishments and research organizations in the BioPharma, MedTech, Digital Health and Health Systems that collectively employ nearly 94,000 Floridians.


M. Blythe Karow

Evren Technologies, Inc.

President & CEO

352.533.3381 x702

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