Throughout its history, MBF Bioscience has been recognized numerous times for the quality of our products, being an active member of the community, and a responsible small business. Here are some of the awards MBF has won over the years.
The U.S. Small Business Administration presented a prestigious Tibbetts Award to MBF Bioscience during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C. on May 16th, 2013. The Tibbetts Award is presented annually to companies who are beacons of promise and models of excellence in high technology. The award recognizes MBF Bioscience for a number of accomplishments: technological innovation, serving federal Research and Development needs, encouraging diverse participation, and increasing the practical commercial use of federal research.
We earned the distinction of being named one of the Best Places to Work in Vermont three times. The award honors employers who strive to create better workplaces for their employees, in turn benefiting the state’s economy. The list of companies is compiled by Best Companies Group in an effort to recognize excellence among state employers.
Jack Glaser, president and founder of MBF Bioscience, was named the 2007 Vermont Small Business Person of the Year by the US Small Business Administration. Glaser founded MicroBrightField (renamed MBF Bioscience in 2005) with his father, Dr. Edmund M. Glaser in 1987. He was selected for his outstanding leadership related to his company’s staying power, growth, sales, innovation, and community contributions.
For over ten years, MBF Bioscience has supported the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf, which provides fresh produce, bread, and groceries to Vermont families in need. “I have seen how beneficial the food shelf’s work is,” said MBF Bioscience President Jack Glaser. “They provide a really important service to people who are less fortunate than we are, and I believe that it is a responsibility of businesses to support their local community.”
MBF Bioscience President Jack Glaser appeared on the cover of Business People-Vermont magazine. Read the informative feature article “Microscopic Vision” to find out how MBF Bioscience got its start, and how researchers like neuroscientist Henry Markram are using our products today to make important advances in a range of scientific fields.
MBF has been awarded over 20 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants to develop a number of successful, innovative products to aid in scientific research. We have received prestigious grant funding from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), and the National Science Foundation (NSF).