Professor Tony Weiss is the University of Sydney’s McCaughey Chair in Biochemistry, Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biotechnology, Leader of the Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine Node at the Charles Perkins Centre, and Professor at the Bosch Institute. Professor Weiss is the scientific founder of the clinical stage company Elastagen Pty Ltd. He is an inventor on over forty awarded patents in fifteen fields and serves on nine editorial boards. Professor Weiss is a Fellow of seven societies, including Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences & Engineering, and Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. Recent awards include Innovator of Influence Award, ASBTE Research Excellence Award, RACI Applied Research Medal and the inaugural FAOBMB Entrepreneurship Award.