Here are The Wall Street Journal's 2006 Technology Award winners for Biotech-Medicine and Medical Devices:
Pfizer/Nektar Therapeutics, U.S.
Nominees: Both companies say too many individuals were involved to single out individuals.
Innovation; Exubera, a powdered inhalable insulin for the treatment of diabetes.
Incisive Surgical, U.S.
Nominee: John L. Shannon, Jr., President and CEO
Innovation: Insorb, a mechanical skin stapler that places absorbable staples underneath the skin.