The business awards celebrate the achievements, breakthroughs and innovations of companies operating or moving into the healthcare, med tech or bioscience sector. The applications have been reviewed by an independent panel of judges to select the winning companies, who will be crowned winners on the night.
Winners of the Medilink Midlands regional awards are then automatically shortlisted for the national Medilink UK awards, which will take place on 1 October.
The shortlisted companies are:
One to Watch Award, sponsored by HORIBA UK
For businesses that show a great deal of potential.
Start Up Award, sponsored by Nottingham Trent University’s Medical Technologies and Advanced Materials Research Theme and the Medical Technologies Innovation Facility
For newly established companies which show a promising future.
Export Achievement Award, sponsored by Midlands Engine
For substantial growth in overseas earnings and commercial success.
Delivering Innovation in to Health and Care, sponsored by the East the West Midlands and East Midlands Academic Health Science Networks (Health Innovation Network)
For an innovation that is being adopted by the NHS and that has demonstrated an impact on efficacy, patient outcomes and NHS system costs.
Innovation Award, sponsored by Potter Clarkson
For the development of innovative technology, design and/or processes that have produced a major improvement in business performance & impacted the market.
Outstanding Achievement Award, sponsored by Mills & Reeve LLP
For an outstanding achievement that has had a significant or vital impact on the company and market showing potential for continued growth.
The event will be hosted by acclaimed stand-up comedian and freestyle rapper Chris Turner. It is set to be an exciting evening of celebration with over 150 industry professionals expected to attend.
Dr Darren Clark, Chief Executive of Medilink Midlands, said: ‘The Medilink Midlands Business Awards will showcase the top companies from across the region, with the winners going on to the National Medilink UK awards, as some of the finest life science companies from across the country. The shortlisted companies have already proven that they’ve made huge amounts of progress and we wish them all the very best of luck on the night.’
Tickets are still available for the Medilink Midlands Business Awards 2021. For further details and to register your free place, click here.