European Mediscience Awards
  • Nominations open Monday 2 March 2015
  • Nominations close Friday 17 April 2015
  • Voting Panel meeting Thursday 30 April 2015
  • Shortlist published on website Friday 1 May 2015
  • European Mediscience Awards 2015 Thursday 11 June 2015

2015 winners

1. Best Communication Award

Sponsored by Consilium Strategic Communications

Picture shows, left to right:

Ewoud Welten, Vice President, Kempen & Co; Amber Bielecka, Partner, Consilium Strategic Communications; Geraldine O’Keeffe, Partner, Life Sciences Partners (accepting the award on behalf of Galapagos NV); and Louise Minchin, awards presenter.

2. Breakthrough of the Year Award

Sponsored by Hume Brophy

Picture shows, left to right:

Ewoud Welten, Vice President, Kempen & Co; Mary Clark, Managing Director, International Healthcare, Hume Brophy; Ole Larsen, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Bavarian Nordic AS (winner); and Louise Minchin, awards presenter.

3. Best Technology Award

Sponsored by Life Sciences Partners

Picture shows, left to right:

Ewoud Welten, Vice President, Kempen & Co; Geraldine O’Keeffe, Partner, Life Sciences Partners; Dr Hendrik Liebers, Chief Financial Officer, Probiodrug AG (winner); and Louise Minchin, awards presenter.

4. Mediscience Commentator of the Year Award

Sponsored by Instinctif Partners

Picture shows, left to right:

Ewoud Welten, Vice President, Kempen & Co; Melanie Toyne-Sewell, Partner, Life Sciences, Instinctif Partners; Andrew Ward, FT (winner); and Louise Minchin, awards presenter.

5. Capital Market Transaction of the Year Award

Sponsored by Euronext

Picture shows, left to right:

Ewoud Welten, Vice President, Kempen & Co; Albert Ganyushin, Head of International Listings, Euronext; Reinhard Kandera, Chief Financial Officer, Valneva SE (winner); and Louise Minchin, awards presenter.

6. Most Significant Contribution to the Mediscience Sector Award

Sponsored by Shore Capital

Picture shows, left to right:

Ewoud Welten, Vice President, Kempen & Co; Brian White, Head of Healthcare, Shore Capital; Dan Mahony, Polar Capital Holdings plc (winner); and Louise Minchin, awards presenter.

Winner: Dan Mahony – Polar Capital Holdings plc

www.polarcapital.co.uk

Winner of the Most Significant Contribution to the Mediscience Sector Award

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7. Chief Executive of the Year Award

Sponsored by Panmure Gordon & Co

Picture shows, left to right:

Ewoud Welten, Vice President, Kempen & Co; Dr. Lucinda Crabtree, Healthcare Specialist Sales Director, Panmure Gordon; Rachel Gravesen, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, Genmab A/S, accepting the award on behalf of Jan van de Winkel; and Louise Minchin, awards presenter.

Winner: Jan van de Winkel/Genmab A/S

www.genmab.com

Winner of the Chief Executive of the Year Award

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8. The Emerging Star Award

Sponsored by Peel Hunt

Picture shows, left to right:

Ewoud Welten, Vice President, Kempen & Co; Paul Cuddon, Healthcare and Life Sciences Analyst, Peel Hunt; Eliot Forster, Chief Executive Officer, Immunocore Ltd. (winner); and Louise Minchin, awards presenter.

9. Company of the Year Award

Sponsored by Canaccord Genuity

Picture shows, left to right:

Ewoud Welten, Vice President, Kempen & Co; Julie Simmonds, Healthcare Analyst, UK Research, Canaccord Genuity; André Choulika, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Cellectis SA (winner); and Louise Minchin, awards presenter.