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Nominations | Eligibility | Key dates | Shortlist and winners

The shortlist is announced

Winners will be announced at the gala dinner on Thursday 16 June 2022.

2022 Shortlist and winners


Best Communication Award

Sponsored by | Consilium Strategic Communications 

Shortlist

  • Alliance Pharma plc
  • Calliditas Therapeutics AB
  • Ergomed plc
  • Evotec AG
  • Hikma Pharmaceuticals plc
  • Medica Group plc

Breakthrough of the Year Award

Sponsored by | FTI Consulting 

Shortlist

  • Arecor Therapeutics plc
  • argenx
  • AstraZeneca plc
  • Calliditas Therapeutics AB
  • Destiny Pharma plc
  • Molecular Partners AG

Best Technology Award

Sponsored by | MC Services  

Shortlist

  • Aptamer Group plc
  • Arecor Therapeutics plc
  • ONWARD Medical NV
  • Oxford Nanopore Technologies plc
  • Spectral MD Holdings Ltd
  • Transgene

The Emerging Star Award

Sponsored by | Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) 

Shortlist

  • bit.bio
  • BiVictriX Therapeutics plc
  • Microbiotica Ltd
  • MiNA Therapeutics
  • Quell Therapeutics Ltd
  • Sitryx Therapeutics
  • Synaffix BV
  • Vicore Pharma Holding

Mediscience Media Commentator of the Year Award

Sponsored by | Instinctif Partners 

Shortlist

  • BioCentury Team
  • Clive Cookson/ Financial Times
  • Fierce Biotech Team
  • Financial Times Health Team
  • Siegfried Hofmann and Maike Telgheder/ Handelsblatt
  • Melanie Senior/ In Vivo

Capital Market Transaction of the Year Award

Sponsored by | LifeSci Partners 

Shortlist

  • Abivax
  • argenx
  • Heidelberg Pharma AG
  • Induction Healthcare Group plc
  • Oxford Biomedica plc
  • Oxford Nanopore Technologies plc

Most Significant Contribution to the Mediscience Sector Award

Sponsored by | SP Angel  

Shortlist

  • Baillie Gifford
  • Mads Krogsgaard Thomsen/ Novo Nordisk Foundation
  • Antoine Papiernik/ Sofinnova Partners
  • Andreas and Thomas Strüngmann
  • Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation
  • Wellcome Trust

Best Newcomer Award

Sponsored by | Bryan, Garnier & Co 

Shortlist 

  • Aelis Farma
  • Amniotics AB
  • Arecor Therapeutics plc
  • Oxford Nanopore Technologies plc
  • Spectral MD Holdings Ltd
  • Vimian Group AB

Chief Executive of the Year Award

Sponsored by | Panmure Gordon 

Shortlist

  • Lisa Anson/ Redx Pharma Ltd
  • Christian Hogg/ HUTCHMED
  • Sarah Howell/ Arecor Therapeutics plc
  • Stuart Quin/ Medica Group plc
  • Miroslav Reljanovic/ Ergomed plc

Company of the Year Award

Sponsored by | WG Partners 

Shortlist

  • ALK-Abelló A/S
  • argenx
  • AstraZeneca plc
  • Calliditas Therapeutics AB
  • Ergomed plc
  • Novo Nordisk A/S

2022 Key dates

The period under review for all Awards is 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022. 
 

w/c Monday 7 March 2022 – nominations open

Monday 11 April 2022 – nominations close

Thursday 5 May 2022 – Voting Panel meeting

Friday 6 May 2022 – shortlist announced

Thursday 16 June 2022 – winners announced at the European Mediscience Awards 2022 

2022 Nominations

Nominations for the 2022 awards are now closed. Sign up above to be in time for next year.  

Eligibility

  • To be eligible, the majority of the business of the company, and its subsidiaries, must be in the healthcare (animal and human), medical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology or life sciences sectors.
  • In addition, a significant part of the company’s, and its subsidiaries’, activities should involve scientific research and development which may or may not be product specific.
  • These awards are open to quoted mediscience companies on recognised exchanges throughout Europe.
  • For the Emerging Star category, this award was designed for private mediscience companies, although recently quoted public companies could also be considered, at the discretion of the Voting Panel.