Manchester Success at Bionow AwardsFriday, November 12th, 2010
Over 200 people from the Northwest’s biomedical sector gathered last night (Thursday 11th November) at the 10th Northwest Biomedical Awards at Mere Golf and Country Club.
The awards, organised by Bionow, the Northwest Regional Development Agency’s (NWDA) biomedical cluster support group, were a resounding success and showcased the very best of the region’s world class biotechnology sector.
The Manchester winners were:
Biomedical Start Up Company of the Year (sponsored by Baker Tilly)
Winner: Bioxydyn Ltd
Healthcare Project of the Year (sponsored By TrusTech/NHS)
Winner: Femestim, The University of Manchester
Biomedical Company of the Year (sponsored by AstraZeneca/MedImmune)
Winner: Epistem Plc
Biotech Personality of the Year – Dr Martino Picardo, UMIC
Other winners on the night included Liverpool-based Prokyma Technologies – Innovation in Diagnostics Project of the Year award. Eden Biodesign won Biomedical Project of the Year.
Emerging Biomedical Project of the Year was won by The University of Liverpool . Jane King-Haughey of Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics won the Promising Biomedical Technologist award.