Northwest Biomedical Awards winners announced

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Over 200 people from the Northwest’s biomedical sector gathered last night (Thursday 12th November) at the annual 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.

Mark Hughes, NWDA Executive Director of Economic Development, said:

“England’s Northwest is one of the UK’s top three biomedical clusters, home to world class biotechnology companies and internationally renowned research capability in this sector. The Northwest Biotechnology Awards recognises excellence in the sector and rewards the success and achievements of the people and organisations that are making a significant contribution to the industry and the region.”

The winners were:

Biomedical Project of the Year (sponsored By Pannone LLP)
Winner: ICX-RHY Project, Intercytex

Healthcare Project of the Year (sponsored By TrusTech/NHS)
Winner: The Oesophageal Doppler guided intraoperative fluid management in major surgery, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Innovation in Diagnostics Project of the Year (sponsored by ThermoFisher)
Winner: Candidaemia Species, Myconostica

Promising Biomedical Technologist of the Year (sponsored by Novartis Vaccines)
Winner: Dr Christian Zakian, University of Manchester

Emerging Technology Project of the Year (sponsored by Waters Corporation)
Winner: Renephra, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Biomedical Start Up Company of the Year (sponsored by Baker Tilly)
Winner: Biofortuna Ltd

Biomedical Company of the Year (sponsored by AstraZeneca/MedImmune)
Winner: Advanced Medical Solutions

Personality of the Year – Dr Sharon O’Kane, Renovo

Outstanding Contribution – Dr Linda Magee, MAHSC

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