Abingdon, UK, 6 October 2017: – OBN (UK) Ltd, the membership organisation that supports the life sciences industry, are delighted to announce the winners of the prestigious OBN Awards 2017 that were presented last night in front of a sold-out audience of over 250 life science industry leaders at the Town Hall in Oxford.
The Awards, which are in their 9th year, celebrate the best of UK life sciences – from outstanding scientific innovation within biotech, medtech, digital, synthetic biology, to the companies that support the industry and the fundraisers that make it happen.
John Harris, CEO of OBN, said: “We received an outstanding number of entries this year; up a staggering 120% on last year, so competition was really tough. All of our winners and nominees this year are truly innovative and set a great example to the rest of the industry. We would like to thank all of our sponsors and supporters for helping make the awards a success, which acts as a reflection of how buoyant and supportive the industry is today.”
Best Start-up Medtech, Kindly sponsored by Premier Research
Winner – Oxford Endovascular
For creating novel ‘origami-like’ stents with improved performance and lower patient risk for treatment of intracranial aneurysms.