Medilink North of England were delighted to celebrate the achievements of the life sciences and med tech sector across the north at the annual Medilink Healthcare Business Awards 2023.
The prestigious event held on 23rd March, was opened this year by Mr Iain Hennessey, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon and Clinical Director of Innovation at the new Alder Hey Children’s Health Park who gave a truly inspiring introduction to the evening.
The awards recognised organisations in the life science sector who in the past year have excelled in different areas, including Innovation, Advances in Digital Healthcare, Export Achievement, Partnership between Academia and Business, Partnership with NHS in both Primary and Acute Care, Start-up, One to Watch and Outstanding Achievement. This year also saw the introduction of the Sustainability Award for the first time, to recognise the commitment to change within an organisation.
10 life science companies from across the North of England were selected as winners at the ceremony, which saw 200 attendees from life science and MedTech organisations from across the region come together to celebrate and reflect on the past year.
Winners were announced across the ten categories, including:
Managing Director of Medilink, Tom Elliott, spoke of the awards ceremony, “It was a fantastic experience being back in Manchester for our Healthcare Business Awards. The achievements of all shortlisted companies throughout last year were phenomenal and our winners did exceptionally well to stand out in such well contested categories. I am also very grateful to our headline and awards sponsors without whom this event wouldn’t have been such a great success.”
Further information on the winners:
Brandon Medical is an innovative, multi-award-winning UK designer and manufacturer of SMART turnkey equipment for acute and primary healthcare providing hospitals and clinics worldwide with reliable, high-quality and affordable medical equipment packages.
Seda maximises value through integrated pharmaceutical development and clinical pharmacology expertise. The company enables the rapid and efficient development of optimal medicinal products with a focus on developing challenging molecules.
Evergreen Life provide innovative digital solutions to the NHS including primary and secondary care systems, clinical services, cutting-edge research, and a patient-facing PHR app.
Marsden has been a supplier of weighing instruments since 1926. From a family-owned manufacturer and service provider to the NHS and businesses, to now a growing and successful, private equity backed, health technology company.
Definition Health provides industry-leading solutions to the adoption of digital healthcare with its innovative web-based apps designed to re-focus care back on the patient and optimise hospital workflows.
Xploro is a disease agnostic and clinically validated patient engagement platform using augmented reality, gameplay and an artificially intelligent Avatar Guide to reduce anxiety for young patients undergoing medical treatment.
MediBiosense are revolutionising the future of healthcare. Providing medical wearable technology and solutions they are changing the way health is measured and tracked and transforming the landscape of medical treatment.
Liopa is the first company to release commercially available lipreading technology based on VSR (Visual Speech Recognition), with the first application being its SRAVI app (www.sravi.ai).
Ethoss Regeneration design and develop synthetic biomaterials used during dentistry and oral surgery to encourage new bone growth and provide an ethical treatment option for patients.