National healthcare business awards recognise the work of organisations from the North

On 8th June, we had the pleasure to celebrate the achievements of healthcare and life sciences organisations from across the UK during the Medilink UK Awards held is association with the Med-Tech Innovation Expo in Birmingham.

The winners were chosen from a shortlist which consisted of winners of the regional Medilink Awards, including the North of England. Their remarkable contribution to the life sciences sector and improving patient care was recognised in seven categories.

This year, the awards honoured two winners from the North of England and announced six highly-commended from the region, as follows:

Export Achievement Award – Highly Commended: High Force Research, GBUK

Advances in Digital Healthcare Award – Highly Commended: Synopsis Healthcare

Delivering Innovation into Health and Care Award – Highly Commended: CaptureStroke

Innovation Award – Highly Commended: Yourgene Health

Partnership with Academia Award – Winner: Paxman

Start-Up Award – Winner: Drill Surgeries

Special Recognition Award by Med-Tech Innovation – Response to COVID-19 – Winner: QuantuMDx

Ton Elliott, Managing Director at Medilink North of England, said: “It was great to gather together last week at the Medilink UK Awards and Med-Tech Innovation Expo and witness the strength of the UK healthcare and life sciences sector. We are proud to see a number of highly-commended businesses from the North of England and two winners from our region, whom we had the pleasure to recognise during our own Medilink North of England Healthcare Business Awards in May. Congratulations to all the shortlisted companies and winners – your talents and innovations are a proof of our sector’s excellence.”