Finalists announced for Scottish Life Sciences Awards 2018

Posted on: 16/01/2018

Some of Scotland’s most dynamic life sciences companies and business leaders have been shortlisted for the Scottish Life Sciences Awards 2018.

Taking place on 28 February 2018 at the Glasgow Hilton, the Scottish Life Sciences Awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding achievements of individuals, companies and research organisations within the Scottish life sciences sector over the last 12 months.

Once again, competition was incredibly strong and it was a huge challenge for the judging panel to make their selection, so we would like to extend our congratulations to all the finalists.


Business Leadership (2017) – Sponsored by Opportunity North East

  • Dr Helen Erwood, CEO, ESPL Regulatory Consulting
  • Campbell Grant, Founder & CEO, Sitekit Ltd
  • Hugh Griffith, Founder & CEO, NuCana plc

Rising Stars: Extraordinary Talent (2017)

  • Dr Caroline Barelle, CEO, Elasmogen Ltd
  • Dr Julio Guerrero, MD, Metix Ltd
  • Dr Neil Wilkie, Director & COO, Mironid Ltd

Innovation – Sponsored by Haseltine Lake LLP

  • Orbital Diagnostics Ltd
  • Omega Diagnostics Group plc
  • TC BioPharm

Investment of the Year (2017) – Sponsored by Concept Life Sciences

  • Exscientia Ltd
  • NuCana plc
  • Quotient Ltd

Rising Stars: High-Growth Company (2017)

  • Aquila BioMedical Ltd
  • Synpromics Ltd
  • TC BioPharm

Innovative Collaboration – Sponsored by Booth Welsh

  • Albyn Housing Society in collaboration with NHS Highland and Carbon Dynamic
  • Clyde Biosciences Ltd
  • CorporateHealth International and OpenBrolly in collaboration with NHS Highland and the Digital Health & Care Institute

Sponsored by Waters UK, they will also be presenting an Outstanding Contribution Award to an exceptional life sciences leader in recognition of their contribution to Scotland’s life sciences industry.  All will be revealed on the night!

Visit the website for more information or to buy tickets:

If you would like to discuss opportunities for innovation in life sciences you can contact a member of KTN’s health, biotechnology or synthetic biology teams.

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