The Excellence Rankings celebrate the greatest achievements and innovations in the industry. The programme provides a platform to recognise the people and companies that are driving change.

Our programme is designed to highlight excellence within the sector by looking at a range of corporate activities including deals, business projects and company initiatives, both internal and in the community.

What is Research and Development (R&D)?

This category includes organisations that have demonstrated a commitment to the research and development of new products and/or new processes. This can include discovering or creating a unique material, transferring a research or technology development to practice, improving the performance of an existing product or creating a new simulation or design tools.

The category also includes companies that have made significant investments into their R&D processes.

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Themes

COVID-19 has been a major factor influencing the research and development initiatives of medical device companies who have launched a variety of test kits throughout the research period. Cancer testing kits have been another area of focus.

The COVID pandemic has also been a catalyst for the development of AI devices, as many disease surveillance systems and innovative patient flow solutions are making use of the technology. 

There is specific growth in the development of AI-based devices in areas such as diagnostics, oncology and cardiovascular. Companies have also been developing AI-based virtual assistant tools for patient support.

Ranking Categories

This category highlights medical device companies that have developed cloud-based solutions during the research period.


This category comprises medical device companies that have developed COVID-related solutions during the research period.


This category includes companies that have developed various types of devices during the research period.


This category highlights medical device companies that have developed diagnostics solutions during the research period.


This category comprises medical device companies that have developed imaging solutions during the research period.


This category consists of medical device companies that have developed manufacturing technologies during the research period.


This category comprises medical device companies that have developed monitoring solutions during the research period.


This category highlights medical device companies that have developed oncological solutions during the research period.


This category includes medical device companies that have developed telehealth solutions during the research period.


This category comprises medical device companies that have developed test kits during the research period.


This category consists of medical device companies that have developed various types of treatments during the research period.


This category highlights medical device companies that have launched trials during the research period.


This category comprises university institutions which have engaged in medical device R&D during this research period.