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Excellence Awards – Shortlists Announced

27 Oct 2021

We are delighted to announce the shortlists for the 2021 Excellence Awards. Look out for the announcement of the winners in December along with our full Awards Report

The shortlist categories are divided into FOUR groups:

Excellence Categories – These categories look at achievements in our  core areas of excellence and include everything from Covid-19 Response to Social Impact.

Sector Excellence – These categories look at achievements within each individual market sub-sector and can include everything from notable business expansion through innovation to diversity and environmental initiatives.

Firms of the Year – These categories look at achievements by specific types of companies and includes everything from new market entrants to finance and legal firms.

Deals of the Year – The most notable finance and M&A deals from the research period.

 

*Please note that we also have awards for individuals, the winners of which will be announced in our Awards Report alongside the other category winners

Excellence Categories

BUSINESS EXPANSION

  • Biocept, Quest Diagnostics
  • Google, Ascension
  • IceCure, Terumo
  • Leica Microsystems
  • Olympus
  • Osso VR
  • Switchback Medical

COVID-19 RESPONSE

  • Abbott
  • Avacta
  • BD
  • Eurofins
  • Iceni
  • Insilico
  • Kantaro
  • Luminex
  • Ortho Clinical
  • PerkinElmer
  • PRA, PWNHealth, Fulgent Genetics
  • Qiagen
  • Quidel
  • Roche
  • Thermo Fisher

INNOVATION

  • 30M Genomics
  • Allabout
  • CMR Surgical
  • King’s College London (KCL)
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Consortia
  • Medtronic
  • RMIT
  • Tulane University
  • Turn Therapeutics
  • UW Madison

PRODUCT LAUNCH

  • Abbott
  • Abingdon Health, BioSure
  • Blink Science
  • Boston Scientific
  • CHF Solutions
  • Endospan
  • Explorer Surgical
  • HeartFlow
  • Kardium
  • Medtronic
  • Mesa Biotech
  • Orthofix Medical
  • PARI Pharma
  • Philips
  • Roche
  • Sensyne Health
  • Siemens
  • Smith+Nephew
  • Thermo Fisher
  • Valencell

RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

  • Abbott
  • Inspira Technologies Oxy Bhn
  • Ortho Clinical
  • Philips
  • Qiagen
  • Quidel
  • Renovia

SOCIAL IMPACT

  • FemTech Lab
  • Galt Pharmaceuticals
  • Virti

Sector Excellence

DEVICE DEVELOPMENT

  • Abbott
  • Activ Surgical
  • BD
  • BioIntelliSense
  • Bio-Rad Laboratories
  • Boston Scientific
  • Getinge
  • Medtronic
  • PerkinElmer
  • Philips
  • Progentec, GSK
  • Quidel
  • Siemens
  • Thermo Fisher

DIAGNOSTICS

  • Geneoscopy
  • HeartFlow
  • Illumina
  • Infermedica
  • MIT
  • Quest Diagnostics
  • Roche
  • Thermo Fisher

IMAGING

  • Aidoc
  • Canon Medical
  • Medtronic
  • MIT
  • Nanox
  • Philips
  • RapidAI
  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Warsaw University of Technology (WUT)

MANUFACTURING

  • Corza Health
  • Dexcom
  • Glidewell
  • Raumedic

MATERIALS

  • BD
  • LifeNet Health
  • Lumendi
  • Medtronic
  • RMIT
  • Turn Therapeutics

MONITORING

  • Biogen, Apple
  • Medtronic
  • QIAGEN

TREATMENTS

  • Boston Scientific
  • EmitBio
  • Philips, NICO.LAB

Firm of the Year

DISRUPTOR

  • Capsule Technologies
  • Click Therapeutics
  • Decipher Biosciences
  • GenMark Diagnostics
  • Grail Inc
  • Immunai
  • Livongo Health
  • Mesa Biotech
  • Preventice Solutions
  • Soliton
  • Teladoc Health

FINANCE

  • Bank of America
  • Barclays
  • Centerview Partners
  • Citigroup
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Evercore
  • J.P. Morgan Securities
  • Morgan Stanley
  • The Goldman Sachs Group

LEGAL

  • Cooley
  • DLA Piper
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson
  • Goodwin Procter
  • Jones Day
  • Kirkland & Ellis
  • Latham & Watkins
  • Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
  • Ropes & Gray
  • Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
  • Sullivan & Cromwell
  • Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

NEWCOMER

  • Blink Science
  • Immunai
  • Inspira Technologies Oxy Bhn
  • Nasus Pharma
  • Novai
  • Odin Medical
  • Renata Medical
  • Sensyne Health
  • Vysioneer

PRIVATE EQUITY/VC

  • Bain Capital
  • BC Partners
  • CVC Capital Partners
  • EQT Partners
  • GIC
  • Hellman & Friedman
  • Pamplona Capital Management
  • Permira
  • The Blackstone Group
  • The Carlyle Group
  • Triton Investment Management

SME

  • Bio-Rad Laboratories
  • Capsule Technologies
  • Mesa Biotech
  • Omniome Inc

Deal of the Year

FINANCE

  • Intuitive Surgical
  • Medline Industries
  • Siemens Healthineers
  • BeiGene
  • Novartis
  • Maravai LifeSciences
  • Johnson & Johnson

M&A (impact)

  • Boston Scientific acquires Lumenis
  • Hellman & Friedman acquires Cordis
  • DiaSorin acquires Luminex
  • Honeywell acquires Sparta Systems
  • Illumina acquires GRAIL
  • Magstim acquires EGI product portfolio
  • Microsoft acquires Nuance Communications
  • Novo Nordisk acquires Emisphere Technologies
  • Pear Therapeutics and Thimble Point Acquisition merger
  • Roche and GenMark Diagnostics merger
  • Siemens Healthineers acquires Varian Medical Systems
  • Teladoc Health and Livongo merger
  • Vitrolife acquires Igenomix

M&A (innovation)

  • Abénex acquires Inlog Holdings France
  • Abiomed acquires preCARDIA
  • Aspen Surgical acquires Protek Medical Products
  • Change Healthcare acquires Nucleus.io
  • DJO acquires MedShape
  • GE Healthcare acquires Zionexa
  • Hologic acquires SOMATEX
  • Infosys acquires Kaleidoscope Innovation
  • Intersect ENT acquires Fiagon
  • Magstim acquires EGI product portfolio
  • Microsoft acquires Nuance Communications
  • NuVasive acquires Simplify Medical
  • Olympus acquires Veran Medical Technologies
  • Smith & Nephew acquires Integra’s extremities business
  • Terumo acquires Quirem Medical
  • Wenzel Spine acquires Statera Spine