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Why enter the European Lifestars Awards

 
Pre-event
 
• All finalists highlighted on the appropriate category web page listing
• All finalists acknowledged on social media and LinkedIn channels
• Company summary inclusion in a pre-ceremony awards brochure marketed to our global community
• Finalists personally introduced to the appropriate award category host
 
On the night
 
• Finalists to receive onsite branding and logo placement on all AV and physical signage 
• Finalists company summary inclusion in the onsite ceremonial awards brochure
• Winner and a highly commended exclusively announced in each category
• All winners accept a crystal award onstage with promotional photo with award partner and celebrity host
• All winners gain a short promotional video opportunity off-stage following the award acceptance
• Winners and highly commended announced on social media and LinkedIn channels in realtime 
 
Post-event
 
• Finalists company summary inclusion in the post-show winners brochure marketed to our global community
• All winners gain support with releasing a post-show press release
• Finalists and winners listed on the awards website for a 9-month post-ceremony campaign
 

 

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2019 categories

  

Seed-Stage Finance of the Year

SEED-STAGE FINANCE RAISE OF THE YEAR

This award recognises a European life science company that has successfully completed a significant, impactful or transformational private fundraise at Seed-Stage level.

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Series A Raise

Series A Finance Raise of the Year

This award recognises a European life science company that has successfully completed a significant, impactful or transformational private fundraise at Series A level.

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Series B Finance Raise of the Year

This award recognises a European life science company that has successfully completed a significant, impactful or transformational private fundraise at Series B level.

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IPO of the Year

IPO of the Year

This award recognises a European life science company that has successfully completed a significant, impactful or transformational IPO on any international exchange.

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Post-IPO Equity Finance Raise of the Year

Post-IPO Equity Finance Raise of the Year

This award recognises a European life science company that has successfully completed a significant, impactful or transformational secondary placement or follow-on equity raise (not debt) on any international exchange. CRITERIA AND ENTRY

Venture Capital

Venture Capital Firm of the Year

This award recognises a European venture capital firm that has created value for its portfolio, demonstrated truly outstanding investment decision making and outperformed peers.

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CVC

Corporate Venture Capital Firm of the Year

This award recognises a European corporate CV firm that has created value for its portfolio, demonstrated truly outstanding investment decision making and outperformed peers in earn-outs.

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Deal of the Year <

Deal of the Year (<£500m)

This award recognises European organisations who have executed a truly transformational and high value licensing deal.

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Deal of the Year (>£500m)

This award recognises the teams and organisations who have executed a truly transformational and high value licensing deal.

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M&A Deal of the Year

M&A Deal of the Year

This award recognises European organisations who have executed a truly transformational and high value M&A.

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Pharma BD Team

Pharma BD Team of the Year

This award recognises a BD team from a pharma or large cap biotech company that has excelled in sourcing, executing and delivering extraordinary and transformational deals that created significant value.

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CT

Clinical Trial of the Year

This award recognises a European life science company that has realised a significant milestone in the clinic for a new therapy, drug, diagnostic tool, digital application or medical device.

CRITERIA AND ENTRY
Market Approval of the Year

Market Approval of the Year

This award recognises a European life science company that through excellence in strategy, process, patient focus and negotiation was able to successfully negotiate market approval. 

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CRO of the Year

CRO of the Year

This award recognises a European Contract Research / Contract Commercial Organisation that has delivered truly outstanding and exemplary results in game-changing clinical-based programmes.  CRITERIA AND ENTRY

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Biotech Company of the Year

This award recognises a European Biotech (drug discovery, pre-clinical, clinical, OTM therapeutic) company that has demonstrated superior excell

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Medtech Company of the Year

Medtech Company of the Year

This award recognises a European Medtech (device, surgical, diagnostic) company that has demonstrated superior excellence in strategy, process, focus and execution. 

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Healthtech Company of the Year

Healthtech Company of the Year

This award recognises a European Healthtech (digital health, digital therapeutics, databases, applications and wearables) company that has demonstrated superior excellence in strategy, process, focus and execut

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CEO of the Year

CEO of the Year (Joint Award)

This award recognises both a private and publicly-listed company CEO that has demonstrated truly outstanding and exemplary leadership in their respective companies. 

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