Awards Categories


16 hotly contested award categories have been chosen to help shine a light on the breadth and depth of breakthroughs, transactions and deal making that have taken place during the 12-month qualifying period.

The categories acknowledge and celebrate the achievements of fledgling life science start-ups all the way through to Pharma giants, and everyone in between. There will be an individual Winner and a Highly Commended in each category.

Before entering the nomination site please ensure you have:

1. Selected the most appropriate category(s) you'll be entering and check for validity of entry
2. Identified your lead applicant / internal champion who will respond to any correspondence from the ELA team
3. Pre-prepared your submission in accordance with the category criteria, spending time crafting your detailed submission.
4. A company logo and your website URL that you can upload alongside your submission
 
Any questions, please email lifestars@lsxleaders.com 
Seed Stage Finance Raise-1

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 level.

CRITERIA AND ENTRY
Series A Finance Raise Of The Year-1

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.

CRITERIA AND ENTRY
Series B Finance Raise Of The Year-1

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.

CRITERIA AND ENTRY
Series C Finance Raise Of The Year-1

Series C (and beyond) 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 C or beyond level.

CRITERIA AND ENTRY
IPO Of The Year-2

Hosted by

 

Kempen

CRITERIA AND ENTRY
Post-IPO Equity Raise Of The Year-1

Post-IPO Equity 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 Firm Of The Year-1

Hosted by

 
L&W

 

CRITERIA AND ENTRY
Pharma BD Team Of The Year-1

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.

CRITERIA AND ENTRY
Biotech Company Of The Year-1

Hosted by

 

MSD Inventing For Life

 

CRITERIA AND ENTRY
Medtech Company Of The Year-1

Hosted by

L&W

 

CRITERIA AND ENTRY
Healthtech Company Of The Year-1

Healthtech of the Year

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

CRITERIA AND ENTRY
Private Company CEO Of The Year-1

Private Company CEO of the Year

This award recognises a private company CEO that has demonstrated truly outstanding and exemplary leadership in their company and wider industry.

CRITERIA AND ENTRY
Public Company CEO Of The Year-1

Public Company CEO of the Year

This award recognises a publicly-listed company CEO that has demonstrated truly outstanding and exemplary leadership in their company and wider industry.

CRITERIA AND ENTRY