AWARD CATEGORIES


18 Life Science Award Categories to choose from

There is no fee is to nominate. Companies are invited to enter a maximum of 2 categories.

All qualifying criteria relates to the period between 1 September 2021 and 1 September 2022

There will be an individual Winner and a Highly Commended in each category. 


Seed-Stage
Finance Raise of the Year

  • Must be a fundraise by a private company
  • Must be a company with European headquarters
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Series A
Finance Raise of the Year

  • Must be a fundraise by a private company
  • Must be a company with European headquarters
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Series B
Finance Raise of the Year

  • Must be a fundraise by a private company
  • Must be a company with European headquarters
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Series C (& beyond)
Finance Raise of the Year

  • Must be a fundraise by a private company
  • Must be a company with European headquarters
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IPO
of the Year

  • Must be a public company
  • Must be a company with a European headquarters
  • Must be an IPO (primary, up-listing or dual-listing) NOT a secondary placement or follow-on
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Post-IPO Equity
Raise of the Year

  • Must be a public company
  • Must be a company with a European headquarters
  • Raise must be a secondary placement, follow-on or PIPE, NOT an IPO, up-listing or dual-listing
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Venture Capital
Firm of the Year

  • Open to venture capital firms only
  • Firm must have more than 20% portfolio holdings in healthcare and/or life sciences companies
  • Firms must have headquarters in Europe
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Deal of the Year
(<€500m)

  • Deal size must be less than €500m
  • The lead company must be a European Life Science company
  • Open to private or public companies WITH peers, pharma, commercial leaders or big tech
  • Deal can be either a licensing deal, single asset acquisition or collaborative agreement involving a particular drug, project or group of drugs/projects
  • A license, partnership or alliance between companies NOT M&A
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Deal of the Year
(>€500m)

  • Deal size must be equal to or greater than €500m
  • The lead company must be a European Life Science company
  • Open to private or public companies WITH pharma, commercial leaders or big tech
  • Deal can be either a licensing deal, single asset acquisition or collaborative agreement involving a particular drug, project or group of drugs/projects
  • A license, partnership or alliance between companies NOT M&A
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M&A
Deal of the Year

  • The lead company must be a European Life Science company
  • Open to private, public companies, pharma, commercial leaders or big tech
  • Deal must be an M&A deal NOT a license, partnership or alliance
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Pharma BD
Team of the Year

  • Open to all pharma companies and large cap large cap biotech companies with a market capitalisation that is $10bn or above.
  • Open to all business development teams or cross-company teams on a specific deal/project
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Biotech
Company of the Year

  • Open to all Biotech therapeutic companies with European Headquarters
  • Open to all biotech companies companies with a market capitalisation that is €10bn or less
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Medtech
Company of the Year

  • Open to all Medtech/Medical Device/Diagnostics companies with European Headquarters
  • Open to all Medtech/Medical Device/Diagnostics companies companies with a market capitalisation that is €10bn or less
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Healthtech
Company of the Year

  • Open to all Healthtech companies with European Headquarters
  • Open to all Healthtech companies with a market capitalisation that is €10bn or less
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Private Company
CEO of the Year

  • Open to CEOs of privately owned life science companies
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Public Company
CEO of the Year

  • Open to CEOs of publicly-listed life science companies
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Black-Led Business
Leader of the Year

  • Must be a Founder or C-suite level member of a private company
  • Must be a company registered with European headquarters
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Women-Led Business
Leader of the Year

  • Must be a Founder or C-suite level member of a private company
  • Must be a company registered with European headquarters
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