22nd June 2012, London: College Hill Life Sciences is delighted to congratulate the team from BioCentury for winning the 2012 award for the "Mediscience Commentator of the Year " at the European Mediscience Awards on 21st June 2012 in recognition of the BioCentury publication’s clear and concise commentary on the Life Sciences sector.
The accolade for "Mediscience Commentator of the Year" was sponsored by College Hill Life Sciences; this is the 4th year that we have been sponsors of the event as a whole. This award is a recent addition to the event, since 2009, and can be awarded to an analyst, a journalist, a columnist, a research house, a specialist website or a team that is dedicated to providing sharp, perceptive and penetrating commentary about the sector. BioCentury has won this award before in 2010, and other past winners include the team at EP Vantage and The Times.
Now in its 19th year, BioCentury Publications, Inc. is internationally recognized as the leading provider of value-added information, analysis and data for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, investors, academia and government on the strategic issues essential to the formation, development and sustainability of life science ventures. It employs a fully integrated multimedia platform — including publications, video, online data solutions and conferences — to provide its audience with authoritative and up-to-date intelligence about corporate strategy, partnering, emerging technology, clinical data, public policy and the financial markets. The BioCentury team comprises industry-recognized business and science editors and writers.
After presenting the award, Dr Lynne Trowbridge, Partner, College Hill Life Sciences, said:
"BioCentury is essential reading to multiple audiences in the life sciences sector – from the senior management and Boards of pharma and biotech companies, to the institutions that invest in them and the analysts and other media that write about them. We are delighted that BioCentury has won the award this year.”
College Hill was pleased to host a table at the event and to congratulate our client, Prosensa Therapeutics on winning the “Emerging Star Award”. To read more click here
Melanie Toyne Sewell, Associate Partner at College Hill and Head of Financial Communications, Life Sciences is part of the judging panel for the awards.
About the European Mediscience Awards Dinner
The European Mediscience Awards celebrates the best in the quoted life science, healthcare and biotech industries. It is the premier networking event for all stakeholders working in or with quoted mediscience companies in Europe and has over 500 attendees. Nominations for the awards can be made online from the beginning of April via the event website www.mediscience-event.co.uk where the criteria for each award and a full list of eligible companies can also be viewed. To be eligible for an award, the majority of the business of the company, and its subsidiaries, must be in the healthcare (animal and human), medical, pharmaceutical, biotechnology or life sciences sectors. In addition, a significant part of the company's, and its subsidiaries', activities should involve scientific research and development which may or may not be product specific.
For Further Information:
Managing Partner, Life Sciences
+44 (0)20 7457 2020
Melanie Toyne Sewell
Associate Partner, Life Sciences
+44 (0)20 7457 2020
Ford Sinclair Events
+44 (0)1277 350 557
Jo Thomas / Christine Restall
jo[at]ford-sinclair.co.uk / chris[at]ford-sinclair.co.uk