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Instinctif Partners Congratulates the Nominees for the European Mediscience Awards 2014

Instinctif Partners Congratulates the Nominees for the European Mediscience Awards 2014

22 May 2014, London: Instinctif Life Sciences (formerly College Hill) congratulates all the nominees shortlisted for the European Mediscience Awards 2014, especially those individuals and companies in the category, Commentator of the Year, of which Instinctif Partners is the sponsor.

Of Instinctif Life Sciences own clients, congratulations go to Prosensa Therapeutics (Best Communication award), Imperial Innovations (Company of the Year award) and Clinigen’s Peter George (Chief Executive of the Year award). The full list of nominees can be found here: and represents a broad cross-section of companies and individuals who have made significant difference to the sector from 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2014. 

Instinctif Partners has been a sponsor of the European Mediscience Awards for six years and is sponsor of the award for "Mediscience Commentator of the Year" which recognises the importance of clear and concise commentary on the sector. The criteria for the award are for 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. In-depth knowledge of the sector is a given; the Voting Panel looks for excellence in the way that knowledge is communicated to the wider audience.  Previous winners include the teams at BioCentury and EP Vantage, and 2013’s winner was Andrew Clark, Deputy Business Editor at The Times.  This year’s shortlisted nominees are the BioCentury team, John Carroll/FierceBiotech, the Scrip team and Matthew Goodman for The Sunday Times.

Commenting on the announcement of the shortlisted nominees, Melanie Toyne Sewell, Partner, Life Sciences and a member of the voting panel said:

"We congratulate all those who have been nominated and shortlisted for the European Mediscience Awards 2014.  The judging has been very difficult, with the breadth and depth of nominees and transactions in the sector exceeding previous years. This is a good sign of a healthy and growing Mediscience sector.  As always, we wish all finalists well and we look forward to the Awards dinner on 19 June 2014 where the winners will be announced.”

Instinctif Partners is a leading international business communications consultancy with an exceptionally strong focus in the Mediscience sector. Its Life Sciences team is unique in that it has expertise across financial, corporate, healthcare and marketing communications, with an integrated design, barnding and digital team. The Life Sciences practice also offers seamless global outreach with teams located in the UK, Germany, Australia and the US. Its client base spans pharma, biotechnology, medical devices, diagnostics, healthcare, laboratory supply and service providers in addition to venture capitalists, recruitment companies, not-for-profit, academic organisations and science-associated bodies.


For Further Information:

Sue Charles
Managing Partner, Life Sciences
Instinctif Partners
+44 (0)20 7457 2020

Melanie Toyne Sewell
Partner, Life Sciences
Instinctif Partners
+44 (0)20 7457 2020

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