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Instinctif Partners congratulates its clients and all short listed nominees for the European Mediscience Awards 2015

Instinctif Partners congratulates its clients and all short listed nominees for the European Mediscience Awards 2015

7 May 2015, London, UK: Instinctif Partners, the business communications consultancy, congratulates all the nominees shortlisted for the European Mediscience Awards 2015, announced today 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 Clinigen (Best Communication award), Nanobiotix (Best Technology award) and Prosensa’s Hans Schikan (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 2014 to 31 March 2015.  Good luck to all nominees.

"Mediscience Commentator of the Year" which recognises the importance of clear and concise commentary on the sector is sponsored by Instinctif Partners for the seventh year.  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, Andrew Clark, Deputy Business Editor at The Times and 2014’s winner John Carroll from FierceBiotech.. This year’s shortlisted nominees are the team at BioCentury, Makiko Kitamura from Bloomberg, Amy Brown from EP Vantage, Andrew Ward from The Financial Times and Mike Ward from Informa/SCRIP.

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 2015.  The judging is always difficult, with the breadth and depth of nominees and transactions in the sector exceeding previous years. As always, we look forward to the Awards dinner on 11 June 2015 where the winners will be announced and we can celebrate the achievements in the sector.”

Instinctif Partners is a leading international business communications consultancy with an exceptionally strong focus in the Mediscience sector. Its Life Sciences team has expertise across financial, corporate, healthcare and marketing communications, and integrates design and digital into its communications mix. 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
+44 (0)20 7457 2020

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

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Sue CharlesManaging Partner

Melanie Toyne-SewellManaging Partner