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Instinctif Partners Congratulates the Winners of the Lifestars Awards 2018

Instinctif Partners Congratulates the Winners of the Lifestars Awards 2018

London, UK, 23 November 2018 – Instinctif Partners, the business communications consultancy, congratulates all the winners of the Lifestars Awards 2018 (in association with Jefferies). The Lifestars Awards is an international C-suite event, which was held on 13 November in London to commemorate the successes of key industry players across Europe and the US over the last 12 months. The prestigious awards were attended by over 300 global life science leaders, investors and deal makers, and key stakeholders.

Congratulations goes to the 6 clients of Instinctif Partners Life Sciences’ practice who won or were highly commended across 6 of the highly coveted award categories. These are:

EU Private Finance Raise of the Year (>£30m)

  • Crescendo Biologics, UK Highly Commended

EU Deal of the Year

  • Hookipa Pharma (with Gilead) Winner
  • Microbiotica (with Roche/Genentech) Highly Commended

Pharma/Large Biotech BD Team of the Year

  • Roche/Genentech Winner

EU Private Company of the Year

  • F-Star, UK Winner

Pharma/Large Cap Biotech of the Year

  • Roche/Genentech Winner

Private CEO of the Year

  • Harpreet Singh, Immatics Winner

The shortlisted companies in each category were reviewed by an 80-strong judging panel, composed of a diverse group of experienced individuals.

Sue Charles, Managing Partner of Instinctif Partners Life Sciences’ practice, formed part of the esteemed panel of judges which selected the winners in each category. On announcement of the winners she commented:
“The finalist line-up reflected the diverse contributions that have been made to the life sciences sector over the last 12 months and there is a lot to be celebrated. We are especially pleased for our clients whose demonstrated contributions to the industry have deservingly been recognised.”

The full list of award categories and winners, as well as further information on the awards can be found here.


About Instinctif Partners Life Sciences

Instinctif Partners is a leading international business communications consultancy and has recently been awarded International Agency of the Year at the PR Week Global Awards 2017. The firm has an exceptionally strong dedicated team focused in the Life Sciences sector. This Life Sciences practice has expertise across financial, corporate, healthcare and marketing communications, and integrates design and digital into its communications mix. Offering global outreach, 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.

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