EuropaBio's Most Innovative European Biotech SME Award 2014 Highlights
In 2014, two companies were announced as winners of EuropaBio’s Most Innovative Biotech SME Award. The award ceremony took place in Brussels, as part of the 2nd edition of the European Biotech Week. Antti Peltomäki,Deputy Director General, DG Enterprise & Industry at the European Commission, who presented the award during the ceremony, named both French healthcare biotech SME Erytech Pharma and Bio-on,an Italian industrial biotech SME – as winners of the award.
The two winners saw off tough competition from three other runners up: Biosyntia (Denmark), Autifony (UK) and to-BBB (the Netherlands). The top five candidates were selected from a total of 35 applicants to this year’s award, now in its 5th year. Entries were received from all across Europe. The five finalists presented their achievements in front of an audience of approximately 100 guests including Jos Peeters, Managing Partner at Capricorn Venture Partners, Kay Swinburne MEP, Philippe De Backer MEP, as well as other high-level policy makers, biotechnology CEOs and venture capitalists.
Read more about EuropaBio's Most Innovative European Biotech SME Award here.
Read more about the winners of the 2014 Most Innovative European Biotech SME Award in the press release here.