Innovation & Entrepreneurship Awards 2022

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We’re celebrating the UK’s most innovative and enterprising efforts in oncology with our annual awards.

 

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Celebrating cancer innovators and entrepreneurs

We are recognising the UK's most innovative and enterprising efforts to translate discoveries into benefit for cancer patients.

Our award categories:
  • Early-career Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Woman Entrepreneur of the Year
  • New Startup of the Year
  • Startup Achievement of the Year
  • Further, Faster, Together (Industry-Academia Collaboration)

 

2022 WINNERS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED

The ceremony

All our shortlisted nominees will be invited to attend the awards ceremony, sponsored by Cancer Research Horizons, where the winner will be announced. It will provide a unique opportunity to network with a range of rising stars, seasoned entrepreneurs, industry experts, and inspiring keynotes. Taking place at The Royal Society in London on 6 December, this black-tie event will feature a drinks reception and gala dinner.

The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards 2022 Winners

Special recognition categories

We will recognise outstanding contributions to the academic cancer entrepreneurial field via two special awards. The judging panel will select winners from nominees identified by Cancer Research Horizons.

Judging panel

All award entries will be reviewed by our Judging Panel, which is comprised of the following independent experts:

  • Dr Rebecca Todd, Investment Director at Longwall Ventures
  • Dr Jason Mellad, Co-founder & CEO at Start Codon
  • Dr Olivia Cavlan, Chief Corporate Development & Strategy Officer at Alchemab Therapeutics
  • Alison Howe, Consultant to Charitable Sector
  • Dr Andy Richards CBE, Biotechnology Entrepreneur & Investor

Award timeline

Drag
15

September

Nominations open

28

October

Nominations close

8

November

Shortlisting and scoring of applications

13

November

Finalists informed

6

December

Award ceremony