Owlstone Awards

2016 - Life Science Innovation Award - winners

Business Weekly

Owlstone Medical headed off fierce competition to take the AstraZeneca/MedImmune Life Science Innovation Award.

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2013 - Distinguished Award

Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE

The Distinguished Award is worth $120k and will help in our efforts to produce a fast, accurate and portable system capable of diagnosing diseases via chemical markers in breath and bodily fluids.

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2013 - Winner - Excellence in Technology Transfer award

Federal Laboratory Consortium

With Dr. Alex Shvartsburg and Dr. Keqi Tang, Owlstone won this award for the potential of the technology to "dramatically improve the ability to detect and identify very small amounts of chemicals, such as those that are telltale signs of hidden explosives or disease-revealing proteins in blood."

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2011 - Cambridge Graduate Business Award - winners

Business Weekly

The award recognises that bright ideas can genuinely be translated into commercial success and is targeted at businesses founded by Cambridge University alumni that have achieved commercial success at least three years out of the academic environment.

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2010 - Winner - IT

Cambridge Phenomenon

This award aims to identify the most exciting companies of the future in IT and Biosciences. Owlstone's on-chip chemical detection and sensing systems were selected for the IT prize.

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2010 - R & D 100

R&D Magazine

R&D Magazine selects the 100 most innovative scientific and technological breakthroughs of the year from nominations spanning private, academic and government institutions. Owlstone's award was granted in a collaboration with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientists Alexandre Shvartsburg, Keqi Tang, Richard (Dick) Smith, Tom Weber, and Colette Sacksteder.

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2009 - SENSOR Innovation Award - Finalist

AMA Association for Sensor Technology

Owlstone's "MEMS Fabricated Programmable Chemical Sensor" reached the final of this award which recognizes innovative and useful sensor technologies.

2008 - MacRobert awards - Finalist

Royal Academy of Engineering

For the successful development of innovative ideas in engineering. The award seeks to demonstrate the importance of engineering and the role of engineers and scientists in contributing to national prosperity and international prestige.

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2005 - Rising Star - Runner Up

Cambridge Evening News

Recognition for the company's potential from local press and business leaders.

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2004 - £50k Business Plan Competition - Runner Up

Cambridge University Entrepreneurs

The company's first award, and the one that got the ball rolling... second prize and £5k was enough to get Owlstone started. Since then we've attracted a lot more investment, and considerable success!

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