WASHINGTON, DC – December 13, 2016 – FierceMarkets, publisher of FierceBiotech and FiercePharma, today announced the finalists in the Inaugural Fierce Innovation Awards: Life Sciences Edition. Finalists were recognized within 5 distinct categories of innovation. 

Finalists were chosen by a distinguished panel of judges from Medidata, PPD, PwC, Amgen and more.  A complete list of judges can be found on the awards website.

Winners will be announced during a live awards webcast on Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at 2 p.m. ET.  Register to attend here.

All applications were evaluated based on the following criteria: effectiveness, technical innovation, competitive advantage, financial impact and true innovation.  Finalists were selected based on a calculation of the judges’ scores in each area. This year’s finalists include: 

Biotech Innovation Category Finalists

Bicycle Therapeutics for Bicycles and Bicycle Drug Conjugates

Humacyte for HUMACYL®

Innovative Biochips for Automated Yeast Aging Analysis System

Mitra Biotech, Inc. for CANscript

Recursion Pharmaceuticals for Computationally intelligent phenotypic screening platform

Data Analytics/ Business Intelligence Category Finalists

Clarivate Analytics for Drug Research Advisor – Target Druggability

Covance for Xcellerate Trial Design

LexisNexis for LexisNexis Systems of Care for Life Sciences

Strategic Research Insights (SRI) for Innovative Big Data Analytics

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for PPMI Data Challenge

Digital Health Solution Category Finalists

Adherium for Smartinhaler

Bayer AG + Facebook for Scrolling Important Safety Information (ISI) Solution

ContextMedia for The Digital Exam Room Wallboard, Infusion Room Tablet and Patient Mobile Connect

HealthUp Sp. Z o.o for MySpiroo

MedEvoke for [OPEN] Scientific Platform Alignment System

Drug Delivery Technology Category Finalists

Anutra Medical for Anutra Local Anesthetic Delivery System

Bicycle Therapeutics for Bicycles and Bicycle Drug Conjugates

Mercator MedSystems, Inc. for The Bullfrog® Micro-Infusion Device

Portal Instruments for PRIME Drug Delivery System

Titan Pharmaceuticals for ProNeura™

Technology Innovation Category Finalists

10x Genomics for 10x Genomics ChromiumTM System

Cianna Medical for SAVI SCOUT

Fulholdpharma Plc for New Antimicrobial Platform Technology

InCrowd for InCrowd MicroTracker

Medimetrics Personalized Drug Delivery B.V. for IntelliCap® System


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