The Innovation Prize is an international competition open to startups and academic research group currently developing a cutting edge project in the area of life sciences. Every year since its creation in 2009, the prize brings together executive managers from pharmaceutical and related industries as well as senior administrative officials, university professors, high level representatives, medical and pharmaceutical unions, journalists, the general public. It also
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With over 500 people expected, this event will gather Senior executives from the Pharmaceutical Industry and Associated Industries, Senior Administrative Officers, Academics, Institutional Representatives, Medical and Pharmaceutical Trade Unions, Professional Press Journalists and General Public. The evening planned in collaboration with the Pharmaceutical Industry Managers Association (ACIP), is the opportunity to meet with the field’s key leaders as well as Innovation Prize finalists, and to
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Download press release Finalistes BIOTECH Miguel Prudencio New vaccine against malaria ROPLAVAC has developed an innovative immunization strategy against human malaria, employing a genetically modified rodent malaria parasite as a safe, efficient and versatile vaccination platform. Alex Zwyer Mazindol – A Game Changer for the Treatment of ADHD & Narcolepsy NLS is repurposing and reformulating the wake-promoting agent Mazindol, previously indicated for short term obesity,
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For the 9th consecutive year, Universal Biotech, a consulting company specialized in the innovation management in the healthcare sector, launches its call for the Innovation Prize. This prize awards young start-ups ( This year, 3 prizes will be awarded: • Biotech Awards • Medtech Awards • Digitech Awards (health NICTs including e/m-health, platforms and connected objects). Since its launch, this competition has benefited or benefits
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New way to heal burn wounds is under development with Wake Forest School of Medicine‘s 3-D printer. Using various kinds of skin cells, this technology could become helpful in case of extensive burns. Project has undergone animals trials and is waiting on FDA approval to begin clinical trials. Watch the video.
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Universal Biotech was present at the 2nd edition of Medicen Day. Success stories were presented, whether in terms of projects labeled and financed, or the success of SMEs supported by Medicen’s teams, to the attractiveness of the region and to the international influence of the cluster. Medicen, an essential actor for the success of the French innovation in the healthcare sector.
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Universal Biotech is a French company specialized in managing and guiding start-ups in the field of biotechnology, that launched Innovation Prize in 2009. Internationally recognized for the quality of selected and presented projects, this award is currently in its pre-selection phase of the 8th edition. Interview with the President of Universal Biotech, Mr Rafi Mardachti. What were your motivations and objectives when creating this competition?
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Procyrion, located in Houston, Texas was one of the laureates of 2015 Innovation Prize organized by Universal Biotech, subsidiary of Universal Medica Group. The start-up is developing Aortix™ a first-in-class circulatory assist device for ambulatory treatment of chronic heart failure. Heart failure affects over 6M people just in the US alone and around 600,000 new cases are diagnosed every year. The healthcare costs of treating
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2016 was an outstanding year for our competition, we received applications from 38 countries, a new record! With a growing international attractiveness, the Innovation Prize became an essential event for worldwide healthcare entrepreneurs. This year, 259 project holders applied to the Innovation Prize In the opinion of the organizers: « the participant’s profile is evolving each year: some projects aim at dealing with unmet medical needs, other
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Held in San Francisco from June 6th to 9th, the BIO2016 is one of the largest global annual gathering of the Biotech world. At this meeting, not only stakeholders from either ends of the spectrum are attendees but also decision makers and key influencers who altogether form the support sphere for the life sciences industry. Universal Biotech, a subsidiary of Universal Medica Group has been
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