Entry submission for all categories is now closed.  Finalists will be announced w.c. 2 September 2024. 


For any queries on your entry, the awards process or you are interested in supporting the event, please email: events@obn.org.uk


See below for a full list of award categories and click here to view a PDF of the criteria.


Best Startup Biotech Company, Sponsored by Milton Park

Best Emerging Biotech Company, Sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific

Best Established Biotech Company, Sponsored by Precision for Medicine

Best Early Stage Medtech Company, Sponsored by Penningtons Manches Cooper

Best Established Medtech Company

Most Transformative Healthtech Company of the Year

Most Impactful CRO of the Year

Emerging Life Sciences Entrepreneur of the Year

Most Impactful Industry Collaboration of the Year

BioSeed One-to-Watch Award, Sponsored by Partners&

Best Industry Support Partner of the Year

Special Recognition Award 2024

Entry and judging timeline for 2024:


OBN Awards 2024 open, Mid April 2024

First round entry deadline, Friday 5 July 2024

Finalists in all categories announced, Monday 2 September

Final Judging Panel Review, from W.C. 28 October

Winners Announced, Wednesday 20 November