OBN Awards 2024 - Categories & Criteria


In order to submit an entry please click the link for the relevant category below and complete the form as indicated. Please be mindful of each criteria element and associated wordcount, and ensure all links are working before submitting. Please note that there is no 'save' button on the entry form and submissions need to be completed in one go.  


For ease of reference, please click here to view a PDF of all categories and criteria. For any queries, please email events@obn.org.uk


Click the link below to submit your entry:



Best Startup Biotech Company, Sponsored by MEPC Milton Park

Best Emerging Biotech CompanySponsored 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

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