Creo Medical Wins Best Investment in MedTech Award 2016
Creo Medical have won the UKBAA Best Investment in MedTech Innovation Award 2016, announced on the 5th July at the UK Angel Investment Awards 2016.
The award celebrates investment in high growth potential businesses in the MedTech sector, including: medical technologies, devices, healthcare, digital health, biotech and life sciences and the role played by the investors who backed them.
Creo Medical’s win was announced by Kiki Loizou, Small Business Editor of The Sunday Times. The award was presented by Simon Devonshire OBE, Entrepreneur in Residence, UK Government (pictured, right).
The seven finalists were:
The shortlisted MedTech companies for this award have demonstrated their capacity for innovation and have successfully used angel investment and other relevant sources to increase their potential to achieve high growth.
The judges commended Creo Medical for demonstrating clear innovation in MedTech, developing new tools to address the core challenges of minimally invasive surgery. The team have effectively used investment gathered across multiple sources, over a number of years, to develop a platform for further technological applications and tools combined with strong IP, to support further growth of the business in this vital area.
The One to Watch Award was won by Push Doctor. The judges recognised that Push Doctor is showing strong progress in the growing area of Digital Health by revolutionising access to GPs and creating strong cost savings for the NHS. The business is backed by very high profile investors from industry and commerce who have recognised the growth potential of this business.
We look forward to following the journey of both businesses in the coming year.