Microbiosensor Awarded with Bionow Project of the Year 2016

ByGordon Barker 6th December 2016

The team at Microbiosensor is pleased to announce that it won the coveted Bionow Healthcare Project of the Year Award’ (sponsored by TRUSTECH), at the 15th Annual Bionow Awards ceremony for its SBRI funded project ‘Reducing admissions through rapid diagnosis of urinary infections in elderly’, The project aimed to develop a prototype simple antimicrobial susceptibility diagnostic to prevent hospital admission due to urinary tract infection.

The Bionow Awards event, held on the evening of Thursday 24th November, celebrated the crème-de-la-crème of life sciences talent in the North of England and sponsored by Manchester Science Partnerships, the awards ceremony recognised the biomedical industry’s highest achievers.

Geoff Davison, chief executive of Bionow, said: “The shortlist for this year’s awards was a who’s who of talent in the northern region and a testament to the strength and depth of the life sciences sector in the North of England.”

Dr Chris Doherty, managing director of Alderley Park, the UK’s largest dedicated life science campus, which is part of Manchester Science Partnerships said: “We are delighted to support these important awards. The biomedical sector is undoubtedly one of the Northern Powerhouse’s key strengths, developing knowledge, creating high-value skilled jobs and attracting investment. The region already has a reputation for world-class science innovations and with businesses like these at the vanguard of the industry, we are confident that the sector will continue to go from strength-to-strength, next year and beyond.”