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2017 edition update

Jury members are currently grading the applications and will announce the shortlist in the first week of October. The awards ceremony is scheduled to take place on 22 November at the European Parliament in Brussels.


EuropaBio‘s Most Innovative European Biotech SME Awards is a unique annual initiative recognising biotech innovation and its contribution to society in Europe. Learn more


The experts who are part of the jury are involved in biotech and understand the science, the funding realities and the regulatory and political frameworks in which European biotech SMEs operate. Meet them here

Success stories

Previous winners include SMEs developing therapies against cancer and rare diseases, or making biofuels from the residues of Scotland’s whisky industry. Read more about past winners here