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SymPhysis Medical win “Innovation of the Year” award at inaugural Life Sciences Industry Awards ceremony


SymPhysis Medical were thrilled to win the “Innovation of the Year” award at the Life Sciences Industry Awards which took place in Dublin on 7 July, 2023. Tim Jones and Michelle Tierney accepted the award at the ceremony in The Crowne Plaza, Santry, Dublin. The competition will be promoted online by the Life Science Industry Awards communications partner, The Irish Times.

The Life Science Industry Awards, in its inaugural year, recognise and celebrate excellence in the Irish life science industry. From indigenous Irish companies to global multinational corporations, The Life Sciences Industry Awards provides recognition for excellence across all key areas of the sector.

The SymPhysis Medical team were ecstatic with the Award, seeing it as a reinforcement of the company’s vision: to provide improved quality of life and independence for cancer patients with chronic conditions and those requiring palliative care. Other esteemed companies shortlisted in the Innovation of the Year category included ICON, ALMAC, Pfizer, CXV Global and Dentaqua.

The team were also surprised on the night to find out they were also nominated by the judges for the Overall Excellence in Life Sciences Award alongside Arrotek, Almac, DMF Systems, Janssen and Cork University Hospital with the award deservedly going to Arrotek.

Winning the Award the Innovation of the Year award was a great way to bookmark the middle of what has been a busy year for the team, a year during which great progress was made on the development of releaze, the company’s innovative drainage technology designed to treat a common complication of late-stage cancers, malignant pleural effusion (MPE).

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