15 November, 2018
Fortress Diagnostics was named the winner of the Life Sciences Company of the Year category at the inaugural Industry Awards launched by Diabetes Professional Care (DPC), the UK’s leading conference for healthcare professionals working in the field.
The awards were held in association with The Diabetes Times, the leading dedicated news source for diabetes healthcare professionals and the ceremony took place after day one of the conference at Olympia London on the evening of Wednesday, November 14, which was World Diabetes Day.
The awards showcased success and innovation across the industry including pharmaceutical, medical device and life sciences industries working in diabetes care.
DPC founder Maggie Meer said:
Congratulations to Fortress Diagnostics, the award is testament to their hard work, dedication, innovation and, more importantly, the life-changing difference they are making to people with diabetes globally.
Oliver Jelley, editor of The Diabetes Times, commented:
These awards are about celebrating the achievements, standards of excellence and commitment to quality and positive outcomes of the companies working in diabetes care. We were proud to be part of this positive initiative and congratulate Fortress Diagnostics for going above and beyond to improve diabetes care.
Entries into the 14 categories were judged independently by leading professionals from the diabetes community, including chair of the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD) and Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology Dr Dinesh Nagi, Abigail Kitt, who is Quality Improvement Lead (Diabetes), NHS England – South East Clinical Networks, and Sarah Bone, Chief Executive of Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation (DRWF).
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About Fortress Diagnostics
Fortress Diagnostics is a multi award-winning global provider of in vitro diagnostics (IVDs). Fortress Diagnostics develops, manufactures and supports an extensive portfolio of clinical diagnostic tests from their ISO 13485:2016-accredited facility in the United Kingdom.
Through their global distribution network they provide highly accurate medical testing solutions to immunology, haematology and serological laboratories in hospitals, medical centres, clinics, blood banks and research institutions in over 100 international markets.