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PharmaCytics wins Axon Innovation for Health Award 2020 - selected as the winner out of 30 start-up companies


Hilversum, 17 February 2020

On 12 February, 30 start-ups in the healthcare industry pitched their company, products and/or service to a jury of experts during the 7th edition of Innovation for Health and the 4th edition of the Global Investor Forum. The jury panels, composed of investors from Gilde Healthcare, Forbion, NightBalance, Innovation Quarter, Philips Health Technology Ventures, Nextgen Ventures and CbusineZ chose 9 of these start-ups to pitch during the main Innovation for Health conference on February 13.

The audience picked Healthy Mind, Iova and PharmaCytics as their top 3 pitchers and of these the jury chose PharmaCytics as the winner of the Axon Innovation for Health Award 2020, with Carine van den Brink of AXON Lawyers handing out the trophy to Han van ’t Klooster.

As in previous years Innovation for Health & Global Investor Forum brought us a lot of exposure and many valuable insights and connections. We are very pleased with the recognition from both the investor panels and the audience for our technology and its perceived value to patients. We ‘re looking forward to turn many parenteral compounds into an oral variant for biopharma companies.” ~ Han Van ’t Klooster, CEO PharmaCytics

About PharmaCytics

PharmaCytics is a pharmaceutical research company, specialised in synthetic chemistry, and produces bioactive molecules to study and manipulate biological systems. The company has extensive expertise on medicinal chemistry, prodrugs, linkers, and drug delivery, with special emphasis on nutrient-drug conjugates.
PharmaCytics has its headquarters in Nijmegen, The Netherlands and has established research facilities at the Novio Tech Campus in Nijmegen and at the Pivot Park in Oss.
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The audience picked Healthy Mind, Iova and PharmaCytics as their top 3 pitchers and of these the jury chose PharmaCytics as the winner of the Axon Innovation for Health Award.

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