To appreciate the Indian companies and individuals for their commendable performances and achievements during FY 20-21 and FY 21-22, BioSpectrum had set the tone for an exciting opportunity in the form of BioSpectrum India Excellence Awards 2023.
These awards were an extension to observe and highlight the winners in the long battle to tackle the world's emerging health problems and find solutions. Since the years 2020 and 2021 were majorly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, we saw the industry players relentlessly working towards developing novel solutions in the form of diagnostic tests, vaccines, monoclonal antibodies, drugs etc. to fight the emergency.
Through these awards, BioSpectrum India has been playing the role of picking tomorrow's winners, nudging today's entrepreneurs to achieve greater glory and honouring yesterday's key players who laid the foundation for success.
The BioSpectrum India Excellence Awards 2023 have been divided into three segments- Jury, Special Recognition and Industry Ranking.
The panel of experts consisted of five members from different industry verticals like academics, investments, policy makers, consultants, incubators etc. The Jury Panel also includes the Publisher and Chief Editor of BioSpectrum India.
Dr Renu Swarup
Vice Chair, International Centre for Antimicrobial Resistance Solutions (ICARS) Denmark
Former Secretary, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India
Dr Nilima A Kshirsagar
National Chair of Clinical Pharmacology, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
Dr Taslimarif Saiyed
Chief Executive Officer & Director, Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP)
Advisor – Private Equity, Kotak Investment
Global Health Industries Advisory Leader, Partner, PwC India
The winners are the Top companies across different verticals of the life sciences industry selected during the BioSpectrum industry surveys held in 2021 & 2022.
at the forefront of providing life sciences-based information to the world, constituted the BioSpectrum Awards in 2004 to accolade the outstanding contributions made by entrepreneurs, thought leaders and other key members of the life sciences ecosystem who have been instrumental in promoting the growth of the industry over the years. Since then, BioSpectrum has featured many of these remarkable personalities, companies & their leaders and highlighted their work and their ambitions through its print & digital media platform.
Over the last 18 years, BioSpectrum India Excellence Awards has recognised the contributions of industry leaders & pioneers like Dr Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Prof. G. Padmanabhan, Prof. Samir K. Brahmachari, Dr Cyrus Poonawalla, Dr M K Bhan, Dr Krishna Ella, Dr Villoo Morawala Patell, Anuradha Acharya, Dr Vijay Chandru, Rashmi Barbhaiya, Dr Obaid Siddiqi, Glenn Saldana, Dr M S Swaminathan, Dr N K Ganguly, Dr R A Mashelkar, Dr Manju Sharma, Dr PM Bhargava, Dr D Balasubramanian, Hari Bhartia and many other thought leaders. Many of the BioSpectrum awardees were subsequently honoured by the nation with the Padma Awards by the President of India and regularly felicitated by various public & private functionaries. Over the years, BioSpectrum Excellence Awards have established itself as prestigious and most sought-after awards that were conferred in various categories to leaders of the life sciences companies in India & Asia.