Our pioneering technology has won global awards. These awards acknowledge its potential to help solve the diagnostic challenges that lie ahead for the healthcare industry.
2020 – Best Emerging Medtech Company - Winner
OBN Awards 2020 – Celebrating Innovation and Achievement in Life Sciences
Owlstone Medical won the Best Emerging Medtech Company award at the 2020 OBN Awards. The award was received by Chris Claxton, VP of Investor Relations, at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London – one of the first in-person events for the life sciences in 2021.
2019 - Life Science Company of the Year - Winner
Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Award
Owlstone Medical won the Life Science Company of the Year at the Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards.
2019 - ScaleUP of the Year Award - Winner
29th Annual Business Weekly Awards
The Owlstone Medical team are transforming from an exciting start-up to an established world leader in Breath Biopsy. Evidence of this growth is indicated in the accelerating demand for Breath Biopsy technology integration within clinical trials and research as well as the recent partnership with Renji Hospital in Shanghai.
2018 - Medtech Company of the Year - Winner
Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Award
Owlstone Medical wins Medtech Company of the Year with its Breath Biopsy platform, aiming to save lives and healthcare costs by enabling early diagnosis of cancer and other conditions, and providing dynamic information on a patient’s disease activity.
2018 - MacRobert Award - Winner
Royal Academy of Engineering Award
Owlstone Medical's ReCIVA Breath Sampler wins the prestigious MacRobert Award. The ReCIVA Breath Sampler, part of the Breath Biopsy® platform, has opened up the potential for earlier diagnosis and precision medicine across cancer, inflammatory disease and infectious disease.
2018 - IPF Catalyst Challenge - Winner
Three Lakes Partners
Owlstone Medical wins the IPF (idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis) Catalyst Challenge - a $333k dollar award to fund research into early detection of IPF using the Breath Biopsy platform.
2017 - Royal Academy of Engineering - Silver Medal Winner
Royal Academy of Engineering Awards
Owlstone Medical CEO Billy Boyle is awarded the prestigious Silver Medal in recognition of pioneering work spearheading the development of the company’s Breath Biopsy® platform.
2017 - Business Innovation Award - Winner
Cambridge News & Media Business Excellence Awards
Owlstone Medical wins the Business Innovation Award for its Breath Biopsy® technology in the Cambridge News & Media Business Excellence Awards.
2017 - Top 50 Digital Health Awards - Invention of the Year
ReCIVA breath sampling and analysis technology has been named Invention of the Year in the 2017 Top 50 in Digital Health Awards.
2016 - Life Science Innovation Award - winners
Owlstone Medical headed off fierce competition to take the AstraZeneca/MedImmune Life Science Innovation Award.
2013 - Distinguished Award
Nokia Sensing XCHALLENGE
The Distinguished Award is worth $120k and will help in our efforts to produce a fast, accurate and portable system capable of diagnosing diseases via chemical markers in breath and bodily fluids.
2013 - Winner - Excellence in Technology Transfer award
Federal Laboratory Consortium
With Dr. Alex Shvartsburg and Dr. Keqi Tang, Owlstone won this award for the potential of the technology to "dramatically improve the ability to detect and identify very small amounts of chemicals, such as those that are telltale signs of hidden explosives or disease-revealing proteins in blood."
2011 - Cambridge Graduate Business Award - winners
The award recognises that bright ideas can genuinely be translated into commercial success and is targeted at businesses founded by Cambridge University alumni that have achieved commercial success at least three years out of the academic environment.
2010 - Winner - IT
This award aims to identify the most exciting companies of the future in IT and Biosciences. Owlstone's on-chip chemical detection and sensing systems were selected for the IT prize.
2010 - R & D 100
R&D Magazine selects the 100 most innovative scientific and technological breakthroughs of the year from nominations spanning private, academic and government institutions. Owlstone's award was granted in a collaboration with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory scientists Alexandre Shvartsburg, Keqi Tang, Richard (Dick) Smith, Tom Weber, and Colette Sacksteder.
2009 - SENSOR Innovation Award - Finalist
AMA Association for Sensor Technology
Owlstone's "MEMS Fabricated Programmable Chemical Sensor" reached the final of this award which recognizes innovative and useful sensor technologies.
2008 - MacRobert awards - Finalist
Royal Academy of Engineering
For the successful development of innovative ideas in engineering. The award seeks to demonstrate the importance of engineering and the role of engineers and scientists in contributing to national prosperity and international prestige.
2005 - Rising Star - Runner Up
Cambridge Evening News
Recognition for the company's potential from local press and business leaders.
2004 - £50k Business Plan Competition - Runner Up
Cambridge University Entrepreneurs
The company's first award, and the one that got the ball rolling... second prize and £5k was enough to get Owlstone started. Since then we've attracted a lot more investment, and considerable success!