Several firms connected to Cambridge Judge Business School are honoured at the Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards.
The Cambridge Independent Science and Technology Awards 2021-22 honoured several firms connected with Cambridge Judge Business School at a ceremony on 11 May at Hinxton Hall on the Wellcome Genome Campus near Cambridge.
The winner of the Biotech Company of the Year award was bit.bio and the CEO of the Year award went to Mark Kotter, CEO of bit.bio. The firm, which was on the Accelerate Cambridge programme at the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge, has developed technology that allows the manufacture of any human cell type through direct reprogramming of stem cells.
Among the firms shortlisted for various awards were Carbon13 in the Cleantech Company of the Year category, and Healx in both the Biotech Company of the Year and Tech for Good categories.
Carbon13, co-founded by Chris Coleridge, Senior Faculty in Management Practice at Cambridge Judge, is an accelerator investing in talent who develop startups to tackle emissions. Healx, which was on the Accelerate Cambridge programme, seeks to develop treatments for rare diseases.
The Enterprise Skills Award was sponsored by the Entrepreneurship Centre at Cambridge Judge, and the award was presented by Bruno Cotta, Executive Director of the Entrepreneurship Centre. The award was won by Owlstone Medical and Awards host Wellcome Genome Campus were highly commended.
“The judging panel had a very challenging task selecting the winners from the record number of entries we had for our fifth annual awards, and it was terrific to showcase all of our finalists,” said the newspaper’s editor, Paul Brackley.