Winners of the 6th Annual ViE Awards announced

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The winners were exclusively announced at 6th ViE Awards Ceremony on the 17th April 2013. Watch this space to find out more about the 7th ViE Awards Ceremony, taking place in March 2014 at the World Vaccine Congress & Expo.

Best Clinical Site & Trial Network Final Shortlist (sponsored by Quintiles)
Highly Recommended: Benchmark Fort Worth, VaxConsortium (VaxNet)
Winner: Heartland Research Associates, VaxConsortium (AMR)

Best Contract Research Organisation Final Shortlist (sponsored by VaxNet)
Highly Recommended: Accelovance
Winner: Quintiles

Best Contract Manufacture Organisation Final Shortlist (sponsored by DSM Pharmaceuticals)
Highly Recommended: Baxter (BioPharma Solutions)
Winner: VGXi

Best Vaccine Partnership / Alliance Final Shortlist (sponsored by AMR)
Highly Recommended: Merck / GSK and GAVI Alliance (continued provision of low cost HPV vaccine)
Winner: Serum Institute of India and GAVI Alliance (donation of 20m doses of measles-rubella to reduce mrotality in developing World)

Best Vaccine Financing Deal Final Shortlist
Highly Recommended: CureVac and Dievini Hopp BioTech Holding
Winner: Nuron Biotech and Healthcare Royalty Partners

Best Early-Stage Vaccine Biotech Final Shortlist (sponsored by SynCo Bio Partners)
Highly Recommended: Novavax
Winner: Inovio Pharmaceuticals

Best Vaccine Licensing Deal Final Shortlist (sponsored by Eurocine Vaccines)
Highly Recommended: Nuron Biotech and Pfizer (Meningitec)
Winner: Liquidia and GSK (vaccines and inhaled drugs for respiratory diseases)

Biotech CEO of the Year Final Shortlist
Highly Recommended: Manon Cox, CEO, Protein Sciences
Winner: John Trizzino, CEO, Immunovaccine

Best Academic Research Team Final Shortlist (sponsored by Baxter BioPharma Solutions)
Highly Recommended: Emory Vaccine Center, Emory University (collaboration for AIDS Vaccine Discovery)
Winner: Duke Human Vaccine Institute, Duke University (New insights into HIV vaccine protection)

Best Vaccine Pharma Company Final Shortlist (sponsored by Retroscreen Virology)
Highly Recommended: sanofi pasteur
Winner: Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics

Best Therapeutic Vaccine (approved or in development) Final Shortlist (sponsored by IDT Biologika)
Highly Recommended: ImmusanT: Nexvax2 – Target: Gluten Allergy
Winner: Inovio Pharmaceuticals: VGX-3100 – Target: Cervical cancer

Best Prophylactic Vaccine (approved or in development) Final Shortlist (sponsored by bioCSL)
Highly Recommended: Novartis: Flucelvax – Influenza
Winner: Protein Sciences: Flublok – Influenza

And finally…the Outstanding Achievement Award 2013 (sponsored by Terrapinn)
Winner: Bill and Melinda Gates from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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