Nominations open for Animal Pharm Awards 2017
Subscribers now have around seven weeks to nominate their company in the Animal Pharm Awards for 2017.
Animal Pharm's annual industry awards are designed to honor achievements within the animal health sector over the calendar year.
Earlier this year, 2016 awards were given to Zoetis, Animal Ethics, Zomedica Pharmaceuticals, Aratana Therapeutics, Ceva Santé Animale, Biogénesis Bagó, Zydus Animal Health, Jinyu Group, Chanelle and Clinvet. Dr George Gunn won a lifetime achievement award.
Subscribers can nominate companies, products and employees for any of the 12 accolades, which will be awarded in January 2018.
Using the hyperlinks provided below, subscribers must download an application form. This must feature an overview of why they think they deserve to win the award. This reasoning should be around 500-1,000 words and can include scientific data, sales figures and personal achievements.
The completed nomination forms must be sent to Animal Pharm's editor Joseph Harvey at email@example.com. Nominations may include additional documents attached as PDF files. More details about each award are listed below.
Animal Pharm is accepting nominations up until December 20, 2017. The nominations will then be collated and sent to the judging panel. More details of the judging panel will be announced in the coming weeks.
Best Product Portfolio
This award aims to find the most innovative portfolio of approved products in 2017. Nominations must take into account additions to the portfolio during 2017 through either approvals or acquisitions. Does the portfolio cater to a wide range of species? Does it feature a novel offering of new technologies?
Best New Product – Food Animals
This award is aimed at any new products for food-producing animals. Nominations for this award must have been commercialized in a particular market during 2017. Did the product use innovative technology? Did it capture an under-served part of the market?
Best New Product – Companion Animals
This award is aimed at any new products for pets or horses that were commercialized in 2017. Was this product a unique innovation? Will it be a successful revenue earner for years to come?
Nominations should take into account the firm's ability to innovate, attract investment and execute exciting R&D over the last 12 months.
Best Company – India/Africa/Middle East
Subscribers can nominate any company based in India, Africa or the Middle East for this award. Take into account product approvals, innovative partnerships and successful acquisitions during 2017.
Best Company – Europe
The winner of the award for best European company will have to display good sales growth and novel product approvals. The company must be based in Europe but its achievements could have been made globally.
Best Company – North America
Subscribers can nominate any US or Canada-based business for this award. The company must have made strong revenue growth abroad and domestically, as well as possessing an excellent portfolio full of new, innovative products.
Best Company – Latin & South America
This award will be given to the company that shows the best growth, innovation and international activity out of the South America-based animal health businesses.
Best Company – Asia and Australasia
The winner of this award will have to show strength in sales growth, innovation and R&D. The company must be based in Asia or Australasia.
This new award shines a spotlight on animal health's distribution companies. Nominations should take into account achievements across 2017 such as geographic expansion, addition of new clients and incorporation of novel technologies. This is a global award for distributors of any size.
Best Contract Research Organization
Is your company the best contract research organization (CRO) in animal health? Let us know why – outline its achievements in 2017. Or are you a manufacturer that has worked alongside a particularly innovative and forward-thinking CRO when developing a new product? This award is open to global CROs.
Subscribers must think about leadership and identity for this award. Has your CEO made innovative decisions over the last 12 months? Are they integral to your company's success? Do they have a powerful plan for your company's future growth?
Animal Pharm will also be handing out a Lifetime Achievement Award. However, this will not be part of the nomination process.
If you have any questions about nominations, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.