The 2022 Prix Galien International Awards are presented every two years, for the following categories: “Best Biotechnology Product,” “Best Digital Health Solution,” “Best Medical Technology,” “Best Pharmaceutical Product” and “Best Vaccine.”
The Galien Foundation will present the 2022 Prix Galien International Awards in conjunction with the Prix Galien UK Award Ceremony on May 12 at the Natural History Museum in London.
“The combination of the Prix Galien International Awards and Prix Galien UK highlights the important role The Galien Foundation plays in bringing together rising leaders in the life sciences industry,” said Professor Sir Mark Walport, Honorary Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Imperial College, and Prix Galien UK Committee Chair
Germitec is once again honoured to be nominated for the 2022 Prix Galien International Award for Best Medical Technology. The innovative technology has positively changed clinical workflow practices and provided a significant impact in minimizing the cross-infection risk of pathogens in decontaminating ultrasound probes that move from patient to patient. Especially for Womens Health (IVF), Radiology/imaging, and in the context of ultrasound-guided procedures and pulmonary ultrasound examinations in Emergency, Intensive Care, or Resuscitation.
The Prix Galien International Awards Committee, chaired by Dr. Sue Desmond-Hellmann, Chair of the Prix Galien USA and Prix Galien International Awards Committees and former CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is comprised of 13 global leaders in healthcare. The Awards jury will review the product nominees and rank each entry from one to five, with one being the best and five being the least. The Committee will discuss their rankings and score their final votes to be presented during the Prix Galien UK Awards Ceremony.
The companies in the running for the 2022 Prix Galien International Awards for Best Medical Technology include :
Abbott Diabetes Care
FreeStyle Libre – Flash Glucose Monitoring System
Abbott’s MitraClip™ Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair System
AcrySof® IQ PanOptix® Trifocal Intraocular Lens (IOL)
Boston Scientific Corp., Inc.
SAYTU COVID-19 Ag Test
Genmab and The Hubrecht Institute
Solitaire™ Platinum Revascularization Device
ACUSON Sequoia™ Ultrasound System
Pompotiko Xeipoypgiko Systhma Da Vinci Xilopopma 4th Genia
VRelax virtual reality glasses, software