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It was a big night for the biotechnology industry at last night’s Global Game Changers awards in Glasgow.

There was success for 3fbio in the circular economy category, an award which was presented by Roger Kilburn, CEO of the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC). And biotech entrepreneur, James McIlroy, picked up the young pioneers gong. His company, EnteroBiotix, is working to prevent and treat diseases by unlocking the potential of the body’s own micro-organisms by using healthy donor bacteria to fight infection.

The awards, launched earlier this year by Innovators Magazine and the Herald Scotland, were hosted at the Glasgow Science Centre and welcomed over 200 people to an event which recognises the important role the innovation economy is playing in the quest for a more sustainable world.


Results in full

Women in Innovation – sponsored by BAE Systems

Dr Holly Butler – Winner

Dr Suzanne Doyle-Morris – Commendation

Circular Breakthrough

3f bio Ltd – Winner

Collaboration for Change – sponsored by Bond Dickinson

University of Glasgow – Winner

TEV Project / Newcastle University collaboration – Commendation

Young Pioneers – sponsored by Glasgow Science Centre

James McIlroy – Winner

Victoria Hamilton – Commendation

Start-up and Share

Find a Player – Winner

Innovating in STEM Education/Training – sponsored by City of Glasgow College

University of Strathclyde – Winner

Ayrshire College – Commendation

Breaking the Mould: Empowering Intrapreneurship

Arabesque – Winner

Corporates for Good

Star Renewable Energy (SRE) – Winner

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