Teamwork in Innovation Award 2012 Winners
For worldwide exploitation and impact of novel fluorescent molecular probes and cell detection technologies in drug discovery, clinical diagnostics & the life sciences.
left to right - Mike Leyland (CFO), Paul Smith (Founding Director), Laurence Patterson (Founding Director), Stefan Ogrodzinski (CEO & Founding Director), Roy Edward ( Sales & Marketing Director), Anna Ogrodzinski (Office Manager) and Rachel Errington (Director)
About the Winners
BioStatus is a small biotechnology company based in Leicestershire, UK, producing a novel range of innovative reagents for cell based imaging, screening and cytometry applications.
The company's core competences lie in the field of drug discovery and cellular imaging, allowing the development of small molecules that are both selectively targeting and advantageously fluorescent. The result is a range of products with unique targeting and fluorescence reporting characteristics with wide market applications.
The company has been trading for over 10 years and has an excellent reputation for providing novel solutions and technical expertise to confocal microscopy, flow cytometry and drug discovery communities worldwide. In addition, BioStatus has spun out two further companies - BioSuspensions and OncoTherics - to progress a novel drug formulation technology and a new anti-cancer drug respectively.
The company is led by Stefan Ogrodzinski (Director, CEO and Founder) and supported by a highly motivated board of directors. Professor Laurence Patterson (Director and Founder) is an innovator in anti-cancer drug and reagent development. Professor Paul Smith (Director and Founder) is an innovator in live cell based technologies to inform (cancer) cell biology. Dr Rachel Errington (Director) contributes expert knowledge of cell based imaging and cytometric analysis. Mike Leyland is Finance Director having held senior executive roles in major Pharmaceutical companies. Roy Edward is the company's Sales and Marketing Director with wide experience in global life science sales and marketing.
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