Please submit awards entries by early September 2024.
When will the Finalists be announced?
The finalists will be announced October 2024.
When will the Winners be announced?
The winners will be announced November 2024.
What is the Innovation Report?
The Innovation Report will feature spotlights and interviews of all category winners and will be promoted to the 300,000+ influencers and decision-makers who read and trust FierceHealthcare and FierceBiotech.
For a sample of the Innovation Report you may download the following:
Yes. You may submit the same product/service to multiple categories or submit multiple products/services to the same category. There is no limit to how many applications your company can submit.
How are entries judged?
Each entry will be reviewed by the judges against the set of criteria, which are designed to evaluate each entry’s innovation and effectiveness.
How can I pay for my entry?
You can pay for your entry using a credit card at the time of submission. Submissions must be paid for by the deadline in order to be reviewed by judges.
What information should I include in my entry?
It is mandatory for your entry to include your company name, company website, product/service name, product/service description, Real World Application of Product/Service, company overview, and your company logo. If you are an agency filing on behalf of a life science client, please note both parties in the application. Please submit at least one visual element per entry. Photos, video compilations, case study proofs and PowerPoint presentations are all encouraged as compelling ways to make your entry stand out.
What is meant by Real World Application of Product/Service?
This is a description of the existing state of the product/service, as opposed to information that is theoretical or simulated. Scores are weighted by the strength of data and results presented. You may upload case studies or other supplementary documents to support this response in the “supplementary materials” upload section of the application. Supplementary materials are not required but are encouraged.
What file formats are accepted?
Please provide the following formats only for company logos: eps, jpg, png or psd. For other supporting information, we accept PDFs, video attachments may be hosted on a video site such as YouTube or Vimeo and website URLs to the publicly accessible campaign or the active URL of a landing page.
Can applications be submitted from outside the United States?
Yes, we are accepting applications from anywhere in the world.
What is the cost to apply?
The cost to submit a single application is $550.
Who is eligible to apply?
Any company that has released a product/service between October 2023-September 2024 in the healthcare or life sciences industries is welcome to apply. Each entry will be scored based on the ability of the applicant to demonstrate the following criteria: effectiveness; technical innovation; competitive advantage; financial impact; and true innovation. Descriptions of each specific category can be found on the Categories & Criteria page.
Will I receive feedback from the judges?
No, however, some of the judges’ comments may be featured in the Innovation Report.
Who should I contact with questions regarding my submission?
Please reach out to Kathleen with any questions on your submission.