Innovations Issue 2017

Innovations Issue Extended Deadline: November 1, 2017

PM360 Innovations Issue

The Annual PM360 Innovations Issue was established six years ago to provide our industry with its first-ever guide to latest advancements being made in the life sciences industry. We asked for the newest startups, products, services, and divisions making an impact in any aspect of the industry. Since then, we have expanded to include innovative strategies being deployed as well as companies that aren’t new, but are continually doing new and innovative things. Ultimately, we are looking for the most exciting and innovative advancements that are helping to push the industry further or making it easier for people to do their jobs—and achieve better results.

NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE: November 1, 2017

PM360 is looking for submission in the following categories:

Companies: Any company is eligible to enter, but they must detail what they have done over the past year that makes them truly innovative.

Startups: We define a startup as a company that has been established within the past 5 years. If your company is older than 5 years, please enter in the Company category.

Divisions: Any offshoot or part of a company that was developed within the last 16 months to solve a particular problem or challenge the industry is facing.

Products: This can include any new software, apps, drug delivery devices, or anything else designed within the last year to help advance the life sciences industry or help those within the industry to be more successful.

Services: New offerings from companies developed within the last year that makes the jobs of those in the life sciences easier.

Strategies: Never-before-tried approaches that are changing how the industry operates.

Submission Criteria: There is no fee or limit for submissions. Submissions can also be entered into multiple categories by just checking multiple boxes on the entry form. Please note that entering submission multiple times will not increase your chances of being selected.

Each submission should include a submission statement prepared as a Word doc (preferred) or a PDF and attached to the online form. There is no maximum length, but it should be at least 300 words. Each submission, should address the following questions:

  • What makes your company, division, product, service, or strategy innovative?
  • How recent is your innovation? (i.e., What did your company do this year? When was your startup founded? How long has your product or service been on the market?)
  • How is your innovation improving or how will it improve the industry?
  • What challenges did you face in creating something innovative and how did you overcome them?
  • Do you have any stats that demonstrate how effective your innovation has been to this point?

You can also submit supplementary materials including visual materials that can further illustrate your innovation and how it works. All images should be approximately 1,000 x 1,200 pixels and 300 dpi. Accepted file types include: pdf, jpg, tiff, png, and ppt. Files under about 50MB can be submitted as attachments along with your application. For anything larger, contact andrew.matthius@pm360online.com for information about our ftp server.

The submissions will be judged by the editors of PM360 and the most exceptional will be featured in the December issue. Those selected will be notified in early November.

Confidentiality: Any proprietary data submitted will be kept strictly confidential. Any information that will be published about the selected submissions will be subject to final approval by the submitter.

Fees: There is no fee for entry.

Contact: Please contact Andrew Matthius at 646-300-8113 or andrew.matthius@pm360online.com with any questions that you have.

Contact Andrew Matthius at andrew.matthius@pm360online.com or 646-300-8113 if you have any questions.

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