Innovations Issue 2021

PM360 Innovations Issue

The Annual PM360 Innovations Issue was established 10 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.

FINAL EXTENDED DEADLINE: October 27, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST 

Entry Fee: Submissions cost $445 per entry

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: Submissions can be entered into multiple categories by just checking multiple boxes on the entry form. Please note that entering submissions 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 at least 1,000 x 1,200 pixels and 300 dpi, images may be larger and can be either vertical or horizontal. 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 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 by 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.

EARLY DEADLINE: October 1, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST

FINAL DEADLINE: October 27, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST (any entry submitted after 10/1 will be subject to a $150 late fee)

Entry Fee: Submissions cost $295 per entry. (Once again, after 10/1 submissions will cost $445 per entry)

Contact: Please contact Andrew Matthius at 646-300-8113 or with any questions that you have.

The entry process for the 2021 Innovations Issue is closed. You can see what innovations were selected this year in our December 2021 issue.