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Cambridge Respiratory Innovations Winner of the Perfect Pitch at BioTrinity 2018 Conference in London

Cambridge Respiratory Innovations
Posted on: 29 Apr 18

Abingdon, UK, 26 April 2018: – OBN (UK) Ltd, the membership organisation that supports the life sciences industry in the UK, announces today that the winner of the Perfect Pitch Competition, taking place at the 12th Annual conference BioTrinity, was Cambridge Respiratory Innovations Ltd.  (CRiL).


This fast-paced, interactive and lively session saw eight emerging R&D companies pitch in front of a panel of seasoned investors chaired by Kate Bingham, Managing Partner, SVHI


The judges included:

  • Sarah Holland, VP, Global Head of Licensing - Lonza Pharma and Biotech
  • Shawn Manning, Managing Director - Outcome Capital
  • Graeme Martin, Principal - HatchBox Bioconsulting
  • Kath Mackay, Deputy Director of Healthcare - Innovate UK
  • Detlev Mennerich, Director & Investment Manager - Boehringer Ingelheim Ventures


The judges selected Jeremy Walsh, CEO - CRiL to win the coveted Perfect Pitch winner’s trophy after he impressed judges with his three-minute pitch on the company’s N-Tidal respiratory monitor platform technology which uses an advanced nano-technology CO2 sensor for measuring a person’s respiratory performance.


John Harris, CEO of OBN, commented, “We applaud all the talented individuals that competed in this challenge and the high quality of their pitches. It’s important for us to bring together the best and the brightest start-ups and offer them an opportunity to pitch in front of high impact investors and support them on the road to success.”


The companies, that presented their innovation included:

MediSieve, InnovoSep, metaLinear, Lycotec, mycoBiologics, Provecs Medical, Haoma Medica, VivoPlex Medical

Editor's Details

Mike Wood

Last updated on: 29/04/2018

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