2023 CHi Awards
ENTRY DEADLINE – 16 December 2022
FINALISTS ANNOUNCED – February 2023
WINNERS ANNOUNCED – March 2023
Six Consumer Healthcare Industry (CHi) Awards – rewarding the best in business development and innovation (BD&I) around the world – will be presented by OTCToolbox to coincide with the OTCToolbox 2023 Consumer Healthcare BD&I Event on 6-10 March 2023.
The six awards are:
- Transaction of the Year
- Business Development Team of the Year
- Innovation of the Year
- Regulatory Achievement of the Year
- Self-Care Initiative of the Year
- Sustainability Project of the Year
Transaction of the Year
This CHi Award will go to a single deal announced and/or completed in 2022 that has the power to transform a company's consumer healthcare presence. The deal could be an acquisition, merger, licensing agreement, joint venture or strategic alliance.
Business Development Team of the Year
This CHi Award will go to a business development team that announced and/or completed one or more deals in 2022 that have the power to transform the consumer healthcare presence of the team's company. Deals could include acquisitions, mergers, licensing agreements, joint ventures and/or strategic alliances.
Innovation of the Year
This CHi Award will go to an outstanding consumer healthcare product innovation in 2022. Examples of product innovations that will be considered for this Award include a new brand, a line extension to an existing brand, a switch of a medicine from prescription to non-prescription status, a packaging innovation or a drug delivery innovation.
Regulatory Achievement of the Year
This CHi Award will go to an outstanding regulatory achievement in the consumer healthcare/OTC industry anywhere in the world during 2022. The achievement should have been by a consumer healthcare/OTC company or an industry association. Examples of regulatory achievements include switching medicines from prescription-to-non-prescription status, new product claims, and changes to legislation.
Self-Care Initiative of the Year
This CHi Award will go to an outstanding initiative anywhere in the world that encourages/promotes self-care during 2022. The initiative can have been organised by a consumer healthcare/OTC company, industry association or other organisation.
Sustainability Project of the Year
This CHi Award will go to an outstanding sustainability project in the consumer healthcare/OTC industry anywhere in the world during 2022. Examples of sustainability projects include packaging developments, recycling programmes, ingredient changes, ingredient transparency, drug delivery changes, energy management and waste reduction.
Who can enter?
The CHi Awards are open to consumer healthcare/OTC companies around the world. They are judged by a panel of business development and innovation experts. The Regulatory Achievement of the Year and Self-Care Initiative of the Year Awards are also open to industry associations and other organisations.
The CHi Awards cover a broad range of consumer healthcare/OTC products including: non-prescription medicines; vitamins, minerals and supplements (VMS); self-care medical devices; skin health products; and other OTC/consumer healthcare products.
How to enter
Details of how to enter will be available on 1 July 2022.