CHi Business Development and Innovation (BD&I) Awards

 

ENTRY DEADLINE 20 December 2019

Three Consumer Healthcare Industry (CHi) Awards for business development and innovation (BD&I) will be presented at the OTCToolbox 2020 Consumer Healthcare BD&I Event to be held in London, UK, on 27-28 February 2020. The three awards are:

  • Transaction of the Year
  • Business Development Team of the Year
  • Innovation of the Year

Transaction of the Year

This CHi Award will go to a single deal announced and/or completed in 2019 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. Your entry should include the name of the deal, detail the objectives of the deal, and explain how the deal will achieve those objectives.

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 2019 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. Your entry should include the name of the team, detail the team's objectives, and explain how the deal/deals will achieve those objectives.

Innovation of the Year

This CHi Award will go to an outstanding consumer healthcare product innovation in 2019. 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. Your entry should include the name of the product, and detail how the product is innovative, particularly in relation to existing products on the market. Please include a photograph of the product innovation.

Who can enter?

The CHi Awards are open to consumer healthcare/OTC companies around the world. There is no entry fee. They will be judged by a panel of business development and innovation experts.

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 the CHi Awards

To enter your business development and innovation initiatives for the CHi Awards, send an email to Deborah Wilkes, editor & publisher of OTCToolbox, by clicking here. The email should include a short description – maximum 1,000 words – of why your initiative deserves to win the selected CHi Award.

Click here to find out more about the OTCToolbox 2020 Consumer Healthcare BD&I Event.