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NovaBiotics' Dr Deborah O'Neil Wins Entrepreneur of the Year

27 June 2014

NovaBiotics Ltd, the Aberdeen-based, clinical-stage biotechnology company ("NovaBiotics" or the "Company"), today announced that CEO Dr Deborah O'Neil was last night awarded Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the 2014 Grampian Awards for Business Excellence at the Mercure Aberdeen Ardoe House Hotel in Aberdeen.

Dr O’Neil won the Entrepreneur of the Year Award for her outstanding contribution to NovaBiotics, the industry sector and the wider economy. The Award reflects Dr O'Neil as a role model in leadership and her track record of entrepreneurial success.

Professor Gary McEwan, Chief Executive of Enterprise North East Trust (Enterprise) who run the awards, said: "We are delighted to honour Dr Deborah O'Neil as our Entrepreneur of the Year for 2014. Not only is she an innovator in the world of biomedical science, she is admired by her peers and empowers her employees. A true entrepreneur, Deborah works hard, plays hard and gives something back."

Dr Deborah O'Neil, CEO of NovaBiotics, added: "I am absolutely delighted and honoured to receive The Grampian Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Recognition on this level from the North East business community is fantastic and a tribute to the continued hard work and dedication of all of the NovaBiotics’ team and our work within the local life science sector to translate promising research into a tangible pipeline of anti-infective therapies which address a major health and socioeconomic global concern."

The Grampian Awards for Business Excellence, which is in its 15th year and hosted by Enterprise North East Trust in 2014, commends enterprise by selecting and rewarding entrepreneurial companies and individuals that are capable of leading the future prosperity of Grampian.

 

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