Life Sciences Hub Wales are proud partners of the MediWales Innovation Awards 2022, taking place on Thursday 8 December 2022 at the Mercure Holland House Hotel in Cardiff. The prestigious ceremony is now in its seventeenth year and is dedicated to celebrating healthcare innovation. 

Chris Martin, Life Sciences Hub Wales Chairman, presenting at the 2021 Innovation Awards

Applications are now open, don’t miss out!  

The MediWales Innovation Awards are divided into two categories: Industry Awards and Health Awards. 

The 2022 award categories are as follows: 


Industry Awards  

These awards are open for companies who are Welsh, or have a footprint in Wales who work across health and social care innovation Categories are:  

  • Innovation 

  • Start-up 

  • Partnership with the NHS 

  • Export 

  • Outstanding achievement 

Health Awards 

Welsh health boards or organisations working in collaboration with a Welsh health board are eligible to apply for the Health Awards. All applications must come from the health professionals, clinicians or health board that the company has worked in collaboration with. Categories are: 

  • NHS Wales working with Industry  

  • Technology and Digital Impact 

  • Scaling up Innovation and Transformation 

  • Social Care Innovation through Collaboration Award 

  • Health and Social Care Research Partnership Award with Industry  

If you are interested in entering, please send an email to specifying which application papers you would like. Tickets can also be purchased by emailing Ella. 


Deadline for application entries is Friday 21st October 2022. 

Chris Martin, Chair, Life Sciences Hub Wales said: 

“It’s fair to say that we’ve had another busy and highly pressured year when it come to health and social care delivery in Wales. I’m excited to take some time to appreciate the fantastic work that is happening across the ecosystem in Wales and celebrate those that continue to go above and beyond for the people of Wales at the seventeenth MediWales Innovation Awards.” 

Gwyn Tudor, CEO, MediWales said:  

“We are delighted to be working in partnership with Life Sciences Hub Wales again this year to deliver our seventeenth MediWales Innovation Awards. Taking time to recognise and celebrate with colleagues across the life sciences and health technology sectors in Wales” 

Who won the Innovation Awards 2021? Find out here.