Jonathan Milner said "It’s a great privilege to win this award. It reflects the hard work and commitment of everyone at the company, all of whom I would like to thank."
On behalf of the voting panel Kate Silverton, BBC personality and Awards presenter, said: "Jonathan is a highly experienced entrepreneur, business leader and co-founder of Cambridge-based Abcam. This was a very competitive shortlist all of whom would have been deserved winners of this award. However Jonathan has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the last 12 months and this has been reflected in the performance of the company".
The European Mediscience Awards is the largest gathering of publicly quoted healthcare, biotech and life science companies in Europe. Now in its 9th year, the dinner was held at the Hotel Intercontinental, London on Thursday June 24th . It celebrates the best in the sector and highlights the achievements of individuals and companies.