ProAxsis Limited has been declared as the “Innovative Business of the Year” at the Business Eye First Trust Awards (BEFTAs) for small businesses in Northern Ireland.
The glittering awards ceremony took place on the evening of Thursday May 31st at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Belfast, and was compered by the UTV newsreader and Northern Ireland correspondent for ITV, Marc Mallett. Over 400 people were in attendance, with more than 50 Northern Irish businesses shortlisted across the 14 award categories.
The ProAxsis team were announced as the Innovative Business of the Year by Tina McKenzie, the Chair of the Federation of Small Businesses NI, who sponsored the innovation category.
Dr David Ribeiro, CEO of ProAxsis, commented: “This is fabulous recognition for the whole team at ProAxsis, who work incredibly hard in order to maximise the potential of our novel ProteaseTag® technology. We’re thrilled to have won our first BEFTA, in what was described as one of the most competitive categories of the event, and would like to thank the organisers, Business Eye, as well as the judging panel and the sponsors for the event.”
ProAxsis is part of the NetScientific group and is one of the group’s core portfolio companies. The company is also supported by QUBIS, the commercialisation arm of Queens University.
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