2015 ViE Awards

These awards have been created to honor and generate recognition of the efforts, accomplishments, and positive contributions of companies and individuals in the vaccine industry.

Make sure your suppliers, partners and clients are in the running by submitting your nominations now. The categories will be the same as 2014 and can be seen below. 

Nominations will close on March 1, so make sure you submit yours as soon as possible!


2014's winners were:

Best Clinical Site & Trial Network 

Winner: Benchmark Research New Orleans, Benchmark Research

Highly Recommended: Accelovance Rockville, Accelovance

Best Contract Research Organisation 

Winner: ICON Clinical Research

Highly Recommended: Quintiles

Best Contract Manufacture Organisation

Winner: VGXI

Highly Recommended: Charles River Laboratories

Best Technological Development

Winner: Gates Foundation and intellectual Vaccines

Highly Recommended: Vaxess Technologies



Best Vaccine Partnership / Alliance

Winner: Intellectual Ventures and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Highly Recommended: Bio-Manguinhos and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Best Academic Research Team

Winner: John’s Hopkins, Dengue program

Highly Recommended: University of Maryland – School of Medicine, Microbiota and Salmonella Typhi and Shigella Infections and Vaccines

Best Financing Deal

Winner: Hookipa Biotech and Boehringer Ingelheim Venture Fund, Takeda Ventures, Sofinnova Partners, Forbion Capital Partners and BioMedPartners – $27m Phase I

Highly Recommended: Vaxess Technologies and Norwich Ventures and Jeffrey C Walker – $3.5m Series A

Best Licensing Deal

Winner: Roche and Inovio – Multi-antigen DNA immunotherapies

Highly Recommended: Biological E & Novartis Vaccines Institute for Global Health (NVGH) – Phase II Typhoid


Best Early-Stage Biotech

Winner: Inovio Pharmaceuticals

Highly Recommended: Genocea Biosciences

Best Biotech CEO

Winner: Chip Clark, Genocea Biosciences

Highly Recommended: Anne De Groot, EpiVax

Best Pharma Company

Winner: Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics

Highly Recommended: MedImmune

Best Therapeutic Vaccine

Winner: Inovio Pharmaceuticals, VGX-3100, SynCon® therapeutic DNA vaccine candidate

Highly Recommended: Genocea Biosciences, GEN-003, HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS-2


Best Prophylactic Vaccine

Winner: Sanaria, PfSPZ Malaria vaccine

Highly Recommended: Sanofi Pasteur, C.diffense, Clostridium difficile

Outstanding Achievement Award 2014

Winner: ONE Campaign