Touch Bionics, Livingston, Scotland, announced that it has won the most innovative European company of the year award in the seventh annual International Business Awards (IBA). The IBA is a global awards program that recognizes great performances in business. Nicknamed the Stevie® for the Greek word “crowned,” the awards will be presented September 27, at a gala dinner in Istanbul, Turkey.
Touch Bionics was recognized for its progress in innovation over the past year, which includes the launches of its ProDigits partial-hand solution and its new prosthetic hand, the i-LIMB Pulse.
According to an IBA press release, organizations and individuals in more than 40 nations submitted more than 1,700 entries. A panel of international business professionals selected the winners after two rounds of judging. Other companies recognized as distinguished honorees in the same category topped by Touch Bionics included major brands like H&M, Nestle, and SAP.
“Winning an international business award is a demonstration of Touch Bionics’ outstanding innovation and business success over the past year, and to win ahead of some of the biggest names in global business is a tremendous achievement,” Stuart Mead, Touch Bionics’ CEO, said in a company press release.