Innovative Trials achievements recognized at the Lloyds Bank British Business Excellence Awards

Innovative Trials, a global-reaching company specialising in clinical trial patient recruitment and retention, is one of several UK-based companies recognised for its contribution to British business at a glitzy award ceremony in London last night (Tuesday 14 November). The company, which works closely with some of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies to accelerate patient access to life-changing treatments, was one of several businesses shortlisted for the Gateley Business Transformation of the Year category of the Lloyd’s Bank British Business Excellence Awards.

Innovative Trials’ award nomination came after the organisation, which is headquartered in Hertfordshire in the UK, transformed and expanded its offering to adapt to its clients’ business needs and grow its market presence. Since 2022, Innovative Trials has:

Kate Shaw, CEO of Innovative Trials, said: “Congratulations to Bramble Energy and all the other winners of the Lloyd’s Bank British Business Excellence Awards. It is inspiring to see and hear about the growth and impact of British businesses. While it is obviously disappointing not to win an award, I am pleased that the Innovative Trials team has, once again, been recognised for its dedication, perseverance and commitment to both our clients and the company’s future.”

Founded in 2010, Innovative Trials is a multi-award-winning company and a leader in the field of clinical trial patient recruitment, retention and engagement. The company works with clients internationally with around 65 clinical experts stationed around the world to boost clinical research and minimise costly delays caused by low patient enrollment rates. 

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Notes to editors

The Lloyds Bank British Business Excellence Awards were founded in 2021 by Sarah Austin Events. The awards are the elite business awards programme for businesses of all shapes and sizes. Hosting a year-long programme of networking events, round tables and exemplar judging processes.

About Innovative Trials

Innovative Trials is a leading global clinical trial patient recruitment and retention company. With over 10 years’ experience, Innovative Trials deploys ‘boots-on-the-ground’ patient recruitment experts in over 70 countries, addressing individual sites’ unique recruitment and retention challenges in local language. 

Innovative Trials has experience in over 25 therapeutic areas, across 90+ conditions working with some of the biggest global pharmaceuticals, Clinical Research Organizations (CROs) and biotech companies.

Innovative Trials was founded in 2010 by Kate Shaw and Dave Watkins after identifying a growing need for clinical trial patient recruitment support.

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