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Lifetime Achievement Award

Nominations opening soon...

PCT Europe Lifetime Achievement Award


Do you have a colleague who has achieved great things in their career? Have you worked with someone who you think has revolutionised the field of clinical trials?

The PCT Lifetime Achievement Award in association with MD Group recognizes such pioneers and we will soon be taking nominations for the 2018 award to be presented at Partnerships in Clinical Trials Europe this November in Barcelona.

Who will win this year? 

Nominations opening soon...

About the Award

Previous Award Winners

Now in its fourth year, we are all really excited to see who will be taking home this year's award!

Dr Greg Koski, Chariman, Co-Founder & President / Chief Executive Officer, ACRES, and Associate Professor of Anesthesia, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA, recieved the 2017 award delivering a truly inspirational speech. Watch the video here.

The prestigious award went to Jean Edwards, Procurement Director for Europe, Australia & Japan at Eli Lilly, in 2016.

Back in 2015, it was Professor Kenneth Getz who took the inaugural prize for his work as Director and Associate Professor at Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development.

Nomination Review Process

Nominations opening soon.

Once the submission period closes, nominations will be reviewed by the PCT Advisory Committee before the final shortlist is revealed. The winner will be chosen, taking into account the span and scope of the nominees’ careers as well as any additional awards or honours received.

2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

The winner will be presented their award at the end of Day 2 at Partnerships in Clinical Trials Europe in Barcelona on the 28th November 2018.

Dr Greg Koski wins PCT Lifetime Achievement Award 2017


At last year's Partnerships in Clinical Trials Europe meeting, Dr Greg Koski was awarded the PCT Lifetime Achievement Award 2017 in association with mdgroup.

Dr Koski is Chairman, Co-Founder and President/CEO of ACRES, the Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety, and Associate Professor of Anesthesia at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School.

Presented by Andy Thurstan, Senior Director of Business Development at mdgroup, the prize rewards those who have made a major impact on the world of clinical trials over their career; those who have changed the direction the industry is moving in and left a legacy.

In his heartfelt acceptance speech, Dr Koski expressed a sense of prematurity about the award: 'What is yet to be achieved is enormous and can't be achieved alone, for there is much to be done. That leaves me with a sense of great sadness, for whilst we have our lives and the opportunity to do much more, that's not true for everyone.'

Watch the full video here...