Olea Medical® Reaches the Final of Prestigious European Business Awards

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Olea Medical® selected as one of ten Ruban d’Honneur recipients for the UKTI Award for Innovation category in the 2013/14 European Business Awards

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Olea Medical®, a medical technology developer with headquarters at La Ciotat, France, and offices in Cambridge, MA, US, has been named as one of the final 100 businesses and Ruban d’Honneur recipients in the 2013/2014 European Business Awards sponsored by RSM international. Selected as one of ten finalists in the UKTI Award for Innovation category, Olea Medical® will now go on to compete in the third and final round of judging resulting in 10 overall category winners to be announced at a Gala Event on 27 May 2014 in Athens.

The European Business Awards is an independent Awards program designed to recognize and promote excellence, best practice and innovation in the European business community.

The 100 Ruban d’Honneur recipients were chosen from 375 National Champions by an esteemed panel of judges made up of European business and political leaders, academics and entrepreneurs. The judges will now undertake a face-to-face interview with Olea Medical and all the other 99 successful Ruban d’Honneur recipients in order to decide on the overall category winners.

Fayçal Djeridane, CEO: “We are extremely proud to reach the Ruban d’Honneur stage of the European Business Awards and to represent France. The European Business Awards is widely recognized as the showcase for Europe’s most dynamic companies. We are looking forward to presenting to the judges our innovation-based strategy leading to our business success.”

Adrian Tripp, CEO of the European Business Awards says “These businesses are shining examples of European business success and our judges were extremely impressed by the very high standard this year. Olea Medical® deserves the very best of luck in the highly competitive final round.”

For further information please contact:
Anca Mitulescu, PhD
VP Clinical Affairs & Marketing
+33 (0) 4 42 71 71 64

For media enquiries relating to European Business Awards contact:
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Jacqueline Yanko, EBA Program & Events Director: +27 7619 110 14/Email: Jacqueline.yanko(at)businessawardseurope(dot)com
Visit: http://www.businessawardseurope.com

About Olea Medical®:
Olea Medical® designs and markets innovative medical imaging applications that significantly improve diagnostic processes and treatment evaluation. Olea Medical® aims to become the leading provider of safe and accurate medical imaging software.

Olea SphereTM, company’s lead product, is an image processing software package intended for picture archive, post-processing and communication. It helps standardize across vendors both viewing and analysis capabilities of functional and dynamic imaging datasets acquired with MRI and CT. It features innovative image viewing and analysis, proprietary methods for perfusion weighted image post-processing, permeability computation, as well as diffusion weighted image/tensor image post-processing, fiber tracking post-processing, and longitudinal analysis of multiple time points. It is compliant with the DICOM standard and Windows, Macintosh or Linux operating systems. It runs on any standard off-the-shelf workstation or it can be used through a thin deployment with a server.

For more information, please visit http://www.olea-medical.com.

About the European Business Awards 2013/14:
The European Business Awards recognizes and rewards excellence, best practice and innovation in companies across the European Union. The competition is free to enter and open to organizations of all sizes and from any industry sector.

The European Business Awards program serves three purposes for the European business community:

  •     It provides examples for the business community to aspire to
  •     It celebrates and endorses individual’s and organization’s success
  •     It provides case studies and content for learning from these exceptional organizations

An innovative, strong and thriving business community makes a successful and prosperous Europe. http://www.businessawardseurope.com.

About RSM International
RSM International is the lead sponsor of the European Business Awards and has sponsored the Awards program since its inception.

RSM International is a worldwide network of independent accounting and consulting firms. RSM and its member firms are separate and independent legal entities. RSM does not provide accounting or consultancy services, all such services are provided by member firms practicing on their own account. The network’s total fee income of US$3.8 billion places it amongst the top six international accounting organizations worldwide.

Member firms are driven by a common vision of providing high quality professional services, both in their domestic markets and in serving the international professional service needs of their client base. RSM is a member of the Forum of Firms. The objective of the Forum of Firms is to promote consistent and high quality standards of financial and auditing practices worldwide. http://www.rsmi.com

The European Business Awards Judges:
A panel of over 150 judges consisting of leading business figures, academics, entrepreneurs, thought leaders and political leaders preside over the judging process, including support from the following:

  • Karel De Gucht (EU Trade Commissioner)
  • Christine Lagarde (IMF)
  • Yves Leterme (Belgian Prime Minister)
  • Jose Aznar (former Prime Minister of Spain)
  • Arnold Rüütel (former Prime Minister of Estonia)
  • Emil Constantinescu (former President of Romania)
  • Petar Stoyanov (former President of Bulgaria)
  • Isidoro Unda (CEO of Atradius)
  • Peter Brabeck-Lethmathe (former CEO of Nestle)
  • Gilbert Ghostine (Managing Director of Diageo Continental Europe)

Additional Europe-wide sponsors:

About Millicom
Millicom is a leading telecoms and media company dedicated to emerging markets in Latin America and Africa. Millicom sets the pace providing digital lifestyle services to the world’s emerging markets, giving access to the world, primarily through mobile devices. Operating in 15 countries, Millicom offers innovative and customer-centric products. The Millicom Group employs more than 10,000 people and provides mobile services, access to the internet, content and financial services to over 47 million customers as well as ecommerce across Africa and Latin America. Founded in 1990, Millicom International Cellular SA is headquartered in Luxembourg. In 2012, Millicom generated revenue of USD 4.81 billion and EBITDA of USD 2.07 billion. http://www.millicom.com

About UKTI
UK Trade & Investment is the Government Department that helps UK-based companies succeed in the global economy. We also help overseas companies bring their high-quality investment to the UK’s dynamic economy acknowledged as Europe’s best place from which to succeed in global business. http://www.ukti.gov.uk

About Infosys
Infosys partners with global enterprises to drive their innovation-led growth. That's why Forbes ranked Infosys 19th among the top 100 most innovative companies. As a leading provider of next-generation consulting technology and outsourcing solutions, Infosys helps clients in more than 30 countries realize their goals. Visit http://www.infosys.com and see how Infosys, with its 153,000 people, is Building Tomorrow's Enterprise® today.

About BP Target Neutral
BP Target Neutral is BP’s not-for-profit carbon management program. Set up in 2006 as part of BP’s wider commitment to make a positive difference to the world’s energy requirements today and in the changing world of tomorrow, Target Neutral uses a best-in-class “Reduce, Replace and Neutralize” approach to carbon management, working with companies and consumers who want to reduce their carbon impact. http://www.bptargetneutral.com

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