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PMGroup are very grateful to the following sponsors for their support of the
2020 Communiqué Awards programme and for their commitment to supporting
excellence in Healthcare Communications.


Sponsor of: The 90TEN Excellence in Corporate Communications - Internal Stakeholders
The 90TEN Excellence in Corporate Communications - External Stakeholders

90TEN is a global healthcare communications consultancy with a mission to make people healthier and happier through life-changing education and communications.

90TEN provides PR, medical communications, and patient advocacy services that use behavioural science methodologies to maximise brand and health outcomes. 90TEN has worked with behavioural psychologists to develop its own Feel-Think-Do™ evidence-based suite of tools that seek to understand the human emotions, thought processes and environmental factors that sit behind each challenge we face. These tools can be applied to every brief to deliver insightful, tailored and targeted communications that are designed to inspire meaningful and positive change. This approach, and a culture that celebrates innovation, allows 90TEN to be creative and scientific in execution and strategy.

90TEN is one of the leading healthcare communications consultancies in Europe. In 2019, 90TEN was named Communications Consultancy of the Year at the Communiqué Awards; European Agency of the Year at the PR Week Global Awards; Specialist Consultancy of the Year at the PR Week UK Awards; and Support Agency of the Year at the PMEA Awards.

90TEN is part of the Envision Pharma Group – a global provider of evidence-based communication services and industry-leading technology solutions.

To find out more, visit

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Sponsor of: Communiqué Communications Consultancy of the Year

Improve lives, and prove it: that's what we're all about.

Why work with us? In our 15th year, we're a leading healthcare strategic communications agency that knows the industry inside-out. As an independent, we have the fire in our bellies to truly transform the world of patients and industry professionals.

What do we do? We help with all stages of the healthcare lifecycle – from recruiting for clinical trials, to genuine patient involvement, corporate counsel, creative communications campaigns and adapting post-COVID.

How do we do it? Answering challenging briefs and collaborating to make long-lasting change are key to our approach. And as the only communications agency with our own patient panel to consult, we can gain real insight into the people that matter most to you.

What next? Pose us your most pressing challenge by getting in touch at or find out more about our impact at


Sponsor of: Excellence in Pre-Commercialisation Communications

Founded in 2010, Bedrock Healthcare Communications is a privately owned, multiple award winning healthcare communications agency that creates and delivers creative, highly effective, insight driven medical communication and education programmes.

Working from its UK based offices, Bedrock’s three core practices (Intelligent Insights, Medical Communications and Multimedia) work seamlessly with national and international healthcare companies to gain a deep understanding of their audiences, build strong mutually rewarding relationships and deliver consistently effective and impactful communication programmes that ultimately improve the understanding of medical conditions and their treatments.

For further information please visit


Sponsor of: Charitable Campaign of the Year

dna Communications is a healthcare communications agency with unique thinking, insight and attitude.

dna Communications helps its client partners negotiate the healthcare sector’s ever-changing commercial, regulatory, scientific and communications landscape. dna understands that every patient, disease and therapy is different. As is every message, stakeholder and challenge. dna’s approach involves: different thinking to develop strategically relevant platforms with clear and measurable goals; applying different insight to understand how to change the behaviour of those it engages with and; adopting a different attitude to inject a real sense of passion and collaborative spirit into everything it does.

This meaningful development of strategic, engagement, educational and behavioural change programmes ensures dna can help deliver initiatives which are As Different as You.


Sponsor of: Excellence in Professional Education Programmes

Through award-winning digital consultancy and game-changing design and development, earthware solve real world problems for healthcare companies, and the HCPs and patients they serve.

We love asking, 'Why?'. It's a great way to drive to the heart of every project challenge. It's the inquisitive child within us, that's never gone away.  'Why?' helps us to understand and then solve our clients' problems with breakthrough digital solutions. We establish users' needs, then imagine the possibilities.  It could be a web, app, or eDetail, but we don't stop there. From our award-winning chatbots to virtual reality, we are always looking for new ways to break boundaries.

We are specialists, especially in healthcare and have worked with many pharmaceutical companies, big and small across the UK and Europe.

To find out more about earthware and how we could help you solve a healthcare problem, digitally, visit our website and get in touch.

Why? Because we just might do something brilliant together.



Sponsor of: Excellence in National or Local Education Meetings/Stand-Alone Events

MHP Health’s mission is to build compelling campaigns which change the way that patients, professionals and policy makers think and act – to help enhance and extend people’s lives.

We exist to solve three problems: to help policy makers care as much as the patients whose lives are in their hands, to help the best breakthroughs move effectively through a system struggling with scientific and social progress and to help build platforms that put the spotlight on the issues that matter most to patients.

We are a communications team which draws upon our expertise in government affairs, NHS policy, patient advocacy, media relations and digital activation to produce campaigns which deliver tangible outcomes.

Our clients – whether they are global pharmaceutical companies, local Patient Advocacy Groups or small providers wishing to access the market - work with us because we help them look around corners and navigate an ever-changing, complex environment.

As part of MHP, and the wider ENGINE group, the team is consistently able to offer a full spectrum of services to clients, ranging from behaviour change experts, creative and multimedia production.

MHP Life/Changing

Evoke KYNE

Sponsor of: Excellence in Social Media Strategy

Evoke KYNE is a global, award-winning, health communications and public relations agency dedicated to helping improve and save lives. As one of the world’s largest healthcare communications agencies, we offer a robust set of services including data and brand communications, cross-sector partnerships, patient advocacy relations, influencer engagement, internal communications, behaviour change communications, creative campaigns, disease-state educational programming, and reputation and responsibility programming. Our team is passionate and committed, with deep experience working across sectors to make real differences in health. We love what we do, we live what we do, and we truly believe in what we do. In 2019 we were named Global Healthcare Agency of the Year by The Holmes Report.


Sponsor of: Excellence in Patient Programmes

Frontera Group is a diversified services group.

We believe that a better understanding of the patient experience (and the factors driving it) are necessary to achieve brand or corporate differentiation.

Our group of services immerse you in the world of the patient, so that:

* Your strategies are driven by the people you treat

* The patient voice can be heard loud and clear throughout your communication

* Your mobile health solutions yield better outcomes

From COPD to leukaemia, rheumatology to rare diseases, our innovative products help put the patient perspective at the heart of your approach.

So whether you’re looking for insight and strategy, a communications programme, or the development of mobile health technology, we have a team within the Frontera Group that is ready to embrace your challenge, and become a true partner in patient centricity.

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GCI Health

Sponsor of: Excellence in Media Relations

GCI Health is a specialist communications agency Inspired by People and the ever-changing face of healthcare. We have a Global vision to be the best health communications agency in the world. By recruiting people who inspire us, seeking-out work that fascinates us and developing approaches that motivate us, we bring quality and passion to all we do. Through excellence we earn trust, and upon trust we build behaviour-changing campaigns that deliver true impact. Alongside our professional mission, is a personal one to be a fun place to work. We don’t take ourselves too seriously. We all know a fulfilled team means satisfied clients and appreciation and recognition are crucial in making people feel valued, going a long way to keeping them happy.

To our team, we promise an entrepreneurial environment to create bold, powerful campaigns with smart, like-minded, specialist communicators. We promise to help them become the best version of themselves, both in their professional and personal life. To our clients, we promise a dedicated, agile, outcomes focused team that challenges in all the right ways. We promise to look at all stakeholders as people with distinct perspectives that shape how they think about health to create breakthrough, people-driven programmes that drive tangible results. To everyone else, we promise to leave the world a little healthier and wiser.

To find out more visit

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Health Unlimited

Sponsor of: Excellence in Global Education Meetings/Stand-Alone Events

Health UNLIMITED is an integrated health communications agency

In a world where attention is limited, ‘unconventional’ is the new normal. We areFluent in Humanand assemble senior-led teams that deliver results through the combination of strategy, human insight and data.

Our team is brimming with talent from diverse specialisms including behaviour change, brand communications, content and creative services, digital engagement, medical education and PR.

Our proven track-record shines in delivering impactful, long-lasting outcomes that enhance brand ambitions. For more than 25 years, we have been creating award-winning work in organisational, ethical and consumer health that our global, EMEA and UK clients recommend.

Headquartered in Central London, Health UNLIMITED is an UNLIMITED agency with Human Understanding at the heart.

Learn how we can make you unconventionally fluent:

JPA Health

Sponsor of: Excellence in Public Health Communications

At JPA Health, we share our clients’ commitment to making people healthier. In fact, some might say we are obsessed with improving and protecting lives.

This ideology inspires our work. Our passion drives meaningful relationships. It stimulates intellectual curiosity. It pushes us to combine data and heart to go deeper and see beyond the obvious. It drives sophistication and creativity to solve complex problems.

JPA's exclusive focus on health means that clients can count on a team with experience and perspective to deliver results. JPA is an independent, full-service communications agency. We are proud of our heritage and the award-winning work we get to do every day.

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McCann Health

Sponsor of: Healthcare Communiquétor

We are the global medical communications experts within McCann Health. Communicating science to bring meaning and positive change to people’s lives. We are a global team of more than 500 diverse experts. Comprising world-class scientists, collaborators, innovators, and trailblazers, working together to make a difference. We are made up of five distinctive fire-walled agencies, Caudex, CMC Connect, CMC Affinity, Complete HealthVizion and Complete Regulatory. This structure brings diverse options and choices to our clients and teams

We are unshakably proud of our people. We value people’s talents and aspirations, we invest in them personally and professionally, nurturing a true sense of belonging. Our culture yields high performance and the very best for our clients.

Over the past 25 years we have grown to become leaders in our industry, delivering excellence across the full spectrum of medical communications.

We are the present and the future of medical communications.

For more information please visit



Sponsor of: Excellence in Pre-Commercialisation Communications

Novartis is reimagining medicine to improve and extend people’s lives. As a leading global medicines company, we use innovative science and digital technologies to create transformative treatments in areas of great medical need. In our quest to find new medicines, we consistently rank among the world’s top companies investing in research and development. Novartis products reach more than 800 million people globally and we are finding innovative ways to expand access to our latest treatments. About 130 000 people of nearly 150 nationalities work at Novartis around the world.

In the UK, we employ approximately 1,300 people to serve healthcare needs across the whole of the UK, as well as supporting the global operations of Novartis. Since 2014, Novartis has invested over £200 million in R&D and is a leading sponsor of clinical trials, in the UK.

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Nucleus Global

Sponsor of: Excellence in Communications - Payers/Policy Makers

Nucleus Global is the largest specialist medical communications network in the world. Globally, we have over 750 experts delivering world-class compliant events, publications and digital programmes. We support the marketing, medical affairs and publications teams of the biggest healthcare and medical brands in the world.

Since the company’s inception in 1986, Nucleus Global has grown remarkably, now boasting offices in 13 different locations worldwide across Europe, the US and APAC. We are proud of our independence as a privately-owned company as this enables us to continuously adapt, innovate and create a stimulating, fun and employee-oriented working environment.

To find out more visit

Articulate Science  ·  Chrysalis Medical Communications  ·  Clinical Thinking  ·  Cognito Medical  ·  Health Interactions  ·  Institute for Medical and Nursing Education  ·  Integress  ·  International Medical Press  ·  Medical Expressions  ·  MediTech Media  ·  Nucleus Central  ·  Scientific Pathways  ·  SciMentum  ·  Synaptik Digital

OPEN Health

Sponsor of: Best Use of Data Visualisation

OPEN Health is a family of expert practices, working in partnership to drive positive change in evidence, healthcare communications and market access.

The agency has three core practices – Medical Communications, Patient & Brand Communications, and VIE (Value, Informatics & Evidence).

We are one of the most diversely skilled independent health communications groups on the planet. With 700+ talented people covering multiple disciplines in 6 countries, we’re a global business with a local attitude.

Our expertise spans the product lifecycle from pre-launch to post-patent expiry with capabilities at strategic and operational levels.

Powered by a multi-disciplinary approach we deliver patient-centred communications that inspire.

Learn more about what we can do for you at

Page & Page

Sponsor of: Excellence in Engagement Through Digital Channels

For those who can imagine better, Page & Page is a place where clients, their audiences and imagination come together in innovative and sustaining ways.

We are here to help extraordinary people do extraordinary things. Things that take more effort, more imagination, more guts.

Our core value is consideration for other people. Sensitive, active consideration not passive.

We see it together
We believe empathy with others – the ability to understand what they do and why they do it – is the cornerstone not just of business effectiveness but of a meaningful life.

We see it getting better
There is always a better way of doing things. From small improvements in our daily lives to the grander goals of improving society, enhancing the quality of life for all.

We do it with imagination
We pursue problems both creatively and relentlessly. We innovate, we speculate, we try ideas that others wouldn’t dare. And if we fail, we learn, we adapt, we bounce back.

We do it with commitment
There are no half measures. When we deliver a service, we deliver it with energy, consistency, and meticulous attention to detail. We take enormous collective pride in doing it right every time.


Sponsor of: In-House Team of the Year

Pegasus inspires healthy decisions through creative, inspirational and integrated communications. Working with ambitious clients, we deliver big ideas and far-reaching campaigns across industries in a health first, sector second approach. Our 140 specialists span earned, owned and paid channels, technologies, and audiences ranging from consumers to healthcare professionals.

Inspirational creativity is made possible by evidence-based insights. At Pegasus, we bridge the gap between behaviour change science and the everyday lives of our audiences with our own planning framework, CHANGE. Created with the internationally-recognised Centre for Behaviour Change at UCL, CHANGE brings clarity to quantitative and qualitative data, digital and social analytics – all of which we can produce in-house. CHANGE informs all our strategic thinking, providing a jumping-off point for highly creative, measurable programmes.

We bring our campaigns to life through a suite of integrated services including brand development, media & influencer relations, events & exhibitions, digital marketing, content marketing, editorial & medical writing, graphic design, animation, video production, and corporate comms.

Headquartered in the UK, our work spans global, European and local market strategic programming and activation. As part of Ashfield, we have a global footprint across 21 countries and every conceivable therapy and service area. Being plugged in to this wider network means we’re able to provide end-to-end solutions to healthcare organisations across the world.

Porterhouse Medical Group

Sponsor of: The Porterhouse Medical Award for Innovation - Scientific Communications
The Porterhouse Medical Award for Innovation - Healthcare Communications

Porterhouse Medical is a global, strategic scientific communications agency group that employs a powerful hybrid approach to deliver insight-driven solutions to real-world challenges.

We provide scientific and medical communications services and research solutions to the global pharmaceutical industry, with a focus on activities that have a beneficial and measurable impact for healthcare professionals and patients. As drivers of positive change for our clients, we support the successful commercialisation of products and technologies to address unmet health needs.

Located in the UK, Europe and the US and with a reputation for excellence, our team is comprised of an exceptional mix of scientific expertise, creativity and industry knowledge to ensure that our communications stand out from the rest.

Please get in touch if you are looking for a team of experts that will work with you as a true strategic partner and if you would like to find out more about how our integrated scientific solutions can help with your next challenge.


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Publicis Health

Sponsor of: The Publicis Health Award for Young Achiever in Healthcare Communications
The Publicis Health Award for Medical Affairs Agency of the Year



At Publicis Health, we are united around one purpose: to create a world where people are equipped and motivated to take control of their health. We transform healthcare marketing and communications into healthcare engagement. We believe healthcare marketing is healthcare, fostering healthy conversations, healthy behaviors and healthy people. Publicis Health is a Dynamic Health Engagement Platform, an organizing principle that seamlessly connects data, content and technology; is driven by marketing and business transformation; and offers our clients fluid access to world-class talent and game-changing capabilities. With 40 offices and 15 brands across the globe, Publicis Health’s worldwide staff is comprised of more than 3,000 healthcare professionals who are experts in advertising and branding, data and analytics, strategic planning, service design, digital media and technology, science, and medicine. Publicis Health companies include Digitas Health, Discovery USA, Heartbeat, insync, Langland, Payer Sciences, PlowShare Group, Publicis Health France, Publicis Health Media, Publicis LifeBrands, Publicis Resolute, Razorfish Health, Real Science, Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness, and Verilogue.

Say Communications

Sponsor of: The Say Communications Excellence in Communications Through Creative Execution

Say Communications

Communications that drive positive change...

We are a HEALTHCARE COMMUNICATIONS agency specialised in ethical and consumer health and medical technology.

In the evolving world of healthcare communications, we are a HYBRID, integrating PR with the best of other disciplines. Influencing positive behaviours and inspiring change is what drives us, we use insight, thought leadership, education, peer influence and compelling narratives to go beyond awareness and engage with a wide range of audiences on a deeper level.
Driven by insight, expertise and fresh thinking, our communications programmes create and leverage strategic opportunities in the environment. We build and broker relationships with people and organisations, working together towards mutual benefits.
We are outcomes focused and metrics led.

Services: strategic communications at all stages of a product lifecycle; KOL, patient and consumer engagement programmes; corporate positioning and communications; multi-channel communications integrating social and traditional media; social engagement for idea generation.

Areas of expertise: Prescription medicines, medical technologies, devices and diagnostics; OTC and consumer health products; specialist nutrition; NHS services, private health service providers.

We are based in London, UK and are the founding member of the Plexus international network.

Fluent in positive change.

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Solaris Health

Sponsor of: Communiqué Small Consultancy of the Year

At Solaris Health, we combine outstanding client service with scientific excellence and creative design to build insightful, medical communications that engage, inform, and educate. Our dedicated and passionate team has wide-reaching experience across scientific, marketing, and creative disciplines. This enables us to offer a comprehensive range of services from strategic planning to fully integrated campaigns. Our outcome-oriented approach means we are continuously expanding our services to include the latest and most impactful technologies, to engage with a wide range of audiences and drive success.

We work closely with our clients to bring therapies into focus through distinctive deliverables that penetrate local and global markets. With every detail meticulously planned, we have proven success at delivering  award-winning campaigns.

Learn more about how we can work together at or email us

Syneos Health Communications

Sponsor of: Excellence in Healthcare Partnership

Syneos Health Communications is the only healthcare communications network that is part of a company on the frontlines of healthcare, with a clear view into the everyday complexities of life and health. As part of Syneos HealthTM, our agencies – consisting of leading brands and experts in advertising, branding, public relations, managed markets and medical communications -- are engaged in every point of influence in health, providing real-world insight into markets and audiences in ways that no other partner could.

We work in scalable, collaborative teams that partner across disciplines and geographies to deliver integrated communications strategies that accelerate brand performance. Our agency teams have received more than 1,000 awards for work that disrupts markets and drives behaviour change. We create ideas that will work in the real world because they were built there.

Find out more at

Virgo Health

Sponsor of: Healthcare Communications Advocate

Virgo Health is a leading, multi award-winning healthcare communications and medical education agency, with offices in London and New York.  As part of the international group Golin, we are able to support the biggest names in pharma across more than 50 countries.

Healthcare is an industry with people at its heart and everything we do through communication is about helping people make better decisions about health and wellbeing. That’s why our ethos of Being Human is so important. Being Human means communicating in a personalised and authentic way. It means recognising what people really think, believe and do. It means understanding our clients and audiences as individuals.

We provide strategic communications across the full product lifestyle, including disease awareness and patient engagement, brand and product launches, market access, corporate strategy, issues and reputation management, employee engagement and social media strategy.  We also offer specialist PR services for OTC and consumer health products.  Our experience spans multiple therapy areas and work with pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies, industry bodies, public and private health providers and patient organisations.

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Sponsor of: Communiqué Public Affairs And Policy Consultancy of the Year

ZENOPA are recruiters whose vision is “Accelerating individual growth and business value through aligning talent with company culture”. Hence our watchword Talent Driven 🔺  Culture Focused.

Within the Healthcare Communications community, ZENOPA has 3 DECADES of established relationships and cultural understanding, our integrity and transparency are proven, enabling ZENOPA to work in synergy with you. ZENOPA offers you guidance, which is supported by our data and emotional intelligence, providing you informed decision making. We enable your best outcome.

During this lockdown period, the Healthcare Communications community has probably been the best prepared community having already established degrees of flexible home working.  Such that health communication to HCPs, influencing groups and where appropriate the public has continued in the pursuit of us all being healthier. As such our community is relatively untouched, the majority flourishing and successfully rising to the challenge of increasing need whilst remaining home based.

To accelerate your growth, contact ZENOPA.
01494 818 000

To find out about sponsorship opportunities at this year’s Awards, contact our Sales Team on +44 (0)1372 414200, or email

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Key dates

Entry deadline 5 March 2020
Extended entry deadline 12 March 2020
Judging day 1 7 May 2020
Judging day 2 21 May 2020
Awards Ceremony 2 July 2020

Contact information:

For sponsorship opportunities:
Sales Team
Tel: +44 (0)1372 414200

General event enquiries:
Debbie Tuesley
Tel: +44 (0)1372 414243

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