CATEGORIES FOR THE GLOBAL CARDIOVASCULAR AWARDS 2025:

1. Innovation in Interventional Cardiology - Coronary NEW 2025

This award recognises innovation in interventional cardiology - in the coronary field - and seeks to highlight a device, solution or technique that has advanced the minimally invasive treatment of cardiovascular disease.


2. Innovation in Interventional Cardiology - Structural Heart NEW 2025

This award recognises innovation in interventional cardiology - in the structural heart field - and seeks to highlight a device, solution or technique that has advanced the minimally invasive treatment of cardiovascular disease.


3. Innovation in Cardiac Surgery

Recognising excellence at the cutting edge of cardiovascular surgery, this award is aimed at advances in technology or technique aimed at advancing the field and improving outcomes for patients.


4. Innovation in Electrophysiology, Pacing and Rhythm Management NEW 2025

This award recognises state-of-the-art techniques and technologies for the treatment and/or management of heart rhythm disorders.


5. Innovation in Patient and Operator Safety

This award recognises state-of-the-art techniques and technologies intended to make cardiovascular procedures safer for patients and/or operators. Entrants could include, for example, developers of technologies aimed at reducing radiation or contrast exposure.


6. Innovation in Cardiac Imaging

Reflecting rapid advances in cardiac imaging, this award seeks to recognise innovations in techniques for non-invasive diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases.


7. Best Cardiovascular Product Launch

This award aims to recognise the highest-impact device or service launch in the cardiovascular space. To be eligible, the product launch must have commenced after July 1, 2022 (two-year window).


8. Best New Startup NEW 2025

This award will recognise a new company that demonstrates exceptional innovation, strong business potential, and a significant positive impact on cardiovascular healthcare.


9. Digital Innovation Award

This award seeks to recognise the innovative use of novel digital, mobile or wearable technologies, data analytics techniques or machine learning to advance cardiovascular care.


10. Contribution to Equity and Diversity in Cardiovascular Care NEW 2025

Recognising efforts within institutions and industry to reach underserved and underrepresented populations, this award is targeted at campaigns or initiatives that have contributed to increased diversity in the field of cardiovascular care.


11. Lifetime Contribution to Cardiovascular Care - Clinical NEW 2025

This award will recognise the significant lifetime contribution of an individual to the provision of cardiovascular healthcare.


12. Lifetime Contribution to Cardiovascular Care - Industry NEW 2025

This award will recognise an individual who has not only made remarkable contributions to the cardiovascular medtech industry but has also left an enduring legacy that continues to inspire and advance the


13. Future Leader Award

An award recognising a promising early-career physician in the field of cardiovascular care.


14. Heart Team of the Year

Recognising efforts to provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary care to cardiovascular disease patients, this award seeks to find the heart team with the greatest commitment to cross-disciplinary speciality in the patient's interest.


15. CEO of the Year

An award recognising outstanding leadership in the medical technology industry.


16. Industry Rising Star - Small to Medium Enterprise NEW 2025

This award recognises a rising star from an SME (0 - 100 employees) who has shown exceptional promise, contributed significantly to advancements in cardiovascular medtech, and demonstrated potential for continued impact and leadership in the industry.


17. Industry Rising Star - Medium to Large Enterprise NEW 2025

This award recognises a rising star from a medium-to-large enterprise (100+ employees) who has shown exceptional promise, contributed significantly to advancements in cardiovascular medtech, and demonstrated potential for continued impact and leadership in the industry.


18. Best Prevention Campaign

This award recognises a patient-facing campaign or initiative dedicated to the prevention of cardiovascular disease.


19. Best Education Campaign

This award recognises the most impactful campaign aimed at facilitating access to available treatments for cardiovascular diseases.


20. Collaboration of the Year NEW 2025

An award recognising the most innovative collaboration in the field of cardiovascular care. Eligible entrants could include collaborations in research, healthcare provision or education.


21. Contribution to Sustainability NEW 2025

Recognising a campaign, initiative or innovation that aims to improve environmental sustainability within the delivery of cardiovascular care.