CRO ClinTec International has won the Business Innovation of the Year award sponsored by Microsoft presented during the Scottish Business Awards. Dr. Rabinder Buttar, CEO and chairman of ClinTec International, was presented the award.
Buttar said, “ClinTec International is delighted to receive this prestigious award in recognition of all its hard work and dedication. As a global entrepreneurial company, with a presence in over fifty countries, innovation is at the heart of everything that we do.”
First Minister of Scotland Rt. Honourable Alex Salmond MSP said ClinTec is well-recognised as a successful global business operating from Scotland and Buttar as an outstanding woman in science. Buttar and her International team attended the First Minister’s event at his official residence in Edinburgh, where professor Andrea Nolan, principal of Edinburgh Napier, received an honorary OBE by the First Minister on behalf of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
The innovative business idea developed by ClinTec International was the growth of its Academy of Clinical Research Excellence (ACRE). In collaboration with the Edinburgh Napier University, the ClinTec Academy, ACRE has delivered an innovative online Masters Degree program in International Clinical Research and Technology and so far enrolled students from 15 different countries. In addition, ACRE now also offers a wide range of other University Certified training courses to address the learning needs globally of all clinical research professionals and through this it is shaping the future of training for clinical researchers on a global scale and driving standards even higher.