Future Enterprise Award

Sponsored by Staffordshire County Council

Recognising dynamic and forward-thinking enterprises and ventures that are working at the frontiers of innovation in terms of business models or technologies, whether they are start-ups, student enterprises or new ventures for existing businesses.


Winner for the Future Enterprise award - ZenaMed


  • Stoke-on-Trent based ZenaMed is a new company developing technological solutions that help people address alcohol dependence, a condition affecting an estimated 240 million people globally.
  • Its new hand-held analyzer addresses a longstanding problem of treatment avoidance by enabling health care professionals to detect the correct use of medications. ZenaMed worked with Keele through its Business Bridge programme to address access to healthcare markets.


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