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21 May 2013

Loughborough Chemistry alumnus rewarded with Queen's Award

Congratulations to Loughborough alumnus Bob Urie (Industrial Chemistry, 1968).

His company, Mediplus, has received a Queen’s Award for Enterprise – International Trade in recognition of increased year on year export sales growth over the last six years.

Established in 1986, Mediplus focuses on the research, development, manufacture and marketing of innovative medical devices that meet the needs of patients and clinicians worldwide.

The company’s export sales now represent 33% of its revenue. During the six years covered by the Award, the company has also grown from 19 to 28 people.

Bob is one of the Enterprise departments dedicated and inspiring Studio mentors who so generously support several of our graduate companies.