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TRANSUMED GmbH Medizintechnik awarded as the most innovative german company in Russia

The award ceremony took place as part of this year's annual conference "Russia 2012" held by the Association of Russian Economy in Germany e.V. (VRWD) at the Hotel de Rome in Berlin. The "Beacon Award for the most innovative German company operating in Russia” was awarded to the company's founder and Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Bassam Helou, by Professor Dr. Andrey Zverev, CEO of VRWD and Head of the Economic and Trade Office of the Russian Federation in Germany , in the presence of the Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Michael Glos, former Federal Minister, Dr. Klaus von Dohnanyi, former State Minister, and Alexey Likhachev, Deputy Minister of Economic Development, Russian Federation.

With the foundation of VRWD the steering committee launched the “Beacon awards” for the categories "Most Innovative Company", "Investor Friendly Region," "Successful bank" and "Most competent service company". The high-level jury gives these awards to German companies for their achievements in terms of development of German-Russian economic relations.

"That commitment of TRANSUMED Medical GmbH in Russia that grew over so many years is an outstanding example of sustainable and successful cooperation between our countries. The innovative achievements of the company in the field of medical technology are for the benefit of the Russian people, "said the jury.

In the presence of celebrity guests and experts from government, industry and academia, Dr. Bassam Helou thanked the committee: "We are proud and happy to receive this award. This award is at the same time an honor and an incentive to encourage our commitment and continue with all our strength working on innovative solutions to improve health care and infrastructure."

from left to right: Alexey Likhachev, Dr. Bassam Helou, Dr. Klaus von Dohnanyi, Professor Dr. Andrey Zverev