Over 170 personalities from the Swiss healthcare sector, politics, business, and society celebrated the Viktor Award 2022 in Bern on March 29, 2023. The festive gala honored personalities who have stood out for exceptional achievements in the healthcare sector and who, like Johnson & Johnson, are committed to the well-being of patients.
Michael Hübner, Country Lead J&J Innovation, gave the laudation for Enea Martinelli, the winner in the category "Most Outstanding Personality". With perseverance and persistence, the chief pharmacist of the FMI hospital group in Berne and vice president of the Pharmasuisse association is committed to improving the availability of medicines in Switzerland.
The prize for "Medical Masterpiece" went to Prof. Christoph Berger, MD, Head of Infectiology & Hospital Hygiene, Laboratory Microbiology, University Children's Hospital Zurich. Newcomer of the Year was won by PEDeus AG - the startup has developed a tool for correct dosing of medications in pediatric medicine. The most popular hospital director is Adrian Schmitter, CEO Kantonsspital Baden, and the best food was won by GZO Spital Wetzikon. The hospital won the first-ever prize for the best hospital kitchen.
Johnson & Johnson is a Presenting Partner of the Viktor Award, helping to drive innovation, recognize exceptional performance and improve patient well-being.