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Technology Award for Health and Medicine

Professor Chris Toumazou FRS Honoured By World Technology Network At Gala Ceremony in New York

Abingdon, United Kingdom, 23rd July 2009 - Toumaz Technology Limited, the leading provider of ultra-low power wireless infrastructure for body monitoring solutions, today announces that Toumaz Technology Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Technology Officer Professor Chris Toumazou FRS has won the 2009 World Technology Award in the Health and Medicine category. Professor Toumazou, who is also CEO of Toumaz Holdings (AIM: TMZ.L), was named as this year's recipient at a gala ceremony on Thursday 16 July. The award ceremony was held at the TIME Conference Center, Time and Life Building, in New York, at the culmination of the two-day World Technology Summit.

The prestigious World Technology Awards are given in recognition of those individuals and companies doing innovative work of "the greatest likely long-term significance" in their respective fields. Nominees are proposed by Fellows and Founding Members of the World Technology Network (WTN) - a global community of the key players working in technology, from technologists, financiers and entrepreneurs to government officials, policy analysts and futurists. Other recipients of an Individual award this year include Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and President Paul Kagame of the Republic of Rwanda. Corporate winners include YouTube (in the category of Communications Technology), Amazon (IT Hardware) and Facebook (IT Software). The corporate winner in the Health and Medicine category was the Mayo Clinic.

World Technology Network Founder and Chairman James P. Clark commented: "The World Technology Network was conceived to bring together the most innovative and impactful people and organisations in science and technology today. Professor Chris Toumazou is a great example of an extraordinary individual working tirelessly on technologies and businesses that are actively creating the future, as exemplified by the pioneering digital band-aid healthcare product now entering the market through Toumaz Technology. Professor Toumazou's achievements have been wholeheartedly endorsed by his peers through this award, and we are delighted to welcome him to the association."

Commenting on his award, Professor Toumazou said, "I am very grateful to the members of the World Technology Network for this honour. The focus of my professional endeavour has always has been to accelerate the development and adoption of technology that can benefit and improve the lives of people around the world. I am delighted to become a part of a community of innovators that share this vision."

Professor Toumazou (FRS FRS FREng FIEEE FIEE CEng PhD) co-founded Toumaz Technology in 2000 to exploit developments in ultra-low power silicon chip technology at Imperial College London. The patented core technology, Advanced Mixed Signal Processing (AMxTM), is the basis for Toumaz's SensiumTM technology platform for intelligent, ultra-low power wireless body monitoring.

Professor Toumazou currently holds the Winston Wong Chair in Biomedical Circuits at Imperial College London and is Director and Chief Scientist of the new Institute of Biomedical Engineering at Imperial. In recognition of his outstanding research, he was made a Professor at Imperial at the age of 33 - one of the youngest ever. He holds 23 patents, many of which are now fully granted in key territories throughout the world, and has published over 320 research papers in the field of RF and low power electronics.

In 2007 he was awarded the Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal and in 2008 was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society - the highest honour in the UK scientific system.

Professor Toumazou led a major campaign to raise £22 million to fund the creation of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at Imperial College London, which opened its state-of-the-art, purpose-built facilities in 2006. By combining the strengths of Imperial's world class research schools in engineering and medicine, the IBE draws together scientists, medical researchers, clinicians and engineers to drive major advances in key areas of medical diagnosis and treatment, including personalised healthcare, regenerative medicine and biomedical imaging.

For more information about the World Technology Summit and Awards and for a full list of 2009 Award winners, please visit: http://www.wtn.net/summit2009/nominees.html

About Toumaz Technology (www.toumaz.com)
Toumaz Technology Limited is the leading provider of ultra-low power wireless infrastructure for body monitoring solutions.

Toumaz's ultra low-power smart sensor interface and transceiver platform - the SensiumTM - enables non-intrusive, real-time wireless monitoring of multiple vital signs for a wide range of healthcare and lifestyle management applications. Based on Toumaz's patented ultra-low power Advanced Mixed Signal (AMx)TM technology, the Sensium provides the enabling technology to connect the mobile individual to healthcare providers - simply, affordably and unobtrusively.

For healthcare professionals, this transforms the possibilities for pro-active monitoring and improved quality of care. For patients, it delivers new opportunities for lifestyle-compatible, personalised healthcare, as well as better therapeutic outcomes. 

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