DTL has won the prestigious 19th Sentinel business award for Science and Technology and were runners up in the International Trade category.
The Sentinel business awards recognise the most outstanding companies and individuals in the South Cheshire and Staffordshire regions.
The Science & Technology award recognised the work conducted by DTL as part of the safety testing of new and existing chemicals, agrochemicals, personal care and pharmaceutical products. Due to our unwavering commitment to scientific and quality excellence in the field of invitro dermal absorption, the company has grown from 6 staff in 2007, to a 20 strong team of scientific professionals in 2014. We also have further growth plans to take the company to 40 staff within the next 5 years.
In addition to safety assessment studies, the Company has collaborations with the School of Pharmacy in the Faculty of Health here at Keele University, including PhD studentships. Here, DTL is actively involved with the research and development of new products aimed at improving the delivery of drugs into and through the skin using novel formulation technology.
The international trade award recognised the exceptional achievement in growth through overseas trade. DTL works with companies across the globe and is proud of the enduring relationships it has developed with clients in Europe, North America and Asia.
The award, was presented to DTL Chairman, Professor Jon Heylings and Managing Director, Dave Fox by Professor Susan Foreman, of Staffordshire University, who sponsored this category.