Events and Awards

Events and Awards


Best Clinical Trials Wearable Sensor Technology Company, GHP Awards, August 1, 2019

Shimmer was recognized for its Verisense™ wearable sensors platform, which was designed from the ground up for clinical research. Verisense was designed specifically to meet the specialized needs of clinical research, including improving data quality, while reducing burden on sponsors, sites and participants. Sponsors gain access to secure, raw participant data, which are validated using built-in algorithms. Verisense sensors are also easy for participants to use; they can just put them on and forget about them. They can be worn all the time, even in the bath or shower, the battery lasts for up to six months, and data transfer is completely automatic.

Best Researcher Wearable Wireless Technology Provider, GHP Awards, August 1, 2019

Shimmer was also awarded Best Researcher Wearable Wireless Technology Provider by Global Health & Pharma. This award recognizes Shimmer's commitment to the research and academic space. In addition to standard products, Shimmer provides customized sensor development services, volume manufacturing, and complete wearable sensor solutions of any complexity. Shimmer’s technology and services have been employed by thousands of researchers at more than 900 leading companies, universities, and research institutes in more than 75 countries. Shimmer’s technology is incorporated in the products and services of more than 20 original equipment manufacturers.

Best New Wearable Technology Device, IDTechEx Show, November 15, 2018

Shimmer's NeuroLynQ platform was recognized as the best new wearable technology developed within the last year by the IDTechEx Show in Santa Clara, CA! In less than a year from its launch, NeuroLynQ’s innovation has been on full display in a Super Bowl Ad Study with Ipsos and a World Cup Ad Study with GfK. These two studies have shown that NeuroLynQ can layer in seamlessly with other traditional research methodologies and bring out insights that could not have been derived by using the methodologies individually.

Most Innovative Wearable Sensing Solution, US Business News, December 17, 2018

NeuroLynQ has taken home another award - this time from US Business News at the 2018 Technology Elite Awards! This award recognizes NeuroLynQ's innovation in making neuromarketing easy. To learn more about the award, check out the press release and full supplement listing all the winners from this year's Technology Elite Awards.


Med in Ireland, October 10, 2019

Held in one of the world’s most exciting medtech hubs, Med in Ireland is a one-day event exploring how innovative Irish companies are transforming the future of healthcare and manufacturing. Come meet us and learn how we are continuing to transform the future of healthcare one step at a time!

DPharm Idol, September 17-18, 2019

More than 20 pharma companies are reporting on specific innovations they have developed to better deliver new medicines. DPharm 2019 covers the full spectrum of clinical research, including virtual trials, digital applications, real-world data, big data management, AI applications, MAPs, EHR eSource operations, patient-centric strategies, new business models, collaborations and technologies.

Contact us ahead of the conference to learn about the innovations that Shimmer has been developing in this space!

Mobile in Clinical Trials, September 16, 2019

Mobile tools are designed to reduce the burden to patients, collect more accurate data and drive better health outcomes. The 6th Annual Mobile in Clinical Trials event presents the latest progress in applying mobile/digital tools and patient-facing technologies to connect and empower patients, while obtaining better outcomes in drug development.

Shimmer will be showcasing Verisense, its newest platform optimized for clinical research! If you are interested in learning more ahead of the conference, contact us at

DIA Global Annual Meeting, June 23-27, 2019

Shimmer is excited to attend the DIA Global Annual Meeting for the first time and showcase Verisense! DIA, founded as the Drug Information Association, has provided a global, yet neutral stage, for collaboration to address healthcare challenges for more than 50 years. DIA's Global Annual Meeting gathers stakeholders from across the world to openly knowledge share, generating insights beyond boundaries to advance innovation in healthcare product development and lifecycle management globally.

Shimmer is passionate about advancing innovation in health care and we cannot wait to meet people who share this passion! If you will be in attendance at the conference and would like to set up a meeting, please feel free to get in contact with us.

Digital Biomarkers in Clinical Trials Summit, June 19, 2019

Shimmer will be in attendance at the Digital Biomarkers in Clinical Trials Summit in Switzerland! Building off the successful first annual event at Roche in Basel, the Digital Biomarkers in Clinical Trials Summit is the first global forum of its kind to focus on ways for pharma clinical trials to take advantage of new opportunities to collect better data and improve the patient experience; as well as how these new digital health tools supplement existing biomarker strategies.

If you would like to get in contact with us ahead of the summit, please email

IIeX North America, April 23-25, 2019

Shimmer is excited to announce that we will be in attendace at IIeX North America in April. IIeX is a platform designed to help brands and marketing research firms adapt to the rapid change in the insights industry due to technology advancement and innovative ways of gathering business intelligence. We will be showcasing NeuroLynQ, Shimmer's neuromarketing platform designed to look at the emotional responses of an individual or group in real-time.

If you would like to learn more, or set up a meeting at the conference, please email

SCOPE Summit, February 18-21, 2019

Shimmer will be exhibiting at the SCOPE Summit in Orlando, FL! This is Shimmer's first time attending this conference and we couldn't be more excited to get down to Orlando and meet everyone attending. We will be officially launching a new product at this conference, so keep an eye on our website and social media for updates. As always, feel free to get in contact with us ahead of the conference to learn more, or to schedule a meeting in Orlando!

This conference focuses on advances and innovative solutions in all aspects of clinical trial planning, management and operations, including: Site Selection and Management, Patient Engagement, Data Strategy & Analytics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Sensors and Wearables, and much more! To learn more about the conference, click here.

Shopper Brain Conference, November 7-9, 2018

President of Shimmer Americas, Geoff Gill, will be presenting at the Shopper Brain Conference in Amsterdam in November. This conference is all about human behavior and the brain in a marketing perspective; to learn more about the agenda and topics being covered, click here. The Shopper Brain Conference will provide opportunities for participants to network with peers, gain new in-field contacts and engage in collaborative discussions with the largest neuromarketing network in the world. If you are interested in learning more about NeuroLynQ and how it is being used, you should really consider attending.

MedInnovation Boston 2018, June 25, 2018

Are you in the Massachusetts area on June 25th? President of Shimmer Americas, Geoff Gill, will be presenting on the commercialization of emerging medical technologies at MedInnovation Boston. Click here to learn more about the agenda and topics being discussed. Feel free to get in contact with us prior to the event by emailing

Industry Research and Development Group: Driving Your Digital Transformation, June 13, 2018

Shimmer will be exhibiting at the IRDG's "Driving your Digital Transformation" conference, as a part of their Smart Connected Series. The venue for this event is Croke Park Stadium in Dublin, Ireland. To learn more ahead of the conference, visit IRDG's website. Feel free to reach out to us prior to the conference by emailing, or by visitng our website.

Advertising Research Foundation: CONSUMERxSCIENCE, March 27-28, 2018

Shimmer is confirmed for the Advertising Research Foundation's flagship conference: CONSUMERxSCIENCE. This conference will focus on a deep understanding of consumer behavior/drivers of creative excellence with a scientific lens. Shimmer will be exhibiting both days of the conference, so we look forward to an exciting couple of days in New York City. To learn more about this conference, visit the ARF website.

MDG Forum, February 7, 2018

Are you in the Massachusetts region on February 7th? President of Shimmer Americas, Mr. Geoff Gill, will be the moderator for a panel of expert speakers at MDG Boston discussing wearable medical product development. Get an insight into the wearable research areas that are beginning to link physical parameters and specific disease states. Find the details of the talk here.


QRCA 2018 Annual Conference, January 24-26

Shimmer will be in attendace at QRCA's 2018 Annual Conference. QRCA is a global association of the world's most innovative, collaborative and passionate market research professionals dedicated to maximizing the power of qualitative. This is Shimmer's first time attending this conference, so we are excited to see what it has to offer and meeting all attending!