UBM EMEA announces CPhI Pharma Awards 2016 finalists

More than 100 entries for the awards were received across 12 categories

The CPhI Pharma Awards finalists have been named

CPhI Worldwide, organised by UBM EMEA, has announced the finalists for this year’s CPhI Pharma Awards.

In its 13th year, the awards honour companies and individuals driving the pharma industry forward through innovations, new approaches, technologies and strategies.

More than 100 entries were received across 12 categories.

The winners will be revealed at the CPhI Pharma Awards Gala on Tuesday 4 October at Fairmont Rey Juan Carlos I in Barcelona, Spain.

The finalists per category include:

1. Excellence in Pharma: API Development

  • Haruan Cream, Abmanan Biomedical
  • ACHIEVE – Accelerating the delivery of quality, life-changing medicines to the patient, APC
  • The Translation of a Potent Agents into Approved Drugs, Ash Stevens Inc, part of Piramal
  • Novel Synthesis of Dronedarone Intermediate, Cambrex
  • Novel Synthesis of Lacosamide, Cambrex
  • Micronised Fenofibrate API, Harman Fenochem
  • PathX: Novel Pathways for Producing APIs via Fermentation, Intrexon
  • Asymmetric Synthesis of APIs, Piramal

2. Excellence in Pharma: Formulation and Excipients

  • Using Intrinsically Enteric Capsule Technology To Deliver Enteric Protection and Delayed Release Achieved Without Functional Coating, Capsugel
  • Paediatric Dosage Form – Hydrocortison, Diurnal
  • Paediatric Dosage Form – Hydrocortison, Glatt
  • TCC TB – Tricalcium citrate as excipient for direct compression, Jungbunzlauer Ladenburg
  • Parteck SRP 80 Excipient, Merck

3. Excellence in Pharma: Manufacturing Technology and Equipment

  • Enzymatic synthesis of cyclic imino acids and their derivatives, API Corporation
  • Rispharm CRC TE, Berry Plastics
  • The Future of Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing: ConsiGma, GEA Group
  • Implementation of laser treatment-technology in the manufacturing process of Nipro’s D2F pre-filled syringes (PFS), Nipro Pharma Packaging
  • Mobius 1000 L Bioreactor, Merck
  • End-to-End-Continuous Manufacturing: chemical synthesis, workup and liquid formulation, Microinnova Engineering

4. Excellence in Pharma: Bioprocessing

  • BioSC Lab: DSP Purification Breakthrough for the Biopharma Industry, Novasep
  • The Pioneer in the commercial manufacture of ADCs, Piramal Pharma

5. Excellence in Pharma: Analysis, Testing, and Quality Control</p>

  • Robust analytical method for evaluation of aliphatic amine impurities in API by RP-HPLC, Biophore India Pharmaceuticals
  • Robust and rugged analytical method for evaluation and quantitation of very low level of inorganic impurities in inorganic API by HPLC, Biophore India Pharmaceuticals
  • NanoLIBS, B&W Tek
  • HDX Analysis of Proteins, SGS

6. Excellence in Pharma: Drug Delivery Devices

  • 3M Intelligent Control Inhaler, 3M
  • Single Dose Nasal Applicator, Harro Höfliger
  • Tailor-made injections with Safelia: self-inject even the most difficult formulations, Nemera
  • Ibuprofen in Unistraw Delivery System (UDS), SRS Life Sciences
  • 3Dose Unit Dose Injector, TKS Laboratory Europe
  • BPA FREE NEEDLE, TKS Laboratory Europe
  • THE INViSIBLE NEEDLE, TKS Laboratory Europe

7. Excellence in Pharma: Packaging

  • Faller Pharma Compliance Pack, August Faller
  • Automatic ampoule packaging, Edelmann
  • Folding box with printed electronics, Edelmann
  • INTERACTIVE PACKAGING, Erbalab
  • Twist’n’brush – an innovative single-dose application system developed by Neopac and GEKA, Hoffmann Neopac
  • JOMA Pills Dispenser, JOMA Kunststofftechnik
  • VIALEX – Premium Technology for Surface control, Nipro Packaging
  • PhutureMed: Advanced Packaging Solution for Pharmaceuticals, Palladio Group together with E ink
  • PYCLEAR PROTECTION: Patient Protection & Cost-Efficiency, Pylote
  • CPhI Pharma Awards 2016 – Application adaptiQ – Fast Forward Now, Schott
  • A New Paradigm in Primary Parenteral Packaging, SiO2 Medical Products
  • VIAL ROBOTIC FILLING LINE, Steriline

8. Excellence in Pharma: Supply Chain, Logistics, and Distribution

  • HP3 – Hybrid Pharma Packaging Partner, Origin Pharma Packaging
  • Leveraging a global network to ensure supply, reduce costs and shorten timelines for biologic supply, Patheon
  • MENA region, Raising Star with New Challenges, Pharma Venture Mena FZC
  • Biotech distribution platform enables cold chain excellence, Pharmaserv Logistics

9. Excellence in Pharma: Contract Services and Outsourcing

  • Sirdupla, 3M
  • Merck’s Translational Medicine Guide Transforms the Drug Development Process, Merck
  • OptiForm Solution Suite and OptiForm Solution Suite Bio, Catalent Pharma Solutions

10. Excellence in Pharma: Regulatory Procedures and Compliance

  • Freyr Global Labeling Xcellence (GLX) Framework, Freyr Solutions
  • Emprove Programme, Merck
  • TraceLink Life Sciences Cloud: Tracelink

11. Excellence in Pharma: Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Partnerships for a Better World – Traceable & Sustainable Harvesting of Phytochemicals medicinal plants with ethical use of biodiversity, C2 Pharma (formerly Centroflora CMS)
  • Foster grandchildren, Farmak Joint Stock Company
  • GLI (Global Laboratory Initiative), GRIFOLS
  • RAI (Child Nutrition support programme), GRIFOLS
  • Centella asiatica Project in Madagascar, Indena
  • Improving access to medicines for all, International Health Partners

12. Excellence in Pharma: CEO of the Year

  • Steven M. Klosk, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cambrex
  • Udit Batra, PhD, Member of the Executive Board of Merck KgAa and CEO, life science business of Merck
  • Satya Ramani Vadlamani, Chairperson and Managing Director, Murli Krishna Pharma
  • Prof. Austin McDonald, CEO of OncoGenerix China
  • Dr Lukas von Hippel, Managing Director, Pharma Waldhof

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