CPhI Worldwide, organized by UBM EMEAhas opened the annual CPhI Pharma Awards for 2015, with five new categories covering the entire pharmaceutical supply chain. Now in their 12th consecutive year, the awards will honor companies and individuals driving the pharma industry forward through innovations, new approaches, technologies and strategies.
This year’s awards are open for entries from across the entire pharmaceutical industry and are split into eight categories including: Best Innovation in Packaging, Best Innovation in Process and Formulation Development, Excellence in Partnering & Outsourcing, Best Innovation in APIs and Excipients, Best Innovation in Biologic Drug Development and Manufacturing, Innovation in Supply Chain & Logistic Management, Best Innovation in Manufacturing Technology and CEO of the Year.
The expanded award categories have been created to give full recognition to all the innovations of the pharma industry. All entries will feature in the global CPhI Pharma Awards campaign—including communications to an internal database of over 100,000 pharma professionals—and the winners will be unveiled live during CPhI Worldwide, Oct. 13-15 in Madrid, Spain.
Entries now are open to both exhibitors and visitors of CPhI Worldwide until Aug. 7. The finalists will be confirmed on Sep. 21 with each having a unique profile of their award entry featured in the CPhI Show daily.
CPhI Pharma Awards Jury Panel includes:
1. Dr. Hendrik Baumann, Arevipharma
2. Mr. Michaël Nieuwesteeg, Netherlands Packaging Center
3. Dr. Michael Platscher, Merck & Cie
4. Dr. Rene Bommer, pharmAccel Consulting
5. Gil Roth, PBOA
6. Hillary Ayshford, HCPi Media
7. Dr. Didier Bensoussan, AMRI Global
8. Gary Norman, DFE Pharma
9. Harsh Chauhan, Creighton University
10. Veronique Bregeon, Merial—a Sanofi company