CPhI Announces Pharma Award Winners

Oct 10, 2018
By Pharmaceutical Executive Editors
CPhI Worldwide, organized by UBM (part of Informa PLC), has announced the winners of the prestigious 2018 CPhI Pharma Awards. The awards, in their 15th edition, welcomed 365 guests on October 9 in Madrid, Spain to celebrate outstanding achievements in pharma across 17 different categories.
 
Among the awards presented, ‘CEO of the Year’ went to Laurent Levy, PhD, the founder and CEO of Nanobiotix who has propelled the company to the forefront of oncological nanomedicine development. Nanobiotix also received the award for ‘Pharma Company of the Year’. The company is pioneering new approaches in cancer treatment and fast becoming the leading nanomedicine company.
 
Scientist.com was chosen as the winner of the ‘Regulatory Procedures and Compliance’ award in recognition of its new regulatory and compliance framework, COMPLi, and West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc was granted the ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ award for delivering good corporate citizenship – particularly its recent achievements in environmental sustainability.
 
In the ‘Patient Centricity’ category, SRS Life Sciences won, thanks to the Unistraw Delivery System, a child focussed approach to pharmaceuticals and supplements delivery. Qualit-e Cloud GmbH received the ‘IT, mHealth & Digitilization’ award for its new web portal. This innovation enables pharmaceutical raw material producers to upload their quality documents and authorise customers and distributors to download.
 
Tara Dougal, Head of Content – Pharma at UBM, added: “This year has been a truly remarkable and record-breaking year for the pharmaceutical industry and this was definitely mirrored in the extremely high standard of entries at the CPhI Pharma Awards. In our 15th year, we have seen a staggering number of submissions across the pharmaceutical supply chain. The judges have meticulously assessed each of the entries over all 17 categories and selected extremely worthy winners."
 
 
The 2018 CPhI Pharma Award winner by category:
 
Excellence in Pharma: API Development – Artemisinin, Ipca Labs Limited
Excellence in Pharma: Formulation – Micelle Inside Solubilisation, MiVital AG
Excellence in Pharma: Excipients - Parteck® MXP Excipient, Merck
Excellence in Pharma: Manufacturing Technology and Equipment – AqVida filling line, AqVida GmbH
Excellence in Pharma: Bioprocessing & Manufacturing - Simplification of Fed-Batch Processes Using Modified Amino Acids, Merck
Excellence in Pharma: Analysis, Testing, and Quality Control - HyperFlux™ PRO Plus, Tornado Spectral Systems
Excellence in Pharma: Drug Delivery Devices - e-NOVELIA, the smart ophthalmic add-on,
Nemera. Highly commended – IQ-Dose, Stiplastics
Excellence in Pharma: Packaging - Dual-Mix®, TECHNOFLEX. Highly commended - QuickFlip™, Aptar Pharma
Excellence in Pharma: Supply Chain, Logistics & Distribution - UniSecure®, Systech International
Excellence in Pharma: Contract Services & Outsourcing - Development of a novel bio-catalysed manufacturing route for a generic API, CatSci Ltd. Highly commended - Continuous Flow Centre of Excellence, Cambrex 
Excellence in Pharma: Regulatory and Compliance Framework, COMPLi– Scientist.com
Excellence in Pharma: Corporate Social Responsibility - Delivering on the Promise of Good Corporate Citizenship, West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.
Excellence in Pharma: CEO of the Year - Laurent Levy, Nanobiotix
Excellence in Pharma: Pharma Company of the Year - Nanobiotix
Excellence in Pharma: OTC - Excilor 2-in-1 Wart Treatment Device, Medical Brands and Vemedia 
Excellence in Pharma: Patient Centricity - SRS Unistraw Delivery System, SRS Life Sciences Pte Ltd
Excellence in Pharma: IT, mHealth & Digitalisation - Qualit-e Cloud, Qualit-e Cloud GmbH
 
For more information on the CPhI Pharma Awards, visit http://awards.cphi.com/
 
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