Call for Entries: 2018 CPhI Pharma Awards

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Annual awards program recognizes innovation in bio/pharmaceutical drug development and manufacturing.

Entries are now being accepted for the 2018 CPhI Pharma Awards, which recognize pharma industry innovation across 17 categories of bio/pharmaceutical development, manufacturing, and management, including APIs, excipients, formulations, drug delivery technologies, packaging, patient-centricity, contract services, and business performance.

The awards program, now in its 15th year, honors companies and individuals driving the pharma industry forward through innovations, technologies, and strategies. Winners will be announced at the CPhI Pharma Awards Gala Dinner at the Eurostars Madrid Tower on Oct. 9, 2018, during the CPhI Worldwide trade show in Madrid on Oct. 9–11. CPhI Worldwide, UBM (part of Informa PLC), organizer of CPhI Worldwide and the awards program, announced the 2018 awards categories and deadlines in a July 2, 2018 press statement.

More than 200 entries were submitted in 2017, more than double the number submitted in the previous year. Organizers expect an increase in applications for the Bioprocessing and Manufacturing category as CPhI expands its coverage of bioprocessing technologies with the bioLIVE event, which will be co-located with CPhI Worldwide.

The categories for 2018 are as follows:

  • Excellence in Pharma: API Development

  • Excellence in Pharma: Formulation

  • Excellence in Pharma: Excipients

  • Excellence in Pharma: Manufacturing Technology and Equipment

  • Excellence in Pharma: Bioprocessing and Manufacturing

  • Excellence in Pharma: Analysis, Testing, and Quality Control

  • Excellence in Pharma: Drug Delivery Devices

  • Excellence in Pharma: Packaging

  • Excellence in Pharma: Supply Chain, Logistics, and Distribution

  • Excellence in Pharma: Contract Services and Outsourcing

  • Excellence in Pharma: Regulatory Procedures and Compliance

  • Excellence in Pharma: Corporate Social Responsibility

  • Excellence in Pharma: CEO of the Year

  • Excellence in Pharma: Pharma Company of the Year

  • Excellence in Pharma: OTC

  • Excellence in Pharma: Patient Centricity

  • Excellence in Pharma: IT, mHealth & Digitalization

Entries must be submitted through an online application form by July 31, 2018. Finalists will be announced on Aug. 28, 2018. The awards presentation will be held at the Eurostars Madrid Tower.

Additional information can be found at the CPhI Pharma Awards site

CPhI Worldwide and Pharmaceutical Technology are (part of Informa PLC) brands.

Source: CPhI Worldwide