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The finalists for this year’s CPHI Barcelona Pharma Awards span 12 categories with awards ranging from accelerating innovations through to improved sustainability and best start-up initiative.
On Sept. 15, 2023, CPHI Barcelona announced the finalists for the 2023 CPHI Pharma Awards. The awards ceremony will be held on Oct. 24, 2023, the opening day of CPHI Barcelona, the world’s largest pharma event, at the Fiera Barcelona.
According to an event press release, the shortlist of finalists was narrowed down from more than 180 entries across 12 categories that cover innovations across the full pharmaceutical supply chain. The finalists featured include many of the pharma industry’s biggest names and breakthrough companies.
The 2023 awards mark the 20th anniversary of the CPHI Pharma Awards, which began in 2004. These awards have traditionally celebrated pharma’s brightest individuals and companies, and winners have been selected for their contributions to driving the industry forward through people, products, and performance. This year’s edition has introduced three new categories to reflect the wave of current innovation that has engulfed the industry, according to the press release.
The 2023 finalists include companies that led by example in sustainable manufacturing and manufacturers and innovators that developed new technologies to advance drug discovery, development, and manufacturing, as well as honoring transformational digital solutions of the future and philanthropic initiatives. The “CEO of the Year” category will celebrate this year’s most exemplary leader.
Each entry was extensively evaluated by an expert panel comprising individuals who collectively bring decades of expertise from big pharma, consultancy, regulatory, market intelligence, and academia.
The 2023 shortlist of finalists is as follows.
Category: Accelerating Innovation
Category: API Development
Category: At the Heart of Pharma
Category: CEO of the Year
Category: Drug Delivery & Device
Category: Finished Formulation
Category: Manufacturing Excellence
Category: Start-Up Initiative
Category: Supply Chain Excellence
The winners will be unveiled at a networking reception in Hall Botanica (East Entrance, next to Hall 3), Fira Barcelona Gran Via. The reception is invite-only for VIPs, nominees, and senior stakeholders.
Source: CPHI Barcelona