IChemE Global Awards 2018
IChemE Awards 2018

Categories and entry

Johnson Matthey

The IChemE Global Awards, in association with Johnson Matthey, celebrate chemical, process and biochemical engineering excellence and are widely recognised as the world's most prestigious chemical engineering awards.


Outstanding Achievement in Chemical and Process Engineering 2018

Sponsored by: ExxonMobil

The outstanding entry from the IChemE Global Awards across all categories, will receive the Outstanding Achievement in Chemical and Process Engineering Award 2018.


Biotechnology Award 2018

 Biotechnology

Sponsored by: WSP

Recognises achievement, innovation and discoveries in the fields of biochemical, bioprocessing, bioengineering, bioenergy, biocatalysis, bioreactor and nanotechnology.

Entries should demonstrate existing or potential industrial application, especially in the healthcare, food, agriculture, energy, water and chemical sectors.


Business Start-Up Award 2018

 Best Business Start Up

Sponsored by: Bouygues Energies & Services

Recognises the top organisation, within or serving the chemical, biochemical and process industries, to be formed in the last five years. 

Entries should demonstrate contribution to advancing the chemical, biochemical or process industries and evidence of successful business performance and financial viability.


NEW: Diversity and Inclusion Award 2018

 DIversity and Inclusion Award

Sponsored by: BP

Recognises the organisation or group that best demonstrates a commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion* within its workforce, sector or business practises.

*Diversity means respecting and valuing all forms of difference in individuals. Inclusion is about positively acknowledging this diversity and taking deliberate action to create environments where everyone feels respected and able to achieve their full potential


Energy Award 2018

Sponsored by: Rolls-Royce

Recognises the best project or process to demonstrate innovation in renewable, alternative or nuclear energy, efficient energy use or the development of energy production methods that reduce energy intensity.


Food and Drink Award 2018

 

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Recognises the best project, process or product that demonstrates innovation to optimise manufacturing operations and contribute to the manufacturing of safe, sustainable food or drink.


Industry Project Award 2018

 Industry Project

Sponsored by: Sellafield Ltd

Recognises the best chemical or biochemical engineering project to be implemented in industry after 1 July 2016. Entries may relate to construction of new industrial plant or to the enhancement of existing facilities.


Innovative Product Award 2018

 Innovative Product

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Recognises the best product originating from the process industries to be manufactured commercially after July 2016. The product should demonstrate innovation, and a social, commercial, safety and/or environmental benefit.


Oil and Gas Award 2018

 Oil and Gas

Sponsored by: Jacobs

Recognises the best project or process to demonstrate engineering excellence in the oil and gas sector, efficient energy use and the development of energy production methods that reduce energy intensity.


NEW: Pharma Award 2018

Pharma

Sponsored by: PM Group

Recognises the best project, process or technology demonstrating chemical engineering excellence in the Pharmaceutical sector.  The scope covers all development phases (research to supply), types of processes and designs (API, biopharm, sterile manufacture, clean services, SIP/CIP, OSD, biological and high potency containment), and products (from dose forms to medical devices).  Entries should demonstrate both innovation in meeting patient need at affordable cost, and compliance with all relevant requirements of GMP.


Process Safety Award 2018

 Process Safety

Sponsored by: ioMosaic

Recognises an organisation that has an exemplary record in implementing process safety best practice and improvements to reduce major hazards and risks. Entries may include a structured programme – such as HAZOP, PHR, PSM – or technology to minimise risk in operating practices and human factors.


Research Project Award 2018

 Research Project

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Recognises the project or process that best demonstrates a novel chemical or biochemical engineering solution to improve resource efficiency, lifetime value and/or process automation. Entries should demonstrate potential or actual application within the chemical or biochemical engineering sector and are welcomed from industry, academia and collaborative working groups.


Sustainability Award 2018

 Sustainability Award

Sponsored by: Unilever

Recognises the project, process or product that best demonstrates innovation in waste reduction, recycling, reuse or the lengthening of product lifecycles.


Team Award 2018

 Team Award

Sponsored by: BakerHicks

Recognises the best team responsible for implementing and/or developing initiatives, products, projects, processes or services. Teams, of five or more people, can be multi-disciplinary and include colleagues from different professions, functions and organisations.


Training and Development Award 2018

 Training and Development

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Recognises the team or organisation that best demonstrates excellence in training, development of staff or education of a wider community. Entries should demonstrate how a skills/knowledge gap has been addressed, how a training programme has had a positive impact on business performance and/or how public perception of chemical engineering has been improved.


Young Industrialist Award 2018

 Young Industrialist

Sponsored by: GSK

Recognises the individual who best demonstrates their achievements and tangible application of chemical, biochemical or process engineering skills to address important economic, environmental or social issues. All entrants must have been born on or after 1 January 1988


Young Researcher Award 2018

 Young Researcher

Sponsored by: BPE

Recognises the individual who best demonstrates the impact of their research in helping to address important economic, environmental or social issues. All entrants must have been born on or after 1 January 1988


Water Award 2018

 

Available to sponsor - contact us for more information

Recognises the best project or process to demonstrate engineering excellence in water use, clean-up and re-use, with a particular emphasis on reducing environmental impact while preserving commercial viability.

 

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