IChemE Global Awards 2017
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Joint Event Partner 2017


Sponsored by: Wood

Sponsor message: Wood is a new company which brings together the strengths of Wood Group, Amec and Foster Wheeler to create a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.

Wood provides performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets. These include the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors.

We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.

Visit www.woodplc.com or contact Francesco Corsi (francesco.corsi@woodplc.com) to find out more about Wood and how our newly-strengthened global capabilities can help you meet your objectives.

Joint Event Partner 2017

Johnson Matthey

Sponsored by: Johnson Matthey

Sponsor message: Johnson Matthey is a global science leader that specialises in sustainable technologies. We make it our business to make the world a better place. Our 200-year commitment to innovation keeps the company at the forefront of technological breakthroughs that make life cleaner and healthier for us all. Enabled by our science, manufacturers across many industries apply our innovations to improve the function, performance and safety of their products at a lower environmental cost.

Working at an atomic scale, our science has a global impact in areas such as low emission transport, pharmaceuticals and chemical processing.

Today more than 13,000 Johnson Matthey professionals work with our network of customers
and partners to fulfil our mission of building a cleaner, healthier future for our planet and a growing business for our shareholders.

Outstanding Achievement in Chemical and Process Engineering 2017


Sponsored by: ExxonMobil

Sponsor message: ExxonMobil, the largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, uses technology and innovation to help meet the world's growing energy needs. We hold an industry-leading inventory of resources and are one of the world's largest integrated refiners, marketers of petroleum products of chemicall manufacturers. We have been operating in the UK since 1888 and have the regional HQ for several international business here. Further to this we have the largest UK refinery at Fawley, plus significant chemical manufactirung across three sites and the UK's largest privately owned pipeline network.

Biotechnology Award 2017

PM Group

Sponsored by: PM Group

Sponsor message: PM Group is an international delivery company operating across Europe, the USA and Asia. We have a 44 year track record in project management, process design, facility design and construction management for leading multinational companies.

We are world leaders in the pharmaceuticals, food, mission critical, medtech, advanced manufacturing and energy sectors. Our reputation is built on great people with a flexible ‘can do’ attitude who consistently deliver successful projects safely for our clients.

We pride ourselves on our technical expertise and work closely with our clients to develop innovative solution for complex projects. The long standing relationships we have with our major multi-national clients result from the quality of our project delivery.

Energy Award 2017


Sponsored by: Rolls Royce

Sponsor message: Rolls-Royce designs, develops, manufactures and services integrated power systems for use in the air, on land and at sea. Our products include gas turbines, reciprocating engines and nuclear steam raising plants. For 55 years, we have been designing and manufacturing the reactors that power the Royal Navy's fleet of nuclear submarines. We are also providing engineering services and solutions to around half of the world's operational nuclear reactors, supporting clean and efficient power generation.

Our highly skilled engineers are driven by our aspiration to provide better power for a changing world.

Food and Drink Award 2017

Food and Drink Special Interest Group

Sponsored by: Food and Drink Special Interest Group

Sponsor message: Modern food and drink manufacturing processes are highly sophisticated, involving heat and mass transfer, mixing, reaction, separation and transport of liquids and solid materials. The Food & Drink Special Interest Group provides a networking community for anyone with an interest in this complex and diverse sector, whatever their background.

The Group:

  • promotes the importance of food process engineering in the manufacture of food and drink
  • advances technical policy, and progress the implementation of the Food and Nutrition theme of Chemical Engineering matters
  • supports the professional development, education and training of process engineers in the industry
  • forms and maintains links worldwide with other organisations in the field

Industry Project Award 2017


Sponsored by: Sellafield Ltd

Sponsor message: Sellafield Ltd is the company responsible for the safe and secure management of the operational and legacy nuclear facilities at Sellafield in West Cumbria. This is undertaken on behalf of the UK's Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA). This includes the decommissioning of the UK's nuclear legacy, fuel recycling and the management of low, intermediate and high level nuclear waste activities.

Engineering, design and functional support capability are provided by employees based at our Risley office, near Warrington.

Sellafield has been nearly 80 years in the making, covers 6 square kilometres and is home to more than 200 nuclear facilities.

Innovative Product Award 2017


Sponsored by: AstraZeneca

Sponsor message: Through innovation, AstraZeneca delivers medical progress that benefits patients, healthcare systems and the economies where we operate. Continuous innovation in medical progress is vital to achieving sustainable healthcare and AZ cannot play its part without recognition of, and a favourable environment for the advances we make through innovation.

AstraZeneca is a pure-play biopharmaceutical company that spans the entire value chain of a medicine from discovery, early- and late-stage development to manufacturing and distribution, and the global commercialisation of primary care, specialty care-led and specialty care medicines that transform lives. Our primary focus is on three important areas of healthcare: Cardiovascular and Metabolic disease; Oncology; and Respiratory, Inflammation and Autoimmunity (RIA). We are also active in the Infection, Neuroscience and Gastrointestinal (ING) disease areas. We push the boundaries of science to deliver life changing medicines. 

Oil and Gas Award 2017


Sponsored by: Jacobs 

Sponsor message: Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical professional and construction services.

Jacobs has operations in 250+ locations across more than 35 countries, and employs some 65,000 people. In the UK, Jacobs works on projects across sectors such as oil and gas, refining, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, automotive, power, nuclear, defence, building, and major infrastructure projects in water, rail, aviation, and roads. Jacobs employs some of the UK’s most experienced technical professional services practitioners; having grown to over 9,000 people across the UK. Jacobs has more than 830 Graduates, Technicians and Apprentices currently training in the UK.

Process Safety Award 2017


Sponsored by: ABB

Sponsor message:  ABB Consulting provides technical and engineering services to help companies in the global process industries achieve operational excellence.

We offer expertise in alarm management, hazardous area management, COMAH assessments, human factors, pressure relief, Process Hazard Reviews (PHR), HAZOPs, SIL studies and technical training to ensure safer operations. We identify and implement pragmatic solutions based on technical excellence and industry expertise which reduce risk, optimise costs and improve manufacturing efficiency.

As part of ABB, the global engineering and technology group, we have access to the expertise of over 135,000 employees in over 100 countries around the world.

Safe, reliable, efficient operations

Research Project Award 2017

Aston University


Sponsored by: Aston University

Sponsor message: Founded in 1895 and a University since 1966, Aston is a long established research-led university known for its world-class teaching quality, and strong links to business and the professions. Aston University is located in Birmingham and at the heart of a vibrant city – the self-contained campus houses all the academic, social and accommodation facilities for our students. Aston has been a leading university for graduate employment success for over 25 years and our students do extremely well in securing top jobs and careers. Our strong relationships with industry partners mean we understand the needs of employers, which is why we are ranked in the top 20 for graduate employability.

Sustainability Award 2017


Sponsored by: Costain

Sponsor message: Costain, the engineering solutions provider, delivers integrated consulting, project delivery and operations and maintenance services to major blue-chip customers in targeted market sectors.

The company has a history spanning nearly 150 years and has been involved in some of the world’s major projects including the Channel Tunnel and the Thames Barrier.

We are collectively meeting society’s major needs in the areas of energy security, transport mobility and water scarcity.

Team Award 2017

The Chemical Engineer

Sponsored by: The Chemical Engineer

Sponsor message: The Chemical Engineer is the member magazine of IChemE. We bring members and subscribers breaking news and thought-leadership from across the world of chemical, biochemical and process engineering. Visit www.thechemicalengineer.com to access the online edition of the magazine, read exclusive online-only technical and CPD content as well as search for news and jobs related to the sectors in which you work

Training and Development Award 2017

Bouygues Energies & Services

Sponsored by: Bouygues

Sponsor message: Underpinned by our customer focused approach, we develop and simplify highly demanding, complex and technically challenging projects where the need for innovation and value creation exist. We provide sustainable design, build, operate and maintain solutions that enhance and deliver long term business outcomes.

Our highly integrated capabilities span throughout the entire project lifecycle; from multidisciplinary technical consultancy, to design, construction, facility management and energy efficiency. This seamless approach encompassing technical and professional services creates added value from day one ensuring the accelerated delivery of our client strategic vision.

Young Industrialist Award 2017


Sponsored by: gsk

Sponsor message: GSK's mission is to help people do more, feel better, live longer. We invest in our manufacturing network, innovation and our people to ensure that we supply the highest quality products while constantly improving performance in the critical areas of safety, quality and sustainability. With advances in science and technology, we are exploring ways to make a dramatic step-change in manufacturing processes that will make our products more accessible to patients and consumers anywhere in the world, in more efficient and greener ways.

We are delighted to sponsor this award because it aligns with our commitment to train and develop our people, to meet the future needs of our business and continue to deliver value to the person at the end of our supply chain.

Young Researcher Award 2017

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Sponsored by: BP

Sponsor message: BP is a global energy company with wide reach across the world’s energy system. The energy we produce serves to power economic growth and lift people out of poverty.

In the future, the way heat, light and mobility are delivered will change. We aim to anchor our business in these changing patterns of demand, rather than in the quest for supply. We have a real contribution to make the world’s ambition of a low carbon future. We have operations in Europe, North and South America, Australasia, Asia and Africa, and employ around 75,000 people.

Water Award 2017

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Sponsored by: GHD

Sponsor message: GHD is one of the world's leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings and transportation.

Privately owned by our people, GHD provides engineering, environmental and advisory services to private and public sector clients across five continents and the Pacific region. Focused on creating lasting community benefit, our connected global network of 8500 pepople delivers projects with high standards of safety, quality and ethics.

Commited to sustainable development, GHD improves the physical, natural ands social environments of the many communities in which we operate.

Sole Sponsor of the Table Plan


Sponsored by: BakerHicks

Sponsor message: BakerHicks is a design and engineering company specialising in complex process, infrastructure and built environments across the full project life cycle. We use the latest innovations in facility modelling (BIM) for a complete design service.

Delivering numerous novel technology projects for biopharmaceutical, chemical, manufacturing and nuclear customers, we specialse in continuous API, high containment,  aseptic fill finish, and improving manufacturing flow.

Supporting internationally recognised brands from offices in the UK and Europe, our process and engineering teams use specialist knowledge to guide clients on their improvement and investment goals.

BakerHicks is a Morgan Sindall Group company

Event Supporter 2017


Sponsored by: BPE

Sponsor message: BPE, established in 1997, are a progressive and innovative Process Engineering Consultancy with a real depth of understanding and knowledge of the fundamental principles of (Bio) Chemical Engineering. We have extensive Process Development and Scale Up experience and Process Modelling and Simulation is a core area of our expertise.

We can offer new techniques and high quality support for early stage Concept and Feasibility Studies as well as through the subsequent design stages to commissioning and qualification. Process Safety is core to all of our design projects but we can also offer independent HAZOP Chairing, ATEX/DSEAR Assessments and SIL/LOPA Studies. We are ISO 9001 :2008 accredited and work to established and proven project methodologies.



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