Finalists

Biotechnology (sponsored by WSP)

  • CPI, UCB Celltech, Lonza Pharma and Biotech, Horizon Discovery, Sphere Fluidics, and Alcyomics, UK - Defining and Developing New Generation Medicines
  • Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Malaya, Malaysia - Co-cultivation of Microalgae-bacteria for Wastewater Treatment
  • Malaysian Pepper Board, Malaysia - Bio-pepper Enhancer
  • National University of Singapore, Singapore - Microbes Converting Polymerized Sugars to Chemicals
  • Proklean Technologies, India - Next Generation Biochemicals Using Probiotics
  • University College London, UK - Bioprocess Engineering Leadership Centre

Business Start Up (sponsored by Sellafield Ltd)

  • Engineurs, UK - Flawless Executions and Operational Excellence Specialist
  • Flocess, Germany - Software for Pillow-plate Heat Exchangers
  • University College London, UK - Continuous Graphene Manufacturing by Microwave

Diversity and Inclusion (sponsored by BP)

  • Costain, UK - Costain's Inclusion Strategy: Implementation and Results
  • Ecolab, UK - Ecolab E3: Empower Engage Energise
  • ExxonMobil Chemical and Esso Petroleum Company, UK - Diversity and Inclusion
  • Fluor, UK - Driving Innovation Through Diversity and Inclusion
  • Rolls-Royce, UK - Continuing to Make a Difference

Energy (sponsored by Rolls Royce)

  • AquaBattery, The Netherlands - BlueBattery - Energy Storage in Table Saltwater
  • Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage, University of Birmingham, UK, and Chinese Railway Rolling Stock Company (CRRC), China - Cold Storage for Integrated Road/Rail Transportation
  • Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage, University of Birmingham and Jinhe Energy, UK - The NexGen-TEST Project
  • CST Wastewater Solutions, NH Foods Australia, and Oakey Beef Export, Australia and Global Water & Energy (GWE), Belgium - NH Foods Australia Biogas Sustainability Initiative
  • Heriot-Watt University, UK, Green Data Center, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia and Dearman Engine Company, UK - Green Data Centres for Sustainable Future
  • Perlemax and Viridor Waste Management, UK - Enhanced DZAD Cycle
  • Tri-Y Environmental Research Institute and Qilu University of Technology, Canada - Biobased Natural TCM Energy Saver
  • University of Sheffield, Imperial College London, and Newcastle University, UK - Assessment of Intensified Solvent-based CO2 Capture

Food and Drink

  • Bitrez Ltd, UK - Bitrez Curaphen
  • Ecolab Ltd, UK - Ecolab's Manufacturing Processes Improve Food Safety
  • Global Water & Energy (GWE), Belgium - Water Reclamation for Breweries

Industry Project

  • CPFD Software, USA and Viva Energy Refining, Australia - Risk Reduction Through Virtual Reactor Digitalization
  • CPI, UCB Celltech, Lonza Pharma and Biotech, Horizon Discovery, Sphere Fluidics and Alcyomics, UK - Defining and Developing New Generation Medicines
  • Haldor Topsøe A/S, Denmark - Topsoe Improved Gasoline Process (TiGAS™)
  • Johnson Matthey, UK - Johnson Matthey Delivers Commercial Manufacturing in Annan
  • Johnson Matthey and Eastman Chemical Company, UK - Methanol and Syngas to MEG
  • Sellafield Ltd, UK - Safe Retrieval of Legacy Nuclear Waste
  • Sellafield Ltd and National Nuclear Laboratory, UK - Dynamic Modelling Effluent Treatment Facilities
  • Synthomer, UK - Synthomer NBR Expansion Project

Innovative Product (sponsored by Doosan)

  • CPFD Software, USA and Viva Energy Refining, Australia - Risk Reduction Through Virtual Reactor Digitalization
  • Dow Chemical, Belgium - DOWSIL™ ACP-3073 ANTIFOAM COMPOUND
  • Dow Chemical Company, Republic of Korea - UV-Moisture Hybrid Curing Silicone Adhesive
  • Dow Performance Silicones, USA - Si-Foam Enabling Efficient Renewable Energy Storage
  • Johnson Matthey, Catalyst Technologies, UK - Chromium-free Hydrogenation Catalyst
  • Micropore Technologies, UK - Membrane Emulsification Finally Comes of Age
  • Stora Enso, Finland - Renewable Micro-fibrillated Cellulose Replaces Fossil Materials
  • Tri-Y Environmental Research Institute, Canada and Qilu University of Technology, China - Biobased Natural TCM Energy Saver

Oil and Gas

  • ExxonMobil Chemicals, UK - 10" Heavy Hydrocarbon Line Freeze
  • Fluor, UK - Oxygen Enhanced Claus CO2 Recovery Process
  • Haldor Topsøe A/S, Denmark - Topsoe Improved Gasoline Process (TiGAS™)
  • Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia - Flare Gas Recovery System (FGRS)
  • Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Aramco Flare Gas Recovery System
  • Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia - Water Management Dashboard
  • University College London, UK - Solar Driven Methane to Fuels
  • Winner – IChemE Malaysia Awards 2019 (announced on 14 October)

Pharma (sponsored by PM Group)

  • Johnson Matthey, UK - Johnson Matthey Delivers Commercial Manufacturing in Annan
  • Micropore Technologies, UK - Membrane Emulsification Finally Comes of Age
  • Procter & Gamble Company, USA - Fast-Acting, Broad-Spectrum Antimicrobial Polymers

Process Safety

  • AstraZeneca, UK - Duty of Care When Outsourcing
  • Environment Agency on behalf of the COMAH Strategic Forum (CSF), UK - Improved Process Safety for Flooding Events
  • ExxonMobil Chemical, UK - Delta HAZOP
  • JGC Corporation, Japan, Arcadis, The Netherlands, and Atkins, DBD, GSB, UK - Wylfa ABWR Radwaste Process Safety
  • Novartis Grimsby, UK - Implementation of a Human Factors Programme
  • Sellafield Ltd, UK - Using History to Improve the Future
  • Winner – IChemE Australia Awards 2018 (announced on 1 October)
  • Winner – IChemE Malaysia Awards 2018 (announced on 14 October)

Research Project (sponsored by Otto Simon)

  • Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage, University of Birmingham, UK and Chinese Railway Rolling Stock Company (CRRC), China - Cold Storage for Integrated Road/Rail Transportation
  • Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage, University of Birmingham and Jinhe Energy, UK - The NexGen-TEST Project
  • Fluor, UK - Oxygen Enhanced Claus CO2 Recovery Process
  • Heriot-Watt University, UK - Low Carbon Jet Fuel
  • Johnson Matthey and Eastman Chemical Company, UK - Methanol and Syngas to MEG
  • National Energy Technology Laboratory, USA - CO2-SCREEN
  • Tianjin University, China and Loughborough University, UK - Next-Gen Fuel Cell Engine
  • University of Sheffield, Imperial College London, and Newcastle University, UK - Assessment of Intensified Solvent-based CO2 Capture

Sustainability (sponsored by Johnson Matthey)

  • Avertana, New Zealand - Industrial Waste to Essential Raw Materials
  • CST Wastewater Solutions, NH Foods Australia, and Oakey Beef Export, Australia and Global Water & Energy (GWE), Belgium - NH Foods Australia Biogas Sustainability Initiative
  • Dow Chemical, Belgium - DOWSIL™ ACP-3073 ANTIFOAM COMPOUND
  • Econic Technologies, UK - Turning CO2 into Endless Potential
  • Heriot-Watt University, UK, Green Data Center, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia and Dearman Engine Company, UK - Green Data Centres for Sustainable Future
  • JTI, Malawi – Waste to Community Assets
  • London South Bank University and MEL Chemicals, UK - Novel CO2 Utilisation Process
  • Winner – IChemE Malaysia Awards 2019 - Sustainability Award (announced on 14 October)

Team (sponsored by BakerHicks)

  • Dow Performance Silicones, USA - Si-Foam Enabling Efficient Renewable Energy Storage
  • Engie Fabricom UK, Nippon Gohsei, INEOS Oxide, and Zeeco, UK - Design and Build Temporary Site Flare
  • Environment Agency on behalf of COMAH Strategic Forum, UK - Improved Process Safety for Flooding Events
  • National Nuclear Laboratory, Lancaster University, University of Liverpool, University of Manchester, and Sellafield, UK - CINDe: Bridging the Research-Industry Gap
  • Petroleum Development Oman, Oman - Accident Prevention and “Lessons Learnt” in Safety
  • Sellafield Ltd and Axiom Collaborative Solutions, UK - Thorp Evaporative Capacity Project
  • Synthomer, Malaysia - Synthomer NBR Expansion Project
  • University of Chester and Unilever R&D, UK - Chemical Engineering Degree Apprenticeships

Training and Development (sponsored by AVEVA)

  • BP European Acetyls, Honeywell, UK, and BP Petrochemicals RT, USA - Accurate Simulation Ensures Safe Operator Training
  • National Nuclear Laboratory, Lancaster University, University of Liverpool, University of Manchester, and Sellafield Ltd, UK - CINDe: Bridging the Research-Industry Gap
  • PM Group - Pharma SME Development Programme
  • IChemE Nuclear Technology Special Interest Group and University of Chester, UK - Nuclear Lectures at Chester University
  • Sellafield Ltd, UK - Sellafield Ltd "Cradle to Grave" Training Scheme
  • University College London, UK - Bioprocess Engineering Leadership Centre
  • University of Queensland, Australia - Risk and Safety Education for the Next Generation
  • Winner – IChemE Malaysia Awards 2019 (announced on 14 October)

 Water (sponsored by Ecolab)

  • Jacobs Engineering and Public Utilities Board, Singapore - Tuas Nexus and Tuas WRP
  • Sellafield Ltd and National Nuclear Laboratory, UK - Dynamic Modelling Effluent Treatment Facilities
  • United Utilities and Royal Haskoning DHV, UK - Magic Granules
  • Global Water & Energy (GWE), Belgium - Water Reclamation for Breweries

Young Industrialist (sponsored by BOUYGUES)

  • AECOM, UK - Angus William John Strowbridge
  • Bouygues Energies & Services, UK - Ahsan Zafar
  • GlaxoSmithKline, Italy - Ashira Bindels
  • OMV, Austria - Georgia Kotsiopoulou
  • PM Group - Adedolapo Oyawove
  • Progressive Energy, UK - Thomas Isaac
  • Shell Eastern Petroleum, Singapore - Edison Tan Hong Seng
  • Winner – IChemE Malaysia Awards 2019 (announced on 14 October)

Young Researcher (sponsored by bpe)

  • Chrysalix Technologies, UK - Florence Gschwend
  • ETH Zurich, Switzerland - Leandro Buchmann
  • University of Cambridge, UK - Vasileios Charitopoulos
  • University of Queensland, Australia - Leela Sarena Dilkes-Hoffman
  • Winner – IChemE Malaysia Awards 2019 (announced on 14 October)