Global Awards 2020

Finalists

Best Consultancy

Sponsored by The Chemical Engineer

  • ABB Energy Industries, UK – Consulting Services
  • Barberton, UK ­­­– Repeatable Process Safety Excellence
  • Engineurs, UK – Execution of Flawless Sustainability Projects
  • Marsh JLT Specialty, UAE – Marsh MEA Energy & Power Risk Engineering
  • RINA Tech UK – REACH SVHC Probability Identification Tool
  • Worley Group, USA – Neutralisation, Ion Exchange, Regeneration, Debottlenecking, Utilities 

Register to attend the webinar on 4 November 2020, 10:00 GMT >>

Biochemical Engineering

Sponsored by WSP

  • Al-Nahrain University and Midland Refineries Company, Iraq – Belt-Conveyor Three-Phase Reactor
  • Biocatalysts and UCL, UK – Ultra Scale-down Accelerates Industrial Enzyme Manufacture
  • FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies, UK – SymphonX™ Bioprocess Equipment
  • Proklean Technologies, India – Unique Biochemical for Pulp and Paper
  • University of Malaya, Malaysia – Sustainable Microalgae-Bacteria Symbiosis for Future Biochemicals
  • University of Waikato, New Zealand – Biosynthesis and Recovery of Vitamin K

Register to attend the webinar on 13 November 2020, 10:00 GMT >>

Business Start-Up

Sponsored by The Chemical Engineer

  • BioSimulytics, Ireland – Crystal-structure Prediction in Solid-state Pharmaceuticals
  • Lixea, UK – Lixea Ltd
  • Poseidon Plastics, Green Lizard Technologies, UK; and Process Design Center, the Netherlands – Poseidon Plastics Enhanced PET Recycling Process
  • The University of Hong Kong, China – Direct Thermal Charging Cell

Register to attend the webinar on 4 November 2020, 10:00 GMT >>

Diversity and Inclusion

Sponsored by The Chemical Engineer

  • Centre for Process Innovation, UK – CPI's Process Technology Team
  • ExxonMobil (Fawley), UK – Celebrating 10 years of WINning
  • Johnson Matthey, UK – Networked Teesside
  • Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia – Double-layered Flame-resistant Shirt for Women
  • WSP, UK – WSP PLEDGE 

Register to attend the webinar on 10 November 2020, 10:00 GMT >>

Energy 

  • Cadent, Northern Gas Networks, Progressive Energy, Health & Safety Executive, Keele University and ITM Power, UK – HyDeploy
  • Imperial College London and Solar Polar, UK – Net-zero Emission Decentralised Cooling System
  • Johnson Matthey, UK – Low Carbon Hydrogen – Catalysing Energy Transition
  • National Nuclear Laboratory and University of Leicester, UK – Space Batteries
  • Oxford nanoSystems, UK – We're Cooler than You!
  • Tri-Y Environmental Research Institute, Canada; Ningbo University, China; Ningbo Bobest Environmental Protection Science & Technology, China – Eco-friendly Building Insulation
  • University of Cape Town, South Africa; CSIR - Indian Institute of Petroleum, India; and Laboratório Nacional de Luz Síncrotron, Brazil – Waste-to-Fuel Initiative's Decentralised Diesel
  • University of Hong Kong, China and High Performance Solution, Hong Kong – Direct Thermal Charging Cell

Register to attend the webinar on 10 November 2020, 14:00 GMT >>

Food and Drink 

Sponsored by the Food and Drink SIG

  • Biocatalysts and UCL, UK – Ultra Scale-down Accelerates Industrial Enzyme Manufacture
  • Oxford nanoSystems, UK – We're Cooler than You!

Register to attend the webinar on 2 November 2020, 14:00 GMT >>

Industry Project

Sponsored by Plastic Energy

  • Cadent, Northern Gas Networks, Progressive Energy, Health & Safety Executive, Keele University and ITM Power, UK – HyDeploy
  • Dow Consumer Solutions – Process Intensification for Liquid Silicone Rubber
  • Dow Europe, Switzerland and H&S Anlagentechnik, Germany – The RENUVA™ Mattress Recycling Program  
  • Dow Inc. – High Efficiency gel-like WALOCEL™ M 120-01 Cellulose Ether
  • DOW Silicones Belgium – Optical Silicone for LED Lighting Fixtures
  • Florence Energy, Australia; Mintra Energy, Thailand; and MK Aromatics, India – Conversion of Waste Plastics to Petroleum
  • Johnson Matthey, Sweden – High Pressure, High Productivity Formaldehyde Production
  • Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia – Restoration of Critical Oil Processing Facility

Register to attend the webinar on 12 November 2020, 10:00 GMT >>

Innovative Product

Sponsored by Doosan Babcock

  • DOW Consumer Solutions R&D, Republic of Korea – DOWSIL™ VE-2003 UV Optical Bonding
  • Dow Europe, Switzerland – Novel Polyethylene-based Recyclable Pouch
  • Impact Recycling, UK – BOSS
  • Johnson Matthey, Sweden – High Pressure, High Productivity Formaldehyde Production
  • National Nuclear Laboratory and University of Leicester, UK – Space Batteries
  • North Carolina State University, Boston University and Kraton Corporation, USA – Self-disinfecting Polymer Prevents Spreading COVID-19
  • Petronas Research, Malaysia – Cryogenic Miniaturisation (Cryomin) Technology
  • Plastic Energy, UK – Closed-loop Chemical Recycling

Register to attend the webinar on 11 November 2020, 14:00 GMT >>

Oil and Gas 

  • Hybrid Gasification, UK – Solar Powered 1 t/d Advanced Unit for Harvesting Base Oil from Used Lubes
  • Hydrox Holdings, South Africa – Membraneless Electrolysis for Cost-effective Hydrogen Production
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway; North Carolina State University, USA; and SINTEF Industry, Norway – Membranes Engineered for Ultraselective CO2 Separation
  • PETRONAS Research, Deakin University and University of Adelaide, AustraliaMetal Organic Framework as Self-healing Catalyst
  • Saudi Aramco-EXPEC ARC, Saudi Arabia – NanoTags for Cuttings Depth Determination
  • Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia – Development of Novel Drilling Fluid Additives
  • Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia – Restoration of Critical Oil Processing Facility
  • Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia – Vapour Compression Crystallisation Water Treatment

Register to attend the webinar on 4 November 2020, 14:00 GMT >>

Pharma

Sponsored by PM Group

  • Activated Research Company, USA – World's First Universal FID for LC
  • BioSimulytics, Ireland – Crystal-structure Prediction in Solid-state Pharmaceuticals
  • GSK, UK – Electronic Batch Flow Optimisation System
  • North Carolina State University, Boston University, and Kraton Corporation, USA – Self-disinfecting Polymer Prevents Spreading of COVID-19
  • NovoNordisk Denmark; Aldaph SPA, Algeria; and Novo Nordisk Pars, Iran – FlexPen® Local Manufacturing Tehran and Blida

Register to attend the webinar on 17 November 2020, 14:00 GMT >>

Process Automation and Digitalisation

Sponsored by AVEVA

  • Bilfinger UK – Digital Excellence in Maintenance
  • BioPhorum, UK – Plug and Play Interface Standard
  • CPFD Software and ThermoChem Recovery International, USA – Digital Technology Enables Novel Waste-to-Fuels Process
  • Croda Singapore and IPMA, Malaysia – Packaging Line Automation
  • ExxonMobil Chemical and Esso Petroleum Company, UK – Virtual Reality  Knowledge and Competence Verification
  • GSK, UK – Electronic Batch Flow Optimisation System
  • Process Systems Enterprise, UK – gPROMS Digital Applications Platform
  • Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia – SA-4IRC

Register to attend the webinar on 12 November 2020, 14:00 GMT >>

Process Safety

Sponsored by PM Group

  • ABB Energy Industries, UK – ABB Ability™ Augmented Field Procedures
  • Advanced Analysis Australia – exploCFD
  • PETRONAS Penapisan (Terengganu) – Smart Ratchet for Preventing Sample Spills
  • RINA Tech UK  – REACH SVHC Probability Identification Tool
  • Safety Solutions, New Zealand – NZ Process Safety Training Development
  • Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia – Converting Process Safety into Opportunities Innovatively
  • Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia – Hybrid Approach for Land Use Planning
  • Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Aramco Process Safety Excellence Initiative (PSEI)

Register to attend the webinar on 17 November 2020, 10:00 GMT >>

Public Engagement

Sponsored by The Chemical Engineer

  • Heriot-Watt University Malaysia; King Mongkut University, Thailand; Telkom University, Indonesia; UTAR, UNITEN, and University of Nottingham, Malaysia – Biogas and Fertiliser for Indigenous Communities
  • University of Leeds, Imperial College London, National Nuclear Laboratory, Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, Lancaster University, Loughborough University, Sellafield, University of Birmingham, University of Bristol, University College London, University of Manchester, University of Sheffield, University of Strathclyde and University of Surrey, UK – The DISTINCTIVE Consortium
  • University of Strathclyde, UK – ReallySmallScience and Young Chemical Ambassador

Register to attend the webinar on 10 November 2020, 10:00 GMT >>

Research Project 

  • Imperial College London, and Solar Polar, UK – Net-zero Emission Decentralised Cooling System
  • London South Bank University, UK – Using Water for Next Generation 2D-Materials 
  • National Energy Technology Laboratory and West Virginia University, USA – Microwave Ammonia Synthesis
  • PETRONAS Research, Malaysia – Cryogenic Miniaturisation (Cryomin) Technology
  • Promethean Particles, BAE Systems, CAV Advanced Technologies, GKN Aerospace Services, London South Bank University, Opus Materials Technologies, PPG Industries, and TWI, UK – ICEMART
  • Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia – Non-acidic Multifunctional Iron Sulfide Scale Dissolver
  • Seren Technologies and Queen’s University Belfast, UK – Path to Sustainable REE Separation Processes
  • University College London, UK – Solar to Fuels (SAFE)

Register to attend the webinar on 3 November 2020, 14:00 GMT >>

Sustainability

Sponsored by Johnson Matthey

  • Dow Europe, Switzerland ­– Oriented Polyethylene for Recyclable Flexible Packaging
  • Dow Europe, Switzerland and H&S Anlagentechnik, Germany – The RENUVA™ Mattress Recycling Program
  • Green Lizard Technologies, Abundia Plastics, Kerax, UK; Petronas Lubricants International, Malaysia; Process Design Center, The Netherlands; RiverRidge, UK; and Yashentech, China – Recycling Solution for ALL Plastic Waste
  • Impact Recycling, UK – BOSS
  • PETRONAS Penapisan (Terengganu)Steam System Closed Loop Realtime Optimiser (RTO)
  • Plastic Energy, UK – Closed-loop Chemical Recycling
  • Sumwin Solutions Malaysia – Patented 3MCPDE and GE Mitigation Technology
  • University College London and Heathrow Airport, UK – Recycling of Airport Waste

Register to attend the webinar on 18 November 2020, 10:00 GMT >>

Team

Sponsored by BakerHicks

  • Centre for Process Innovation, UK – CPI's Process Technology Team
  • Dow Consumer Solutions – Process Intensification for Liquid Silicone Rubber
  • DOW Silicones Belgium – Optical Silicone for LED Lighting Fixtures
  • Imperial College London and Sipsmith, UK – CE Imperial Lather
  • Marsh JLT Specialty, UAE – Marsh MEA Energy & Power Risk Engineering
  • Sellafield, Office for Nuclear Regulation, AWE Aldermaston, Dounreay Site Restoration, National Nuclear Laboratory, and Urenco Capenhurst, UK – Collaborative Training for Highest Hazard Plant
  • University of Leeds, Imperial College London, National Nuclear Laboratory, Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, Lancaster University, Loughborough University, Sellafield, University of Birmingham, University of Bristol, University College London, University of Manchester, University of Sheffield, University of Strathclyde and University of Surrey, UK – The DISTINCTIVE Consortium
  • University of Strathclyde, UK – ReallySmallScience and Young Chemical Ambassador

Register to attend the webinar on 18 November 2020, 14:00 GMT >>

Training and Development 

  • CV Raman Global University of Odisha, India – Water Technology: India's First Gold Medal
  • ExxonMobil Chemical and Esso Petroleum Company, UK – Virtual Reality Knowledge and Competence Verification
  • PETRONAS Penapisan (Terengganu) – Redefining Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) Education through the Centre of Health Safety and Environment Excellence (CoHEx)
  • Safety Solutions, New Zealand – NZ Process Safety Training Development
  • Sellafield, Office for Nuclear Regulation, AWE Aldermaston, Dounreay Site Restoration, National Nuclear Laboratory, and Urenco Capenhurst, UK – Collaborative Training for Highest Hazard Plant
  • Imperial College London, UK – Methane Guiding Principles Global Outreach Programme

Register to attend the webinar on 5 November 2020, 10:00 GMT >>

Water 

Sponsored by the Water SIG

  • AquaB, Ireland – High-efficiency Nanobubble Generation for Wastewater
  • Monash University, Australia and Oxfam Australia – Solar-driven Micro-desalination Technology
  • National University of Singapore, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China – Solutions to Microplastics Problems in Water
  • Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia – Acoustic Oil-Water-Fines Separation
  • Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia – Vapour Compression Crystallisation Water Treatment
  • Saudi Aramco and King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia – Oil Removal from Water
  • Trailblazer Technologies, South Africa – The ZIX-Zak Ion Exchange Process
  • Worley Group, USA – Neutralization, Ion Exchange, Regeneration, Debottlenecking, Utilities

Register to attend the webinar on 2 November 2020, 14:00 GMT >>

Young Industrialist 

  • Bashayer Aldakkan – Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia
  • Heather Williams – WSP, UK
  • Joshua A Kelly – Biffa Waste Services, UK
  • Kerrin Graham – Atkins, UK
  • Kyriacos Hadjidemetriou – National Nuclear Laboratory, University of Manchester and Centre for Innovative Nuclear Decommissioning, UK
  • Muhammad Faiz Bin Omar – Malaysian Refining Company
  • Rhys Griffiths – PM Group
  • Teo Jie Hao (Bear) – Croda Singapore

Register to attend the webinar on 3 November 2020, 10:00 GMT >>

Young Researcher

Sponsored by BPE

  • Amani Othman Alghamdi – Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia
  • Anurag Parihar – CSL, Australia
  • Chew Kit Wayne – Xiamen University Malaysia
  • Chuah Chong Yang – Singapore Membrane Technology Centre (SMTC), Nanyang Environment and Water Research Institute (NEWRI), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore
  • Low Liang Ee – Zhejiang University, China
  • Prabhuraj Balakrishnan – Jiangsu University, China
  • Samir Diab – GSK, UK
  • Vasileios Charitopoulos – University College London, UK

Register to attend the webinar on 19 November 2020, 10:00 GMT >>