Friday, October 3, 2014

Announcing the Finalists for the 2014 BioProcess International Awards

BioProcess International (BPI), a business-to-business publication, today announced the finalists for the 2014 BioProcess International Awards. The awards celebrate the outstanding achievements, collaborations, business strategies, social corporate responsibility and technology applications that will allow the industry to deliver better, more effective treatments to a global patient base. Award winners and finalists from around the world, will be recognized at a special dinner and ceremony during the 2014 BioProcess International Conference on Wednesday, 22 October 2014, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA.

“These prestigious award finalists represent the people, organizations and technology applications that define excellence, best practices, and promising collaborations that allow our industry remain innovative and on the cutting-edge," said Brian Caine, Publisher of BioProcess International. “Congratulations to each finalist on this incredible achievement.”

Categories and finalists appear below:

BioProcess International 2014 Award Finalists

Excellence in Leadership — honors the strong leaders and mentors who have successfully driven biopharmaceutical commercial success through motivating their teams for growth and innovation.
  • • Lynn Bottone, Site Leader, Sanford Site, Pfizer
  • • Olivier Loeillot, General Manager, Enterprise Solutions, GE Healthcare Life Sciences
  • • Dr. Robert Preti, Founder, President, and Chief Scientific Officer, Progenitor Cell Therapy (PCT)
Emerging Company — honors the biopharmaceutical companies to watch and those that have successfully raised awareness within the scientific community.
  • • BioCision
  • • Horizon
  • • ToleRaM Nanotech, LLC.
Corporate Citizenship — honors the companies that have made significant contributions through activities within a broader urban or regional community.
  • • Bayer HealthCare
  • • Biogen Idec
  • • Sigma-Aldrich
Excellence in Facility Design or Retrofit — honors a biotech facility that exemplifies innovation through the use of key technologies and/or designs.
  • • Gallus BioPharmaceuticals/GE Healthcare Life Sciences
  • • Vetter
  • • FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies
Best Collaboration — honors promising collaborations that have proven to result in significant benefits toward accelerating drug development or mitigating risks.
  • • Invetech Inc./Janssen Research & Development, LLC
  • • Promosome/GE Healthcare Life Sciences
  • • TAP Biosystems/Merck & Co., Inc.
Upstream: Best Technology Applications — honors a user or supplier that through the adoption and application of a technology is paving the way toward a new approach to biopharmaceutical process design.
  • • XDR-50 MO Fermentor System — GE Healthcare Life Sciences
  • • STX® Scalable Transfection System — MaxCyte
  • • ambr250 — TAP Biosystems/Merck & Co., Inc.
Downstream: Best Technology Applications — honors a user or supplier whose new technologies show, though well-documented applications for bioprocessing, that they are indeed game-changers.
  • • BioT Temperature Stability Systems — BioCision
  • • Allegro Single-Use Filling Needles — Pall Life Sciences/Disposable-Lab SAS
  • • Natrix HD Membranes — Natrix Separations, Inc. /Gallus BioPharmaceuticals
Analytical: Best Technology Applications — honors a user or supplier that has demonstrated increased functionality in novel combinations with other analytical technologies, whether old or new; or the technologies may reveal significant benefit in new bioprocessing applications — including emerging product sectors.
  • • MicroScale Thermophoresis (MST) — NanoTemper Technologies GmbH
  • • ImageStreamX®(ISX) — Enzo Life Sciences/Amnis (part of EMD Millipore)
  • • SGS M-Scan Services — SGS Life Sciences

The 2014 BioProcess International Awards Ceremony
The 2014 BioProcess International Awards program culminates with a special dinner and ceremony taking place on October 22, 2014, at the BioProcess International Conference and Exhibition, in Boston, MA. To purchase tickets to the awards dinner and ceremony ($125.00) and receive a complimentary exhibit-hall-only pass, please click here, enter code BP14BPANE, choose your registration preference and select the BioProcess Awards Ceremony & Dinner as your second option.

To view award program details and dinner sponsors, please visit our webpage.

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