CPhI Announces 16th Annual CPhI Pharma Awards Winners

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The winners were announced during day one of CPhI Worldwide.

CPhI Worldwide announced the winners of the 16th annual CPhI Pharma Awards on Nov. 5, 2019 in Frankfurt, Germany. The shortlist consisted of 13 different categories spanning across the pharmaceutical supply chain and contained 40 of the industry’s companies and individuals selected by a panel of independent, senior industry experts.

The winners included:


Excellence in pharma: analysis, testing, and quality control

MedPharm-Pioneering the regulatory approval of topical products using in-vitro bioequivalence


Excellence in pharma: API development

Cambrex-Crystallization Screening and Process Development Service-Winner

Hovione-Process Ranking of Inputs from Manufacturing (PRIME)-Highly Commended


Excellence in pharma: bioprocessing & manufacturing

Univercells- The NevoLine Platform


Excellence in pharma: contract services and outsourcing

Nanopharm Ltd, an Aptar Pharma Company- SmartTrack-Winner

CMAC-CMAC National Facility-Highly Commended



Excellence in pharma: formulation

Nanoform-Controlled Expansion of Supercritical Solutions (CESS)


Excellence in pharma: manufacturing technology, and equipment

Spraying Systems Co./Fluid Air Inc.-PolarDry-The Cooler Technology


Excellence in pharma: drug delivery devices

Phillips-Medisize-Connected Health Platform


Excellence in pharma: packaging

SCHOTT Pharmaceutical Systems and W. L. Gore & Associates-syriQ BioPure silicone-free syringes with Gore ImproJect Plungers-Winner

Hoffmann Neopac Stylo Spatula applicator for Canesten Footcare Cream, Bayer Consumer Health-Highly Commended


Excellence in pharma: regulatory procedures and compliance

Merck Healthcare KGaA-Project SARA (Smart Assistant for Regulatory Affairs)


Excellence in pharma: supply chain, logistics, and distribution

Kemiex AG-Trade Network for Life Sciences Raw Materials


CEO of the year

Ge Li, chairman/CEO/executive director, Wuxi Apptec Co Ltd


Pharma service company of the year

Lonza Pharma & Biotech


Lifetime Achievement Award

John Chiminski, chairman and CEO at Catalent Pharma Solutions


CPhI Worldwide runs from Nov. 5–7, 2019 in Frankfurt, Germany.