Waterford scientists scoop two awards at the Pharma Industry Awards 2017

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Pictured is course leader Claire Lennon, accepting the Pharma Education & Training Award

Pictured is course leader Claire Lennon, accepting the Pharma Education & Training Award

Since launching, the Pharma Industry Awards has established itself as the benchmark for excellence for those operating in Ireland's pharma industry

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) has won two awards at the Pharma Industry Awards 2017. The awards went to WIT’s BSc (Hons) in Pharmaceutical Science and the Pharmaceutical and Molecular Biotechnology Research Centre (PMBRC)

WIT had been shortlisted in three categories at the awards which recognise and celebrate the most original and innovative individuals and organisations that demonstrate excellence in the Irish Pharma sector.

Pharma Education & Training Award

The four-year BSc (Hons) in Pharmaceutical Science at Waterford Institute of Technology won the Pharma Education & Training Award in the Pharma Industry Awards 2017. WIT was up against the Certificate in Biopharmaceutical Processing - Cork Institute of Technology; GetReSkilled Holdings; Institute of Technology Tallaght; Life Sciences Manufacturing Operations - Cork Training Centre Biopharma Facility; NIBRT and Pharmaceutical MSc Programmes - Dublin Institute of Technology.

The BSc (Hons) in Pharmaceutical Science is a four year honours degree aimed at producing graduates for the pharmaceutical industry. Students will be exposed to a broad range of subjects and laboratory instrumentation relevant to the pharmaceutical industry. The course also provides graduates with a range of transferable skills so that graduates are qualified for a wide range of science-based industries.

Research and Development Achievement

The PMBRC was shortlisted in two categories the “Pharma Research Centre of the Year” and “Research and Development Achievement” categories, winning the latter. PMBRC is an applied research centre which aims to support the sustainable growth of the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry in the south east of Ireland.

Since launching in 2014, the Pharma Industry Awards has established itself as the benchmark for excellence for those operating in Ireland's pharma industry.

The winners were announced at the Pharma Industry Awards 2017 ceremony on Thursday, 5 October at the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin.

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