FOYA Previous Winners

ISPE’s Facility of the Year awards recognize projects that demonstrate cutting-edge engineering, innovative new technology, and advanced applications of existing technology. We profile this year’s category winners and honorable mentions. Download here to learn more about these award-winning projects.

Use the sections below to locate previous Facility of the Year Award winners by year, category or company.

 

By Category

Equipment Innovation

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Winners in this category exemplify the novel application of commercially available and custom developed process manufacturing and facility management tools, which yielded superior results, advanced processing understanding and improved competitive position. Includes imaginative collaboration with vendors/suppliers/manufacturers.

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Facility Integration

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Winners in this category exemplify the application of good design practices and superior conceptual planning which led to excellent integration of facility and process, yielding efficient, clean, pleasant environments promoting business advantages for staff and enterprise, encouraging excellent processing outcomes. Synergistic merging of process and building to create environment of form and functional excellence.

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Facility of the Future

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Application and/or implementation of innovative design concepts, new technologies and unique solutions that exemplify the next generation of agile, flexible, efficient, and effective new and existing Life Sciences facilities. (Examples: continuous manufacturing, real-time release testing, continuous quality verification (PAT), automation, robotics, and other elements that set the direction for new and emerging designs/technologies for a Facility of the Future.)

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Operational Excellence

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Winners in this category exemplify the application of modern management techniques aimed to improve operating efficiencies, promote excellent quality, consistency and yield competitive cost of goods from existing and new facilities, processes and manufacturing operations.

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Process Innovation

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Winners in this category exemplify the application of novel process manufacturing techniques on existing and new facilities, including fundamental scientific processing approaches and related applied science-based solutions to existing and new challenges.

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Project Execution

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Winners in this category exemplify the application of novel tools and approaches to delivering projects that improved efficiencies, overcame unusual challenges, promoted effectiveness, and organized stakeholders and project team participants in ways that led to successful outcomes.

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Social Impact

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NEW - Social Impact (formerly Sustainability)

Application of novel approaches, standards and practices which result in efficient processing, resourceful utilities and business advantage by:

  • Increasing patient access & preventing drug shortages through in-country-for country manufacturing; outbreak, epidemic, or emerging health crisis response via rapid deployment & fast-track drug production; and designs which overcome specific geographical challenges.
  • Implementing cost-effective strategies to reduce cost of drug products for consumers through implementation of new tools or techniques in manufacturing environments.
  • Accelerating a shift to sustainable facility design, intended to ensure the effective use of energy, minimize waste, reduce carbon footprint, incorporate green manufacturing techniques, reduce environmental impact.
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Honorable Mention

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Recognizes projects that do not win a specific category but were clearly successful projects that overcame significant challenges in planning, execution, and delivery. Special recognition is typically given to projects in new technology or in challenging regions of the world

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By Company

Abbott (1)

Apotex (1)

Shire (3)

Taiyo (1)

Takeda (3)

By Year