2023 ISPE Facility of the Year Awards Finalists Announced

06 March, 2023

For the first time in the history of the ISPE Facility of the Year Awards (FOYA) program, ISPE today announced the 2023 Facility of the Year Awards (FOYA) Submission Finalists.

The following twelve projects met the rigorous qualifications and requirements of the FOYA program, and as such will move on for consideration as 2023 FOYA Category Award Winners. The FOYA Categories this year include Pharma 4.0TM, Innovation, Operations, Social Impact, and Supply Chain.

Finalists include:

  • Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG
    Project: Factory SOL
    Location: Rhein Germany
  • Chugai Pharma Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Project: FJ2 Project
    Location: Shizuoka Pref, Japan
  • Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC
    Project: Melrose Park - Expansion Project (MP EXP)
    Location: Melrose Park, Illinois USA
  • Genentech
    Project: Genentech South San Francisco Clinical Supply Center
    Location: San Francisco, California USA
  • KBI Biopharma Inc.
    Project: Patriot Park Facility
    Location: Durham, North Carolina USA
  • Nexus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Project: Project Tomorrow - Aseptic Manufacturing Facility
    Location: Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin USA
  • Serum Institute of India Pvt. Ltd.
    Project: "NISHWAS" The Breath of Relief
    Location: Maharashtra, India
  • Takeda SA
    Project: Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Manufacturing Building
    Location: Lessines, Belgium
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
    Project: Project Atlas
    Location: Planville, Massachusetts USA
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
    Project: Thermo Fisher Microbial Manufacturing Services 2 (MMS2)
    Location: Carlsbad, California, USA
  • WuXi Advanced Therapies (WuXi ATU)
    Project: R400 ATU Testing Laboratory Building
    Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA
  • WuXi Biologics Ireland Limited
    Project: WuXi Biologics Contract Research, Development and Manufacturing Organization (CRDMO) Ireland
    Location: County Louth, Ireland

FOYA is the premier global awards program recognizing innovation and creativity in manufacturing facilities serving the regulated healthcare industry. The award-winning projects selected by the FOYA program set the standard for pharmaceutical facilities of the future by demonstrating excellence in facility design, construction, and operations.

The 2023 FOYA Category Winners will be announced during the 2023 ISPE Europe Annual Conference on 9 May 2023 in Amsterdam, and formally recognized at the ISPE Facility of the Year Awards Banquet and Dinner on 15 October 2023, in Las Vegas, NV. Held in conjunction with the 2023 ISPE Annual Meeting & Expo, the banquet will feature acceptance speeches from the FOYA recipients and presentations from noted industry leaders. The 2023 FOYA Overall Winner will also be announced at the conference on 16 October during the ISPE Membership and Awards Luncheon.

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About the ISPE Facility of the Year Awards Program

Established in 2005, The Facility of the Year Awards (FOYA) recognize state-of-the-art projects utilizing new, innovative technologies to improve the quality of products, reduce the cost of producing high-quality medicines, and demonstrate advances in project delivery. The FOYA program provides a platform for the pharmaceutical science and manufacturing industry to showcase its accomplishments in facility design, construction, and operation, while sharing the development of new applications of technology and cutting-edge approaches. Visit ISPE.org/FOYA for more information.

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