Excellence in Manufacturing


Visit our 'How to Enter' page for our Items Checklist & Step-by-Step Guide. CLICK HERE.

Once you have created your PDF submission and you have all items in the Items Checklist, submit your entry via the Online Entry Form. CLICK HERE.

This award is open to any company in the Pharmaceutical, Medtech and Biotech industries who have shown excellence in manufacturing over the past 12 months. Entry is by a 5 A4 page submission; ideally the judges will be looking for a clear plan and evidence that it is delivering on core objectives, paying particular attention to the criteria listed below.

Entry is by a 5-page A4 PDF submission; the judges will be looking for a clear plan and evidence that it is delivering on core objectives, paying attention to the criteria listed below.

  • Outstanding Achievement: Describe significant manufacturing projects you have undertaken over the past 12 months and why you think they were exceptional. You must demonstrate compliance with regulatory guidelines, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), and quality control processes.
  • Continuous Improvement and Innovation: How did you demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement, showcasing innovative manufacturing techniques, technologies, and processes that enhanced productivity, efficiency, and product quality.
  • Cost-Effective Manufacturing Strategies: How did you successfully implement cost-effective manufacturing strategies, e.g., lean manufacturing principles, that optimised resource utilisation and minimize waste.
  • On-Time Delivery and Reliable Supply Chains: Demonstrate a proven track record of delivering products on time, meeting production targets, and maintaining reliable supply chains to ensure availability of medications for patients.
  • Effective Risk Management: Demonstrate effective risk management practices, including proactive identification and mitigation of potential manufacturing challenges or disruptions that could impact product quality or supply.
  • Employee Training and Development: Highlight your company's strong focus on employee training and development programs to enhance manufacturing skills, foster a culture of excellence, and promote a safe working environment.
  • Industry Contributions and Collaboration: Outline the positive contributions you have made to the pharmaceutical industry through collaborations, knowledge sharing, and best practices that raise manufacturing standards and benefit the broader healthcare community.