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CPhI Awards 2021 Open for Entries in Incredible Year for Pharma Innovation

Milan, 19th July 2021:  – On 9 November 2021, the 18th Annual CPhI Pharma Awards will take place in Milan, Italy at the Stella Polare Convention Centre. The CPhI Pharma Awards celebrate innovators and thought leaders breaking new ground in the pharma and biopharma industries, and their commitment to advancing new approaches, processes and technologies.

Held as part of CPhI Worldwide (9-11 November 2021), the world’s largest pharma exhibition, these prestigious awards recognise the individuals, teams and companies who turn inspiration into innovation.  Spanning the entire pharmaceutical supply chain, the awards features 15 categories and are renowned across the pharma and biopharma industries as a celebration of industry’s best and brightest.

“We host our awards because it’s important to recognise the innovative and inspirational work that is produced across the pharmaceutical industry” said Tara Dougal, Head of Content & Insights, Informa Markets. “After a challenging year, the industry has been more committed than ever to advancing health and improving patient outcomes. We are incredibly impressed by everything that has been achieved in the 12-months and, consequently, we expect many outstanding entries this year. It’s been a year in which we have seen the very best of pharma, with a record pace of innovation, discovery and commercialization.”

The CPhI Pharma Awards, which launched in 2003, are open to all pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies engaged in aspects of the design, development, manufacture, supply and distribution of large and small molecule drug products. The winners will be selected by an expert panel of judges and the awards cover a wide spectrum of activities; from API Development and Finished Formulations to Manufacturing Technology and Equipment, Contract Services, and Bioprocessing and more.

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About CPhI

The world’s largest pharmaceutical exhibition, CPhI Worldwide represents every stage of the pharmaceutical supply chain - from ingredients and FDF, to machinery, packaging, outsourcing and biopharmaceuticals.

Each year the CPhI brand unites more than 100,000 pharmaceutical professionals from all over the world through exhibitions, conferences and online communities. CPhI offers healthcare experts a chance to network, identify business opportunities and expand the global market through online and in-person interactions, with events in Europe, China, Korea, India, Japan, Southeast Asia and North America.

About the CPhI Awards

Started in 2003, the CPhI Awards have been committed to recognizing excellence in pharma. Over 500 attendees which consist of prominent industry figures come from all around the world to attend this prestigious event.

The Awards gives the industry a chance to celebrate excellence and the life-changing work that is produced from the pharmaceutical industry.

About Informa Markets

Informa Markets creates platforms for industries and specialist markets to trade, innovate and grow. Our portfolio is comprised of more than 550 international B2B events and brands in markets including Healthcare & Pharmaceuticals, Infrastructure, Construction & Real Estate, Fashion & Apparel, Hospitality, Food & Beverage, and Health & Nutrition, among others. We provide customers and partners around the globe with opportunities to engage, experience and do business through face-to-face exhibitions, specialist digital content and actionable data solutions. As the world’s leading exhibitions organizer, we bring a diverse range of specialist markets to life, unlocking opportunities and helping them to thrive 365 days of the year.

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The Informa Markets annual schedule of Pharmaceutical eventsnclude: CPhI Discover (17 - 28 May 2021,Digital); CPhI South East Asia (4-6 August, 2021 at Challenger 2, IMPACT, Muang Thong Thani, Thailand); CPhI North America (10 August - 12 August, 2021 at Pennsylvania Convention Centre – Philadelphia, USA); Pharmapack Europe 2021 (13-14 October, 2021 at the Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles – Paris, France); CPhI Korea (11-13 October 2021), COEX – Seoul, Korea); CPhI, ICSE, P-MEC, FDF, InnoPack Worldwide, BioProduction (09 November – 11 November 2021 at Fiera Milano, Milan);  CPhI & P-MEC India (24-26 November 2021 at the India Expo Mart, Greater Noida, Delhi NCR – Delhi, India); CPhI & P-MEC China (Dec. 16 to 18, 2021 at SNIEC – Shanghai, China); CPhI Japan (20-22 April, 2022 at the Big Sight Exhibition Centre – Tokyo, Japan);

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Last Updated: 20-Jul-2021