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2018 Winners

 2018 Winners

The Irish Laboratory Awards 2018 winners were revealed on Thursday, April 19th, at the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin. View the winners below.

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Commercial Laboratory of the Year

Irish Equine Centre
Commercial Laboratory of the Year 2018
Air Products
Irish Equine Centre - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2018 winner

Brendan McCloskey, Commercial Manager, Air Products, presents the Commercial Laboratory of the Year award to Sarah McNicholas and Prof. Tom Bukley, Irish Equine Centre.

Academic or Research Laboratory of the Year

Stanton Laboratory
APC Microbiome Ireland, Teagasc
Academic or Research Laboratory of the Year 2018
APC Microbiome Ireland, Teagasc - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2018 winner

Matt Moran, Director, BioPharmaChem Ireland, presents the Academic or Research Laboratory of the Year award to Stanton Laboratory team.

Laboratory Team of the Year

Microbiology Laboratory
Tallaght University Hospital
Laboratory Team of the Year 2018
Tallaght University Hospital - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2018 winner

Lisa Keating, Scientific Programme Manager, Programmes Directorate, Science Foundation Ireland, presents the Laboratory Team of the Year award to Microbiology Laboratory, Tallaght University Hospital team.

Laboratory Scientist of the Year

Dr. Stepan Kucera
Nokia Bell Labs
Laboratory Scientist of the Year 2018
Nokia Bell Labs - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2018 winner

David Bryant, Segment Programme Manager, Speciality and Medical Gases, Air Products, presents the Laboratory Scientist of the Year award to Dr. Stepan Kucera, Nokia Bell Labs.

Laboratory Staff Member of the Year

Dr. Michael O'Byrne
Dynamical Systems and Risk Laboratory,UCD
Laboratory Staff Member of the Year 2018
Dr. Michael O'Byrne - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2018 winner

Mary Dempsey, Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at NUI Galway, presents the Laboratory Staff Member of the Year award to Dr. Michael O'Byrne, Dynamical Systems and Risk Laboratory, UCD.

Young Leader of the Year

Dr. Russell McLaughlin
Trinity College Dublin
Young Leader of the Year 2018
Dr. Russell McLaughlin - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2018 winner

Mary Dempsey, Senior Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at NUI Galway presents the Young Leader of the Year award to Dr. Russell McLaughlin and Trinity College Dublin team.

Pharmaceutical Laboratory of the Year

Biotechnology TS/MS Laboratory
Lilly
Pharmaceutical Laboratory of the Year 2018
Lilly - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2018 winner

Dr. Janice Murtagh, Associate Director Medical Affairs, MSD Human Health presents the Pharmaceutical Laboratory of the Year award to Lilly team.

Chemical Laboratory of the Year

QC Laboratory
Mylan Damastown
Chemical Laboratory of the Year 2018
Mylan Damastown - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2018 winner

Dr. Janice Murtagh, Associate Director Medical Affairs, MSD Human Health presents the Chemical Laboratory of the Year award to Katie Router, QC Laboratory, Mylan Damastown

Bio Science Laboratory of the Year

Pfizer Grange Castle
Bio Science Laboratory of the Year 2018
Pfizer Grange Castle - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2018 winner

David Bryant, Segment Programme Manager, Speciality and Medical Gases, Air Products presents the Bio Science Laboratory of the Year award to Pfizer Grange Castle team.

Food Laboratory of the Year

Vision I Food Research Laboratory
Teagasc Food Research Centre
Food Laboratory of the Year 2018
Teagasc Food Research Centre - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2018 winner

Lisa Keating, Scientific Programme Manager, Programmes Directorate, Science Foundation Ireland presents the Food Laboratory of the Year award to Vision I Food Research Laboratory - Teagasc Food Research Centre team.

Agricultural Laboratory of the Year

Irish Equine Centre
Agricultural Laboratory of the Year 2018
Irish Equine Centre  - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2018 winner

Lisa Keating, Scientific Programme Manager, Programmes Directorate, Science Foundation Ireland presents the Agricultural Laboratory of the Year award to the Sarah McNicholas, Irish Equine Centre.

Medical Laboratory of the Year

Microbiology Laboratory
Tallaght University Hospital
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Tallaght University Hospital - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2018 winner

Dr. Fiona Blighe, Scientific Programme Manager, Science Foundation Ireland, presents the Medical Laboratory of the Year to Microbiology Laboratory, Tallaght University Hospital team.

Healthcare Laboratory of the Year

Stanton Laboratory
APC Microbiome Ireland, Teagasc
Healthcare Laboratory of the Year 2018
APC Microbiome Ireland, Teagasc - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2018 winner

Dr. Fiona Blighe, Scientific Programme Manager, Science Foundation Ireland, presents the Healthcare Laboratory of the Year award to Stanton Laboratory, Teagasc team.

Engineering Laboratory of the Year

Dynamical Systems and Risk Laboratory
UCD
Engineering Laboratory of the Year 2018
UCD - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2018 winner

Lynn Willacy, Community and STEM Ambassador, presents the Engineering Laboratory of the Year award to Vikram Pakrashi, Dynamical Systems and Risk Laboratory, UCD.

Veterinary Laboratory of the Year

Irish Equine Centre
Veterinary Laboratory of the Year 2018
Irish Equine Centre - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2018 winner

Dr. Janice Murtagh, Associate Director Medical Affairs, MSD Human Health presents the Veterinary Laboratory of the Year award to Sarah McNicholas and Prof. Tom Buckley, Irish Equine Centre.

Calibration or Testing Laboratory of the Year

Complete Calibration Management Solution
LotusWorks
Calibration or Testing Laboratory of the Year 2018
LotusWorks - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2018 winner

Matt Moran, Director, BioPharmaChem Ireland presents the Calibration or Testing Laboratory of the Year award to the Tom McGuinn, LotusWorks.

Research Laboratory of the Year

Systems Biology Ireland
Research Laboratory of the Year 2018
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Conor O’Brien, President, Irish Science Teachers Association, presents the Research Laboratory of the Year award to Jens Rauch, Systems Biology Ireland.

Education Laboratory of the Year

Medical Device Decontamination Laboratory
School of Biological Sciences, DIT
Education Laboratory of the Year 2018
School of Biological Sciences, DIT - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2018 winner

Conor O’Brien, President, Irish Science Teachers Association, presents the Education Laboratory of the Year award to School of Biological Sciences, DIT team.

Start-up Laboratory of the Year

Think Biosolution
Start-up Laboratory of the Year 2018
Think Biosolution - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2018 winner

Conor O’Brien, President, Irish Science Teachers Association, presents the Start-up Laboratory of the Year award to Dr. Shourjya Sanyal, Think Biosolution.

Laboratory Supplier of the Year

BioClin Research Laboratories
Almac Group
Laboratory Supplier of the Year 2018
Almac Group - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2018 winner

Matt Moran, Director, BioPharmaChem Ireland, presents the Laboratory Supplier of the Year award to Roisin Browne, BioClin Research Laboratories - Almac Group.

Innovation of the Year Award

TUCSS Safety Valve
Class Medical
Innovation of the Year Award 2018
Class Medical - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2018 winner

Matt Moran, Director, BioPharmaChem Ireland, presents the Innovation of the Year Award to Rory Mooney, Class Medical.

Collaboration Achievement

Brain Stethoscope Design
Embedded.Systems@UCC, INFANT Centre & Tyndall
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Embedded.Systems@UCC, INFANT Centre & Tyndall - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2018 winner

Matt Moran, Director, BioPharmaChem Ireland, presents the Collaboration Achievement award to Emanuel Popovici, Embedded.Systems@UCC & Andryi Temko, INFANT Research Centre.