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2019 Winners

2019 Winners

The Irish Laboratory Awards 2019 winners were announced on Thursday, March 7th, at the Ballsbridge hotel, Dublin. View the winners below.

2019 SHORTLIST : PHOTOS (FACEBOOK) : PHOTOS (HIGHER RES.)

Commercial Laboratory of the Year

Genomics Medicine Ireland

Commercial Laboratory of the Year
Air Products Ireland
Genomics Medicine Ireland - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2019 winner

David Bryant, Segment Programme Manager, Speciality and Medical Gases, Air Products Ireland presents the Commercial Laboratory of the Year award to the Genomics Medicine Ireland Team.

Academic or Research Laboratory of the Year

Cork Centre for Vitamin D & Nutrition Research

University College Cork

Academic or Research Laboratory of the Year
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David Bryant, Segment Programme Manager, Speciality and Medical Gases, Air Products Ireland presents the Academic or Research Laboratory of the Year to Mairead Kiely & Kevin Cashman, University College Cork.

Laboratory Team of the Year

Laboratory Services

Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Laboratory Team of the Year
Jazz Pharmaceuticals - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2019 winner

Dr. Fionnuala Hickey, Research Fellow & Lab Manager, Trinity College Dublin & Executive Committee Member, Irish Research Staff Association presents the Laboratory Team of the Year award to the Jazz Pharmaceuticals Team.

Laboratory Scientist of the Year 

Professor Catherine Stanton

Teagasc Food Research Centre

Laboratory Scientist of the Year
Professor Catherine Stanton - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2019 winner

Marelise Epstein, Director, Laboratory Operations, ICON Laboratory Services presents the Laboratory Scientist of the Year award to Dr Crystal Johnson, APC Ireland on behalf of Prof. Catherine Stanton, Teagasc Food Research Centre.

Laboratory Staff Member of the Year

Dr. Luis Padrela

SSPC, Bernal Institute, University of Limerick

Laboratory Staff Member of the Year
Dr. Luis Padrela - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2019 winner

Patrick Hobbs, Editor of Irish Chemical News & Chemistry Ireland, Former President, Institute of Chemistry of Ireland presents the Laboratory Staff Member of the Year award to Luis Padrela, Bernal Institute, University of Limerick.

Young Leader of the Year

Dr. Jenny Lawler

School of Biotechnology, DCU Water Institute

Young Leader of the Year
Dr. Jenny Lawler - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2019 winner

Stephen Robinson, BioMedical Product Manager, Air Products Ireland presents the Young Leader of the Year award to Jenny Lawler, DCU Water Institute.

Pharmaceutical Laboratory of the Year

Bernal Process Engineering Cluster

University of Limerick

Pharmaceutical Laboratory of the Year
ICON Laboratory Services
University of Limerick - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2019 winner

Marelise Epstein, Director, Laboratory Operations, ICON Laboratory Services presents the Pharmaceutical Laboratory of the Year award to the Bernal Institute, University of Limerick Team.

Chemical Laboratory of the Year

Mass Spectrometry Group

Cork Institute of Technology

Chemical Laboratory of the Year
Cork Institute of Technology - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2019 winner

Marelise Epstein, Director, Laboratory Operations, ICON Laboratory Services presents the Chemical Laboratory of the Year award to Dr Donagh O’Mahony & Dr Ambrose Furey, Mass Spectrometry Group, Cork Institute of Technology.

Bio Science Laboratory of the Year

Avectas

Bio Science Laboratory of the Year
Avectas - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2019 winner

Patrick Hobbs, Editor of Irish Chemical News & Chemistry Ireland, Former President, Institute of Chemistry of Ireland presents the Bio Science Laboratory of the Year award to Dr Gillian Hendy & Ellen Byrne, Avectas.

Food Laboratory of the Year

Cork Centre for Vitamin D & Nutrition Research

University College Cork

Food Laboratory of the Year
University College Cork - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2019 winner

Dr. Fionnuala Hickey, Research Fellow & Lab Manager, Trinity College Dublin & Executive Committee Member, Irish Research Staff Association presents the Food Laboratory of the Year award to Mairead Kiely & Kevin Cashman, University College Cork.

Agricultural Laboratory of the Year

Vision I Food Research Laboratory

Teagasc Food Research Centre

Agricultural Laboratory of the Year
Teagasc Food Research Centre - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2019 winner

Mary Mullaghy, Former Chairperson, Irish Science Teachers' Association presents the Agricultural Laboratory of the Year award to Teagasc Food Research Centre Vision I Team.

Medical Laboratory of the Year

Analytical Services Laboratory

Medtronic Parkmore

Medical Laboratory of the Year
Medtronic Parkmore - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2019 winner

Mary Mullaghy, Former Chairperson, Irish Science Teachers' Association presents the Medical Laboratory of the Year award to the Medtronic Cardio Vascular Team.

Healthcare Laboratory of the Year

Genomics Medicine Ireland

Healthcare Laboratory of the Year
Genomics Medicine Ireland - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2019 winner

Mary Mullaghy, Former Chairperson, Irish Science Teachers' Association presents the Healthcare Laboratory of the Year award to the Genomics Medicine Ireland Team.

Engineering Laboratory of the Year

DCU Water Institute

Engineering Laboratory of the Year
DCU Water Institute - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2019 winner

Gerald Fleming, Honorary President, Irish Science Teachers' Association presents the Engineering Laboratory of the Year award to Dr Blánaid White & Jenny Lawler, DCU Water Institute.

Veterinary Laboratory of the Year

Irish Equine Centre

Veterinary Laboratory of the Year
Irish Equine Centre - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2019 winner

Gerald Fleming, Honorary President, Irish Science Teachers' Association presents the Veterinary Laboratory of the Year award Sarah McNicholas, Irish Equine Centre.

Calibration or Testing Laboratory of the Year

Forensic Science Ireland

Calibration or Testing Laboratory of the Year
Forensic Science Ireland - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2019 winner

Prof Gavin Walker, Bernal Chair of Pharmaceutical Engineering, University of Limerick presents the Calibration or Testing Laboratory of the Year award to the Forensic Science Ireland Team.

Research Laboratory of the Year

Gastrointestinal Translational Oncology Research Group

Trinity College Dublin

Research Laboratory of the Year
Trinity College Dublin - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2019 winner

Patrick Hobbs, Editor of Irish Chemical News & Chemistry Ireland, Former President, Institute of Chemistry of Ireland presents the Research Laboratory of the Year award to Joanne Lysaght & Susan Kennedy, Trinity College Dublin.

Education Laboratory of the Year

Flexible Wet Laboratory

RCSI

Education Laboratory of the Year
RCSI - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2019 winner

Patrick Hobbs, Editor of Irish Chemical News & Chemistry Ireland, Former President, Institute of Chemistry of Ireland presents the Education Laboratory of the Year award to the RCSI Team.

Start-up Laboratory of the Year

UCC Palaeobiology Laboratory

Start-up Laboratory of the Year
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Dr. Fionnuala Hickey, Research Fellow & Lab Manager, Trinity College Dublin & Executive Committee Member, Irish Research Staff Association presents the Start-up Laboratory of the Year award to Valentina Rossi, Maria McNamara & Tiffany Slater, University College Cork.

Laboratory Supplier of the Year

Lennox

Laboratory Supplier of the Year
Lennox - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2019 winner

Dr. Fionnuala Hickey, Research Fellow & Lab Manager, Trinity College Dublin & Executive Committee Member, Irish Research Staff Association presents the Laboratory Supplier of the Year award to the Lennox Team.

Innovation of the Year Award

Spraybase Melt Electrospinning

Avectas

Innovation of the Year Award
Avectas - The Irish Laboratory Awards 2019 winner

Dr. Fionnuala Hickey, Research Fellow & Lab Manager, Trinity College Dublin & Executive Committee Member, Irish Research Staff Association presents the Innovation of the Year Award to Ellen Byrne & Dr Gillian Hendy, Avectas.