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2020 Winners

2020 Winners

The winners were revealed at the seventh annual Irish Laboratory Awards ceremony on Thursday, March 5th, 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
Air Products Ireland
Commerical Laboratory of the Year winner

Kevin O'Driscoll, Director of Partner Programmes, BusinessRiver, presents the Commercial Laboratory of the Year award to Sarah McNicholas, Irish Equine Centre.

Academic or Research Laboratory of the Year

Dynamical Systems and Risk Laboratory

Academic or Research Laboratory of the Year
Academic or Research Laboratory of the Year winner

Kevin O'Driscoll, Director of Partner Programmes, BusinessRiver, presents the Academic or Research Laboratory of the Year to, Basuraj Bhowmik, Dynamical Systems and Risk Laboratory.

Laboratory Team of the Year

Senge Group

Laboratory Team of the Year
Laboratory Team of the Year winner

Matt Moran, Judging Co-ordinator, presents the Laboratory Team of the Year award to the Senge Group Team.

Laboratory Scientist of the Year 

Dr. Jaythoon Hassan

UCD National Virus Reference Laboratory

Laboratory Scientist of the Year
Laboratory Scientist of the Year winner

Matt Moran, Judging Co-ordinator, presents the Laboratory Scientist of the Year award to Dr. Jaythoon Hassan - UCD National Virus Reference Laboratory.

Laboratory Staff Member of the Year

Dr. Luis Padrela

SSPC, Bernal Institute, University of Limerick

Laboratory Staff Member of the Year
Laboratory Staff Member of the Year winner

Matt Moran, Judging Co-ordinator, presents the Laboratory Staff Member of the Year award to Luuk van der Wielen, Bernal Institute, on behalf of Luis Padrela, Bernal Institute, University of Limerick.

Young Leader of the Year

Dr. Saeed Shirazian

Bernal Institute

Young Leader of the Year
Young Leader of the Year winner

Matt Moran, Judging Co-ordinator, presents the Young Leader of the Year award to Dr. Saeed Shirazian - Bernal Institute.

Pharmaceutical Laboratory of the Year

BMS Global Biologics Laboratory

Pharmaceutical Laboratory of the Year
Pharmaceutical Laboratory of the Year winner

Kevin O'Driscoll, Director of Partner Programmes, BusinessRiver, presents the Pharmaceutical Laboratory of the Year award to Prof. John Cassidy, Awards Judge, on behalf of BMS Global Biologics Laboratory.

Chemical Laboratory of the Year

Flavour Chemistry Facility

Teagasc

Chemical Laboratory of the Year
Chemical Laboratory of the Year winner

Kevin O'Driscoll, Director of Partner Programmes, BusinessRiver, presents the Chemical Laboratory of the Year award to the Flavour Chemistry Facility - Teagasc.

Bio Science Laboratory of the Year

Irish Equine Centre

Bio Science Laboratory of the Year
Bio Science Laboratory of the Year winner

Prof John Cassidy, Awards Judge, presents the Bio Science Laboratory of the Year award to Sarah McNicholas, Irish Equine Centre.

Food Laboratory of the Year

Megazyme

Food Laboratory of the Year
Food Laboratory of the Year winner

Nicola O’Connor, Sourcing Manager, CBRE Global Workplace Solutions, Ireland, presents the Food Laboratory of the Year award to the Megazyme Team.

Agricultural Laboratory of the Year

Vision 1 Laboratory

Teagasc

Agricultural Laboratory of the Year
Agricultural Laboratory of the Year winner

Shane Flynn, Business Development Manager, CBRE Global Workplace Solutions, Ireland, presents the Agricultural Laboratory of the Year award to the Vision 1 Laboratory - Teagasc Team.

Medical Laboratory of the Year

DCU & Oriel

Medical Laboratory of the Year
Medical Laboratory of the Year winner

Mary Mullaghy, Irish Science Teachers' Association, presents the Medical Laboratory of the Year award to Dr.Ronan Murphy & Mr. Brian Fitzpatrick, DCU & Oriel.

Healthcare Laboratory of the Year

Think Biosolution

Healthcare Laboratory of the Year
Healthcare Laboratory of the Year winner

Mary Mullaghy, Irish Science Teachers' Association, presents the Healthcare Laboratory of the Year award to Eugene Bortolozzo, CEO, BusinessRiver, on behalf of Think Biosolution.

Engineering Laboratory of the Year

Advanced Processing Technology Research Centre

Engineering Laboratory of the Year
Engineering Laboratory of the Year winner

Dinny Crowe, Business Unit Director, CBRE Global Workplace Solutions, Ireland, presents the Engineering Laboratory of the Year award to the Advanced Processing Technology Research Centre Team.

Calibration or Testing Laboratory of the Year

National Metrology Laboratory

National Standards Authority of Ireland

Calibration or Testing Laboratory of the Year
Calibration or Testing Laboratory of the Year winner

Dinny Crowe, Business Unit Director, CBRE Global Workplace Solutions, Ireland, presents the Calibration or Testing Laboratory of the Year award to the National Metrology Laboratory – NSAI Team.

Research Laboratory of the Year

Advanced Processing Technology Research Centre

Research Laboratory of the Year
CBRE
Research Laboratory of the Year winner

Dinny Crowe, Business Unit Director, CBRE Global Workplace Solutions, Ireland, presents the Research Laboratory of the Year award to Sithara Sreenilayam & Dermot Brabazon, Advanced Processing Technology Research Centre.

Education Laboratory of the Year

Dynamical Systems and Risk Laboratory

Education Laboratory of the Year
Education Laboratory of the Year winner

Mary Mullaghy, Irish Science Teachers' Association, presents the Education Laboratory of the Year award to Basuraj Bhowmik, Dynamical Systems and Risk Laboratory.

Start-up Laboratory of the Year

Bernal BioLabs

Start-up Laboratory of the Year
Start-up Laboratory of the Year winner

Mary Mullaghy, Irish Science Teachers' Association, presents the Start-up Laboratory of the Year award to the Bernal BioLabs Team.

Laboratory Supplier of the Year

Roche Diagnostics

Laboratory Supplier of the Year
Laboratory Supplier of the Year winner

Prof John Cassidy, Awards Judge, presents the Laboratory Supplier of the Year award to the Roche Diagnostics Team.

Collaboration Achievement

SEAM Research Centre

Collaboration Achievement
Collaboration Achievement winner

Prof John Cassidy, Awards Judge, presents the Collaboration Achievement award to Eoghan O’Donoghue, SEAM Research Centre.

Innovation of the Year Award

Molecule

Innovation of the Year Award
Innovation of the Year Award winner

Prof John Cassidy, Awards Judge, presents the Innovation of the Year Award to Kurt Francis, Molecule.