2019 Shortlist | The Irish Laboratory Awards

2019 Shortlist

Congratulations to The Irish Laboratory Awards 2019 shortlist.


The winners will be revealed at the black-tie gala awards ceremony on Thursday, March 7th, at the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin.


To book your seats to attend this event, click here.

Commercial Laboratory of the Year

  • Genomics Medicine Ireland (winner)

Academic or Research Laboratory of the Year

  • Cork Centre for Vitamin D & Nutrition Research - University College Cork (winner)

Laboratory Team of the Year

  • The Galway Blood and Tissue Establishment
  • Haematology Laboratory - Tallaght University Hospital
  • Johnson & Johnson Vision Combination Product Laboratory
  • Laboratory Services - Jazz Pharmaceuticals (winner)

Laboratory Scientist of the Year 

  • Dr. Andrew Byrne - Veterinary Sciences Division, Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute
  • Prof. Nicolae Corcionivoschi - Veterinary Sciences Division, Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute
  • Dr. Luis Padrela – SSPC, Bernal Institute, University of Limerick
  • Professor Catherine Stanton - Teagasc Food Research Centre (winner)

Laboratory Staff Member of the Year

  • Elaine Lawton - Teagasc Food Research Centre
  • Dr. Luis Padrela – SSPC, Bernal Institute, University of Limerick (winner)

Young Leader of the Year

  • Dr. Nick Jeffers – Nokia Bell Labs
  • Dr. Jenny Lawler – School of Biotechnology, DCU Water Institute (winner)

Pharmaceutical Laboratory of the Year

  • Bernal Process Engineering Cluster - University of Limerick (winner)
  • Johnson & Johnson Vision Combination Product Laboratory
  • Laboratory Services - Jazz Pharmaceuticals
  • New Production Introduction Laboratory – Eli Lilly Kinsale

Chemical Laboratory of the Year

  • Bernal Process Engineering Cluster - University of Limerick
  • Dairygold Co-operative Society Central Laboratory
  • Laboratory Services - Jazz Pharmaceuticals
  • Mass Spectrometry Group - Cork Instittue of Technology (winner)

Bio Science Laboratory of the Year

  • Avectas (winner)
  • Bernal Process Engineering Cluster - University of Limerick
  • Diet & Microbes at Extremes of Life, C.Stanton Lab - Teagasc Food Research Centre
  • Genomics Medicine Ireland

Food Laboratory of the Year

  • Advanced Laboratory Testing
  • Agrihealth Laboratory Services
  • Cork Centre for Vitamin D & Nutrition Research - University College Cork (winner)
  • Dairygold Co-operative Society Central Laboratory
  • Diet & Microbes at Extremes of Life, C.Stanton Lab - Teagasc Food Research Centre
  • Veterinary Sciences Division - Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute
  • Vision I Food Research Laboratory - Teagasc Food Research Centre

Agricultural Laboratory of the Year

  • Agrihealth Laboratory Services
  • Dairygold Co-operative Society Central Laboratory
  • Irish Equine Centre
  • Vision I Food Research Laboratory - Teagasc Food Research Centre (winner)

Medical Laboratory of the Year

  • Analytical Services Laboratory - Medtronic Parkmore (winner)
  • Bernal Process Engineering Cluster - University of Limerick
  • Clinical Chemistry - Tallaght University Hospital
  • ICON Laboratory Services
  • Johnson & Johnson Vision Combination Product Laboratory
  • The Galway Blood & Tissue Establishment Laboratory - Galway University Hospital

Healthcare Laboratory of the Year

  • Analytical Services Laboratory - Medtronic Parkmore
  • Diet & Microbes at Extremes of Life, C.Stanton Lab - Teagasc Food Research Centre
  • Genomics Medicine Ireland (winner)

Engineering Laboratory of the Year

  • Bernal Institute Composites Manufacturing Laboratory - University of Limerick
  • Bernal Process Engineering Cluster - University of Limerick
  • DCU Water Institute (winner)
  • Large Structures Research Laboratory – MaREI@National University of Ireland Galway

Veterinary Laboratory of the Year

  • Agrihealth Laboratory Services
  • FarmLab Diagnostics
  • Irish Equine Centre (winner)
  • Veterinary Sciences Division - Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute

Calibration or Testing Laboratory of the Year

  • Advanced Laboratory Testing
  • Bemis Laboratory Services
  • Forensic Science Ireland (winner)

Research Laboratory of the Year

  • Bernal Institute Composites Manufacturing Laboratory - University of Limerick
  • Bernal Process Engineering Cluster - University of Limerick
  • Centre for Secure Information Technologies - Queen’s University Belfast
  • Cork Centre for Vitamin D & Nutrition Research - University College Cork
  • Diet & Microbes at Extremes of Life, C.Stanton Lab - Teagasc Food Research Centre
  • Design & Innovation Lab - ADAPT Centre for Digital Content Technology
  • Gastrointestinal Translational Oncology Research Group - Trinity College Dublin (winner)
  • Large Structures Research Laboratory – MaREI@National University of Ireland Galway
  • ProSpect Facility – SSPC @ ABCRF, University College Cork
  • Thoracic Oncology Research Laboratory - St James's Hospital & Trinity College Dublin

Education Laboratory of the Year

  • Bernal Process Engineering Cluster - University of Limerick
  • Bioprocessing Laboratory - Dublin City University
  • Flexible Wet Laboratory – RCSI (winner)
  • Suite Science - UCD Explore
  • Vision I Food Research Laboratory - Teagasc Food Research Centre

Start-up Laboratory of the Year

  • Advanced Processing Technology Research Centre - Dublin City University
  • BioNano Laboratory - Department of Chemistry, RCSI
  • Genomics Medicine Ireland
  • Johnson & Johnson Vision Combination Product Laboratory
  • The Research Centre for Psychology, Education and Emotional Intelligence – TU Dublin
  • UCC Palaeobiology Laboratory (winner)

Laboratory Supplier of the Year

  • Accuscience
  • Dublin Analytical Instruments
  • Lennox (winner)

Innovation of the Year Award

  • Autologous Serum Eye Drops – The Galway Blood and Tissue Establishment
  • Biobank Blood Cancer Network Ireland
  • H2O Labcheck
  • Spraybase Melt Electrospinning – Avectas (winner)
  • Varicomp - Bernal Institute Composites Cluster, University of Limerick

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