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The Irish Laboratory Awards offers an unmissable opportunity to have your work reviewed by experts; to get recognition from your peers; benchmark against others in your industry; and attract top talent to your organisation. But don't just take our word for it; read some of the thoughts of our past entrants, sponsors and judges below.

“We are very happy with our double success as the Engineering Laboratory of the Year (2018) and with Dr. Michael O’Byrne winning the Laboratory Staff of the Year (2018). We intend to continue to impact the built infrastructure sector as a research leader through innovations in sensors, algorithms, analytics, modelling and policy guidelines.”
Dr. Vikram Pakrashi - Dynamical Systems and Risk Laboratory, UCD


“It is a great honour to receive the Young Leader of the Year Award (in 2018) to acknowledge the outstanding work carried out by my team and the ongoing crucial support of our patients, the public and our various funders.”

Dr. Russell McLaughlin - Trinity College Dublin


“It was an exceptional afternoon at the Irish Laboratory Awards 2018 showcasing the talent of the laboratory industry in Ireland. Well done to everyone who took part, it was great to see how research, innovation and new technology is having a positive impact on future products and services. It is exciting to see the passion and commitment of the people who make this happen. Congratulations to all the winners.”
Brendan McCloskey - Commercial Manager, Air Products & 2018 Awards Sponsor


“As the coordinator of the judging panel for The Irish Laboratory Awards I was particularly impressed by the overall calibre of entries (in 2018). There were excellent contributions from both public and private sector laboratories spanning both industry and basic research.”
Matt Moran - Director, BioPharmaChem Ireland


“As Ireland's national foundation for investment in scientific and engineering research, SFI was delighted to contribute to the success of the 2018 Lab awards. The impressive scope and breath of the applications to this year’s competition are evidence of the thriving research activity happening in Ireland from across the private and public sector”.
Dr. Fiona Blighe - Scientific Programme Manager, Science Foundation Ireland & 2018 Awards Judge

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