Abbvie 2018

ABBVIE Award for Excellence in Engineering 2018

This award was presented by Mairead Dunne, Site Manager, AbbVie

On January 1, 2013, AbbVie was founded as a global biopharmaceutical company with focus and capabilities to address some of the world’s greatest health challenges. AbbVie operate across over 170 countries with 29,000 employees globally. AbbVie operate five sites in Ireland with the Cork plant producing medicines for HIV (Kaletra), Hepatitis C (Viekira & Maviret) and the cholesterol reducing drug (Tricor).

Presented to the student with the best aggregate marks in two Third year modules and two Final year modules, as selected by AbbVie:

  • PE3009 Pharmaceutical Engineering
  • PE3013 Process Validation and Quality
  • PE4002 Optimisation and Continuous Process Improvement
  • PE4006 Design Project


2018 Winner – Kevin Holland Eli Lilly

Bespoke (solid silver) medal to the value of €150 and a €300 cheque

Process and Chemical Engineering

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