MSD Award 2020-21
MSD Ballydine: Award for best Poster in Pharmaceutical Engineering presented by:-
Brian Killen Plant Manager
Paul Phillips Commercialisation Project Lead, Ballydine
MSD has invested over €2.2bn in Ireland and contributes significantly towards making the pharmaceutical industry the country's leading export sector.
The Ballydine site exports to more than 30 countries, including Japan, the US and much of Europe. It produces active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for use by MSD subsidiaries throughout the world, including late stage clinical APIs.
The site includes a formulation, R&D and manufacturing facility, which supports MSD's initiative to bring new medicines to market more effectively. It develops innovative ways to formulate new products from pilot to commercial scale, and supplies tablets for late stage clinical trials, launch and early stage supply.
The poster presentation award provides an opportunity for students studying PE3009 Pharmaceutical Engineering to explore the design space in pharmaceutical engineering encouraging, enhanced knowledge in technologies and process developments.
2020-21 Winner – Ashling O’Riordain (3rd year)
3D PRINTING IN DRUG MANUFACTURING
Aisling’s poster captured the key points of the topic and gathered them in a structured manner. Her poster was visually pleasing, with good and interesting content. We felt it struck the balance between text and visuals well
Award: Apple iPad