Abbvie Award for Excellence in Engineering

At a glance

  • Value: Bespoke (solid silver) medal to the value of €150 and a €200 cash prize
  • You must be a current UCC Student to be eligible for this prize
  • Questions about this prize can be directed to Prof Edmond Byrne or Dr Denis Ring at

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 has the stability, resources, expertise, and passion to discover, develop and bring to market ground breaking science to solve the biggest health problems that face the world today and tomorrow.

The Abbvie Award for Excellence in Engineering is based on the combined total of marks in the following modules:

PE3009 Pharmaceutical Engineering

PE3013 Process Validation and Quality

PE4002 Optimisation and Continuous Process Improvement

PE4006 Design Project

Thank you to Abbvie for initiating this generous award. It is wonderful to get industry appreciation of the work that the students undertake in the course of their studies, and excellent for them to have opportunities to win awards and accolades such as this. 



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