FOYA – Celebrating 10 Years
I SPE’s Facility of the Year Awards (FOYA) program is the premier global awards program recognizing innovation and creativity in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology manufacturing industries. Now in its 10th year, the FOYA program showcases accomplishments in facility design, construction and operation. It celebrates the shared commitment and dedication of individuals working for different companies worldwide to enhancing patient health and safety through innovation and advancements in pharmaceutical manufacturing technology.
FOYA – Honoring Innovation
Projects selected for these prestigious awards set the standard for pharmaceutical facilities of the future by demonstrating excellence in the following categories:
- Project Execution
- Facility Integration
- Equipment Innovation
- Operational Excellence
- Process Innovation
FOYA at the CGMP Conference
Project Category Winners for 2014 will be honored at the 2014 Facility of the Year Awards Banquet which will be held on 3 June 2014 at the Hilton Baltimore Holiday Ballroom in Baltimore, Maryland. It will be held in conjunction with ISPE’s FDA CGMP Conference. During the conference, ISPE will feature a dedicated FOYA display area which will highlight the category winners using a graphic display and video presentation. The conference is an opportunity to learn and focus on quality metrics and quality compliance tools and techniques, many of which are exemplified by these winning FOYA projects.
FOYA at the Annual Meeting
The 2014 FOYA Overall Winner will be announced during the plenary session at the 2014 ISPE Annual Meeting which will be held from 12 to 15 October 2014 at Caesars Palace, in Las Vegas, Nevada. During the Annual Meeting, the FOYA program will be highlighted and the 2014 Category Winners and the 2014 Overall Winner will be honored; there will be an education track that offers insight from 2014 Category Winners on their winning projects.
FOYA at Pharma EXPO
FOYA award winners also will be formally recognized as part of the ISPE exhibit at the 2014 Pharma EXPO which will be held 2 to 5 November 2014 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. This world class exhibition, sponsored by ISPE and PMMI, will include a conference which will be covering topics on the latest technological and regulatory trends, best practices and practical applications of science and technology throughout the entire pharmaceutical lifecycle.
FOYA – Recognizing Excellence
ISPE’s Facility of the Year Awards Program puts the spotlight on Category Winners’ innovative solutions to updating and replacing aging facilities and equipment as well as their implementation of the most up to date and state of the art approaches to quality metrics and quality compliance. Participation and attendance at these ISPE events will not only provide information and education, but will be a source of inspiration when seeing how they have been implemented by these world class industry leaders from large and small companies around the world.