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The big winners at the IChemE Global Awards 2018 were a UK consortium consisting of Advanced Plasma Power, University College London, Cadent Gas and Progressive Energy. The team took home three awards in the Sustainability, Energy and Outstanding Achievement categories, for their project, Converting Waste to BioSNG. Together, they developed an innovative and unique gasification …
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Donal Finegan from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory was presented with the Young Researcher Award at the IChemE Global Awards 2018. Having studied a degree in chemical engineering, Finegan diverged into energy systems. His research explores the performance and safety of lithium batteries, primarily looking at why they fail. His innovation and insights have had …
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Rojiar Ferschy was presented the Young Industrialist Award at the IChemE Global Awards 2018 for her outstanding achievements as a process engineer at Sellafield, including her voluntary work within the community. Ferschy always aspired to be a chemical engineer, and was keen to turn this into a reality when she moved to the UK. With …
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Recognising the need to address the skills gap in the nuclear industry, Energus, UK set up the nucleargraduates programme, under licence to the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority. For this, they took home the trophy in the Training and Development category at the IChemE Global Awards 2018. This bespoke programme allows graduates to tailor their own scheme …
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Teamwork is essential when it comes to delivering a project of any scale. The collaborative efforts of Sellafield Ltd, Progressive Alliance and AXIOM led them to win the Team Award at IChemE Global Awards 2018. Their task was to deliver a new facility on the Sellafield site to store consolidated nuclear material safely. The partnership …
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Perseverance paid off for the Clean Energy Processes Lab at Imperial College. After 10 years of challenging research to find a renewable energy solution through solar power, using a combination of both heat and electricity, they did it. And for this successful project, the team won the Research Project Award at the IChemE Global Awards …
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Woodside Energy in Australia was the winner of the Process Safety category at the IChemE Global Awards 2018. Improving process safety in the organisation was an important exercise for Woodside, and they successfully achieved this by implementing an intelligent research system, Watson HSEQ. This ‘super-computer’ provides Woodside personnel with valuable process safety insights at their …
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Picking up the Pharma Award at the IChemE Global Awards 2018 was a consortium group comprising of GSK, PM Group, Suncombe and ITT, for their project Fully Integrated Sterile Filtration Unit. In this collaborative project, the team set out to find a lasting solution to manufacturing a life-saving drug using a sterile filtration system. The …
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At the IChemE Global Awards 2018, Johnson Matthey took home the award in the Oil and Gas category, for their project CATACEL SSR: Structured Steam Reforming Catalyst. CATACEL SSR has a unique stackable, structural reactor. By applying a catalyst coating on metal foil, it is engineered and designed to maximise heat transfer more efficiently. The …
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Leading the way for becoming the number one employer for equality, diversity and inclusion, the Environment Agency took home the Diversity & Inclusion Award at the IChemE Global Awards 2018. The Environment Agency employs chemical engineers from all different backgrounds and strongly believe in creating a life-enhancing workplace for their employees. Watch this video to …

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