Logo September 27 – 28, 2021, Berlin, Titanic Chaussee Berlin

Pharma 4.0 Award 2021

Take your chance and apply for the Pharma 4.0 Award now!

Pharma 4.0 Award 2021

Have you recently worked on a project related to MES? Did your project accomplish outstanding results or promises to achieve great outcomes? Then join us for the Pharma 4.0 Award 2021 ceremony in Berlin and share your success.

The award will celebrate the achievements you have accomplished in successfully implementing your MES project. Our assessment team will review the applications and nominate the best projects. Taking place on the main stage of the Pharma MES is the award ceremony and will give the nominees the recognition they deserve during a live-voting session with the largest community of MES decision-makers in Europe.

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Evaluation Criteria 

INNOVATION – How innovative or unique is the approach?

SIMPLICITY – How easy is the project to realize and to maintain?

ACHIEVEMENT – What has been improved through the implementation?

MATURITY – Is the approach ready to use?

COST EFFECTIVENESS – What is the balance of development costs and savings?

Category 1 – Best MES Project or Initiative

(Industry project teams  can apply as well as solution providers that apply together with an industry end-user)


    • Smooth & best in class MES implementation project delivery
    • Outstanding reduction of batch release time through EBR/MES
    • Successful integration of MES with IIoT applications project
    • Data analytics excellence from MES data initiatives
    • Operational excellence through MES

Category 2 – Best MES Product or Service

(Solution & technology providers are welcome to apply with their products and services to this category)


  • MES Implementation & Manufacturing IT Solutions
  • Industrial Automation & Process Control
  • Process Analytical Technology
  • Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence
  • GxP-Compliance Consulting & Data Integrity
  • Full-services System Integration from shop to top floor
  • Digital Plant Engineering & Consulting Services
  • Digital Supply Chain Solutions
  • Paperless Manufacturing
  • Information Risk Management
  • CSV / IT Quality Management
  • Web-Based MES Delivery
  • Shopfloor Authentication Solutions

Call for Award Applications

Applications are open: Get the recognition you and your company deserve!

Pharma 4.0 Award

Industry-wide recognition

during the Pharma 4.0 Award Ceremony where all key MES and Serialization stakeholders in the Europe will be represented

Media attention

through a Pharma 4.0 Award press release, social media post and media exposure for all the winners, as well as during the ceremony

Boost your project

and foster enthusiasm of your efforts among your colleagues, employees, management and team members

Help a good cause

as we will select a charity on behalf of the winners and exclusively donate $ 1,000 to support their individual projects

Pharma 4.0 Award

trophy and certificate to proudly display in your office

Pharma 4.0 Award logo

available to include on all your marketing materials

Pharma 4.0 Award Terms & Conditions


  • No applications for the Pharma 4.0 Award will be considered after August 30th, 2021.
  • All details must be submitted in English. The submitted application should be related to an MES project at your company.
  • Only projects that have been implemented or are already in an implementation phase are being considered.
  • The implementation of the project must not date back longer than 2 years.
  • The jury will only consider applicants who have completed the award application with all required details and will nominate projects for each category.
  • By submitting your application, you agree to the terms & conditions of we.CONECT.


  • All nominees will be asked to prepare a 10 minute-long presentation showcasing their project. Style, format and content can be based on individual/corporate design.
  • The presentation will be shown live on stage during the award ceremony taking place on September 27th, 2021, at the event venue.
  • Failure to provide a presentation may result in disqualification.
  • All nominees must attend the award ceremony or send a representative.


  • We reserve the right to publish your project under your name and company name respectively. It is therefore advisable to ensure that all submissions are fully approved by your organization before applying.
  • Besides being used for evaluation purposes, the information provided by applicants may be published on further channels by we.CONECT Global Leaders GmbH.

Interested? Get in Touch!

Evelyne Ndirangu

Evelyne Ndirangu
Marketing Manager
Manufacturing & Industry of Things World Event Series
Phone: +49 (0)30 52 10 70 3 – 123
Email: Evelyne.ndirangu@we-conect.com

Pharma 4.0 Award 2021

On September 27th, 2021,  in Berlin, in the framework of the 10th. annual Pharma MES conference, we.CONECT will bestow the Pharma 4.0 Award for best practice achievements of pharma industry end-users in MES projects.

During the conference day 1, our shortlisted applicants will get 10 minutes on stage to present their projects. On the evening of the first day 1, we will unite the Pharma MES communities for our festive award ceremony. The audience will vote for their favorite nominee during the live polling session with our conference app.


Category 1 – The Innovators


Project: Trend Complex – enterprise-wide platform for trends
assessment and monitoring

2nd Place

Project: HPLC,UPLC,GC integration

Best chance to meet my industry.
Carsten Holm Pedersen
Important mindset with future visions of MES come together.
Wolfgang Dedden
Bayer AG
The best event of the year for all MES professionals.
Fu Chin Lim

Pharma 4.0 Award Charity Partner 2019: Action Medeor

Since 1964, action medeor has supported around 10.000 healthcare facilities in 140 countries all over the world. Medical facilities receive drugs as well as medical equipment and supplies either at cost price or as donations. By buying large quantities action medeor is able to offer high quality products at low prices.

Their aid is supplied in co-operation with different church and secular organizations, religious communities, private initiatives and healthcare centers abroad. Based on many years’ experience, action medeor has built up a comprehensive network of facilities in the healthcare sector.

In co-operation with experienced local non-governmental organisations, action medeor handles its own health care projects in Asia, Latin America and Africa. Here action medeor supports the establishment of healthcare services and the education and training of local personnel. These health care workers then can provide medical care for others as well as information regarding prevention and treatment of dangerous diseases.

Facts at one glance


Applications are open

Submit your project by filling in the online application form


September 12 – 18, 2021: Our assessment team will review all the applications


September, 2021: The nominees will be announced and asked to prepare a short presentation of their projects. Their project presentation should be submitted before September 10, 2021.


September 27th, 2021: The winners of the Pharma 4.0 Award will be announced during the live-voting session on the event app.