Malcolm RhodesDr Malcolm Rhodes will receive the Peter Dunnill Award for Outstanding Contribution to UK Bioprocessing at the bioProcessUK Conference in November. Dr Rhodes is currently working as a BBSRC Industrial Impact Fellow in the Faculty, helping to build collaborations between industry and academia. During the last four years, funding of approximately £8 million has been awarded for collaborative research with biopharmaceuticals companies, through the Centre of Excellence in Biopharmaceuticals. Dr Rhodes said:

“I am extremely honoured to have been awarded the Peter Dunnill Award. Prof Dunnill and the previous recipients of this award have contributed so much to our field, and it is a real privilege to be associated with them. I would also like to thank my colleagues from industry and academia for awarding this great honour to me.”

Steve Bates, the Chief Executive Office of the UK BioIndustry Association, said:

“Malcolm’s commitment, skill and passion for bioprocessing are widely recognised across the industry and we are delighted that this is being acknowledged with this prestigious award. Malcolm has been a significant catalyst in the industry over the past decades as well as mentoring and assisting numerous emerging companies and professionals. It is thanks to the exceptional work and talent of individuals like Malcolm that the UK is fast becoming a leading global location for bioprocessing and medicines manufacturing.”

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