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We’re delighted to announce the Category Winners in PM Group’s 2021/’22 Innovation in Action Awards. The winners will present their innovations at the Finals event next week.

The submissions for 2021/’22 Innovation scheme represent a wide range of topics spanning many different aspects of PM Group’s business. They reflect the fact that innovation is an essential facet of creating competitive advantage for our company.

This years competition has a prize fund of €31,000. Nine of the eleven category winners are elegible for the Overall prize. They will present their innovations to the judging panel at the Final event to select the Overall Winner.


The very best of luck to all the finalists!

Thanks also to everyone who took the time to submit to this year’s scheme which saw a large number of entries from across the company.


Category Winners 2021/'22

New Idea with the Most Potential
(Joint Category winning submissions)

Intelligent Project Delivery Toolbox (Matthew Blaza, Mandy Jiang)
Key Project Health Check Dashboard (Vince Di Carlo, Nino Borsoni)


Health, Safety, Wellness Innovation

Site Noises (Edmund O’Brien)

Disruptive (Design/Service/Method) Innovation

Utilizing AI to Reduce Unconscious Bias when Selecting High Performance Teams (Mandy Jiang)

Technical Innovation

Automation of QA/QC process for drawings and Revit models (Lola Montaner, Alvaro Fernandez La Roja, Ola Kompanowska, Jorge Alonso, Nuria Cobian, Grazvile Savickaite)

Project Team Innovation

Managed Services, Project Controls Enhancements (Ivan Ryan, Annette Main, Sean O’Donovan, Stephen Coughlan)

Sustainability Innovation

Embodied Energy Design Tool for Process Design Evaluation (Kevin Gibson)

MOE Innovation

Communicating in and delivering a project in any language (Peter Anthony Jenkins)

Non-Technical Idea / Innovation

Innovation in Collaborative Operational Data Analytics – empowering the DeLTa initiative (Graham Milne, Rory O’Riordan, Laura Walsh)


The Category Winners above are eligible for the Overall Prize


Technical Published Article

Lessons Learned in Global CQV - Pharmaceutical Engineering (Grainne Ryan, Paul Ryan)

External Presentation

NIIMBL-BioPhorum Buffer Stock Blending System at IChemE Global Awards 2021 (Kevin Gibson)

Additional Acknowledgment - Highly Commended

Sustainable Material Selection Matrix (Dara Brady)