FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 18, 2016

IBO 2016 Industrial Design Awards Announced

            Los Angeles, CA 8/18/16—In the August 15, 2016 issue of Instrument Business Outlook (IBO), IBO announced the winners of the annual IBO Industrial Design Awards for excellence in the industrial design of analytical instruments, portable analytical instruments and laboratory equipment. The winners of the 2016 Awards demonstrate how industrial design can improve a product’s functionality and the end-user’s experience. The winners are:

 

Analytical Instrument Industrial Design

Gold Award:             Nanolive’s 3D Cell Explorer tomographic microscope

Silver Award:           SCIEX’s M3 MicroLC system

Bronze Award:          QIAGEN’s GeneReader NGS system

 

Portable Analytical Instrument Industrial Design

Gold Award:             Sage Analytics’ Luminary Beacon cannabis potency measurement system

Silver Award:           FLIR’s Fido X2 explosives trace detector

Bronze Award:          Atago’s VISCO B-type viscometer

 

Laboratory Equipment Industrial Design

Gold Award:             Miele Professional’s Flex Series undercounter glassware washers

Silver Award:           Xcell Biosciences’ Avatar cell culture system

Bronze Award:          Sartorius’ arium mini ultra-pure water system

 

To be eligible for an IBO Industrial Design Award, a product must have begun shipping between August 2015 and July 2016. Award candidates are chosen from the new products that IBO monitors through trade shows, trade publications, press releases and the Internet. Award winners are selected solely based on their industrial design, not on technical capabilities or performance. Criteria include innovation, aesthetics, functionality and utility.

IBO is a 12-page, subscription-based newsletter published twice monthly by Strategic Directions International, Inc. (SDi), a management and market research firm. SDi, a division of BioInformatics LLC, is the world’s leading source of information on the market for analytical and life science instrumentation, and equipment for laboratory and on-site applications. For more information, visit www.gene2drug.com or contact:

 

Tanya Samazan, Managing Editor
Strategic Directions International, Inc.
6242 Westchester Parkway, Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90045­-4820
Tel: (310) 641-4982
Fax: (310) 641-8851
Email: tsamazan@strategic-directions.com

 

Analytical Instrument Industrial Design:

1

Gold: Nanolive’s 3D Cell Explorer tomographic microscope

 

2

Silver: SCIEX’s M3 MicroLC system

 

3

Bronze: QIAGEN’s GeneReader NGS system

 

Portable Analytical Instrument Industrial Design:

 

4 

Gold: Sage Analytics’ Luminary Beacon cannabis potency measurement system

 

 

 

5

Silver: FLIR’s Fido X2 explosives trace detector

 

6

Bronze: Atago’s VISCO B-type viscometer

 

Laboratory Equipment Industrial Design: 

 

7

Gold: Miele Professional’s Flex Series undercounter glassware washers

 

8

Silver: Xcell Bioscience’s Avatar cell culture system

 

9

Bronze: Sartorius’ arium mini ultra-pure water system

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