IBO 2018 Industrial Design Awards Announced

Los Angeles, CA 8/16/18—Instrument Business Outlook (IBO) today announced the winners of the annual IBO Industrial Design Awards for excellence in the industrial design of analytical instruments. The winners of the 2018 Awards exemplify the importance of industrial design to an instrument’s functionality, end-user experience and approachability.

The winners are:

Gold Award: Agilent Technologies’ Ultivo Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer

Silver Award: Shimadzu’s MALDI-8020 Mass Spectrometer

Bronze Award: Dolomite Bio’s Nadia Instrument

Nominees for the IBO Design Awards began commercial shipments between August 2017 and July 2018 and are selected from IBO’s survey of new products using trade shows, trade publications, press releases and the internet. Award winners are selected solely based on their industrial designs, not on technical capabilities or performance. Criteria include innovation, aesthetics, functionality and utility. About Instrument Business Outlook Instrument Business Outlook is the leading source for news, data and analysis on the $50 billion analytical instrument and laboratory products industry, and is published twice monthly by Strategic Directions International, Inc. (SDi), a management and market research division of BioInformatics Inc., part of the Science and Medicine Group. BioInformatics Inc. is the leading research and advisory firm serving the life science, analytical instrument and diagnostic industries. To access the article or to sign up for a free trial of IBO, visit: https://instrumentbusinessoutlook.com/article/2018-ibo-design-awards/.

Tanya Samazan, Managing Editor
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Gold: Agilent Technologies’ Ultivo Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer (pictured as part of LC/MS stack)

Silver: Shimadzu’s MALDI-8020 Mass Spectrometer


Bronze: Dolomite Bio’s Nadia Instrument