Industry News: SelectScience Announces the Winner of the Scientists' Choice Award for the Best Drug Discovery Product 2010

03 Sep 2010 announced the winner of the Scientists’ Choice Award for the Best Drug Discovery Product 2010 at this year's ELRIG Drug Discovery Exhibition. The winner was the FLUOstar Omega Multidetection Microplate Reader from BMG LABTECH.

The Scientists’ Choice Awards are the laboratory industry’s first awards to provide the online scientific community with a channel to celebrate new technologies. The awards were based on the results of an independent poll, where more than 12,000 scientists from the SelectScience online community were invited to nominate and vote for their favourite new drug discovery product. 

Michael Fejtl of BMG LABTECH commented: "BMG LABTECH is proud to receive the SelectScience Drug Discovery Product Award for its multidetection life science microplate reader, the FLUOstar Omega. This award is special as it is an independent user´s choice award voted by several hundred researchers worldwide via the online portal SelectScience."

"The FLUOstar Omega represents the best combination of performance and flexibility for all of your life science and R&D applications. Using BMG LABTECH’s unique Tandem Technology it provides the perfect instrument for a wide range of applications in basic research, life science studies, and assay development. Fluorescence Intensity, UV/Vis full spectrum absorbance, luminescence, AlphaTechnology, and TRF (TR-FRET) detection technologies can all be read by the FLUOstar Omega with ease and superior performance."

The final nominations included:

  • C6 Flow Cytometer System with CFlow Software
    Accuri Cytometers, Inc. 
  • FLUOstar Omega Multidetection Microplate Reader
  • iCell™ Stem Cell Derived Cardiomyocytes
    Cellular Dynamics International
  • IN Cell Analyzer 2000 Imaging System
    GE Healthcare
  • Infinite® 200 PRO Multimode Microplate Readers
  • Labware LIMS
  • Octet RED Label Free Detector System
  • Operetta™ Microplate Imaging Reader
    PerkinElmer, Inc.
  • TouchTools Suite™ Pipetting Platform

Image: Michael Fejtl accepting the award from Arif Butt, Publisher of at ELRIG Drug Discovery 2010, Coventry, UK.