Editorial Article: Eppendorf Accepts Scientists’ Choice Awards during LABVOLUTION 2017

Laboratory product and service supplier recognized by scientists around the globe for its customer service

18 May 2017

(L-R) Kerry Parker, Editor-in-Chief at SelectScience, Axel Ziemke, Managing Director, Eppendorf Vertrieb Deutschland GmbH and Arif Butt, SelectScience CEO
The annual Scientists' Choice Awards® celebrate the laboratory products and manufacturers that make a difference to the industry. 


LABVOLUTION with Life Sciences Event Biotechnica was held this week in Hannover, Germany. SelectScience attended the show, and was delighted to present Eppendorf with two coveted Scientists’ Choice Awards, for customer service and Best General Laboratory Product of 2016.

The Scientists’ Choice Awards recognize the scientific community’s favorite laboratory products and companies, with scientists around the world taking part by nominating, reviewing and voting online. Eppendorf, founded in 1945 in Hamburg, Germany, was pleased to accept two such awards at an exclusive award ceremony hosted by SelectScience during LABVOLUTION.

Eppendorf was the proud recipient of the Reviewers' Choice Customer Service of the Year; accepting the award was Andreas Hochberger, Vice President, Global Portfolio Management Marketing at Eppendorf AG.

Andreas Hochberger, Vice President, Global Portfolio Management Marketing at Eppendorf AG accepts the Customer Service Award

The award for Best New General Laboratory Product of 2016 went to the Eppendorf Centrifuge 5920 R. The award was accepted by Peter Schreiner, Global Product Manager, Centrifugation, who was delighted to receive it on behalf of the Eppendorf team. Watch the exclusive interview filmed with Mr Schreiner following the ceremony here.

Peter Schreiner, Global Product Manager, Centrifugation (right) accepts the award for Best General Lab Product of 2016

Do you want to nominate your favorite product or company for an award? Check out the Scientists’ Choice Awards website for more information, and review your favorite product on SelectScience.