Industry News: The Scientists’ Choice Award Winners Announced at Pittcon

15 Mar 2013

SelectScience, the fastest way to impartial, expert opinion about the best laboratory equipment and latest techniques, has awarded the winners of The 2011 Scientists’ Choice Awards for Best New Products and Best Email Campaign at Pittcon.

Exhibitors and attendees enjoyed a Champagne reception at the SelectScience booth on Tuesday afternoon, where the winners were presented with a commemorative plaque and champagne.

Best New Separations Product of 2011:
Thermo Scientific EASY-nLC 1000, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

Best New Spectroscopy Product of 2011:
Optima 8300 ICP-OES Spectrometer, PerkinElmer, Inc.

Web Award for Most Popular Email Campaign of 2011:
Pall Life Sciences’ AcroSep Campaign

Over 40,000 members of SelectScience were invited to nominate their favorite new Separations and Spectroscopy products. The nominations were narrowed down to the most popular products for each category and members then voted for their winners.

The winner of the Scientists’ Choice Web Award for Most Popular Email Campaign was also honored at the presentation. This award was determined by SelectScience editors and was based on the response and click through rate of campaigns in 2011.

Kerry Parker, Editor and General Manager of SelectScience, commented: “The Scientists' Choice Awards celebrate the new laboratory products and equipment making a difference in labs each year. These awards are unique since the nominees and winners are chosen by SelectScience members online. In addition, the Web Awards provide the industry with an invaluable insight into the most effective online communication methods."

For more information about The Scientists’ Choice Awards and Web Awards visit

Image from left: Arif Butt from SelectScience, Charles Schneider from PerkinElmer, Allen Pierce from Thermo Fisher Scientific, Matt Hymes from Pall Life Sciences and Kerry Parker from SelectScience.