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2022 Sustainable Laboratory Products of the Year: Scientists’ Choice Award winners announced

Technology from DeNovix and Merck recognized as having made an impact on laboratory sustainability

09 Jan 2023


The Milli-Q® IQ 7003/7005/7010/7015 Water Purification System and the CellDrop™ Cell Counters with Scientists' Choice Awards winners badge
The Milli-Q® IQ 7003/7005/7010/7015 Water Purification System (left) and the CellDrop™ Cell Counters (right) are the winners of the 2022 Scientists’ Choice Awards for Sustainable Laboratory Products of the Year

Scientists worldwide have been voting in the 2022 Scientists’ Choice Awards® for Sustainable Laboratory Products of the Year.

Now in their 16th year, the Scientists’ Choice Awards are unique in the industry as they are chosen by scientists and healthcare professionals. Each year, we invite scientists around the globe to participate by nominating, reviewing, and voting for the lab products that have had the greatest impact on their work. This year, we invited scientists to vote in a new award category that recognizes the laboratory product or service that scientists view as having significantly helped reduce the environmental impact of their laboratory research – read on to learn more about this year’s winners and nominees.

Sustainable Product of the Year in the reducing consumables and reagents category

The award for Sustainable Product of the Year in the reducing consumables and reagents category goes to the CellDrop™ Cell Counters by DeNovix.

The CellDrop Cell Counters allow users to count cells without the use of plastic slides. DirectPipette™ Technology eliminates plastic slides and cumbersome hemocytometers from routine cell counting by adding a simple load, count, and wipe clean workflow.

Your runners-up are: 

Sustainable Product of the Year in the sustainable product design category

The award for Sustainable Product of the Year in the sustainable product design category goes to the Milli-Q® IQ 7003/7005/7010/7015 Water Purification System by Merck.

The Milli-Q® IQ 7003/05/10/15 system has features that help researchers eliminate toxic substances, save energy, and reduce waste including a more compact design. It has the first and only completely mercury-free tap-to-ultrapure water system with built-in ech2o® UV lamps for the photooxidation of organic contaminants and inactivation of bacteria.

Your runners-up are:

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Visit the Scientists’ Choice Awards website for more information