Arlington, VA (PRWEB) March 17, 2007
The nominees for the 2007 Life Science Industry Awards have been announced, and 559 life science suppliers were nominated across 20 Award categories. In all, over 3,000 scientists voted between January 3, 2007 and February 16, 2007. These respondents, based on their experiences using scientific products, voted for their favorite suppliers -- taking into consideration practical factors such as satisfaction with product features, likelihood to purchase again, likelihood to recommend the supplier, the supplier with best overall solution, and cost-effectiveness.
BioInformatics, LLC, the premier market research and advisory firm serving the life science industry, was again selected to collect and tabulate the votes for the prestigious Life Science Industry Awards. The awards recognize those life science suppliers that are best-in-class in both product categories and customer communications and support categories. The winners are determined by the industry's own customers -- scientists in biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, in government and academia who use the products day in and day out. The awards, organized by The Scientist magazine with the support of The Life Science Executive Exchange and The Science Advisory Board, have become a source of pride and a benchmark of excellence for the companies in the life science industry.
"These awards continue to enjoy a special prestige because they are conferred by the international life science community." noted Bill Kelly, President of BioInformatics, LLC. "Recipients of the Life Science Industry Awards aren't solicited for a fee to receive these honors. Our awards are based on the actual experiences of thousands of scientific customers in labs around the world who recognize excellence in their suppliers."
Members of The Science Advisory Board and readers of The Scientist cast their votes for the companies that have made the greatest contributions to life science technology in the past year. The votes now being analyzed by BioInformatics, LLC will identify those companies voted "best-in-class" in each of the product and communications/support categories below:
Cell biology instruments (Flow cytometer-based) -- Cell biology instruments (Microscope-based) -- Cell biology kits and reagents -- Cell culture media and reagents -- Computer hardware -- Gene expression analysis products -- High throughput screening and analysis systems -- Image analysis systems -- Instrumentation for genomic analysis -- Instrumentation for protein analysis -- Laboratory plasticware -- Nucleic acid purification products -- Protein separation products -- RNAi products
Communication and Support Categories
--Print Catalog -- Customer Service -- Technical Support -- Web Site -- Sales Representatives -- Print Advertisements
The full list of nominees as well as more information on the Awards is now available online at http://www.LifeScienceIndustryAwards.com.
Finalists in all categories will be announced at the end of March. The winners of the 2007 Life Science Industry Awards will be announced at an upcoming event hosted by The Scientist, magazine of the life sciences.
ABOUT BIOINFORMATICS, LLC
BioInformatics, LLC (http://www.gene2drug.com) is a market research and advisory firm that supports marketing, sales and R&D executives in the life science, medical device and pharmaceutical industries through published research reports, custom research and consulting. It also sponsors the world's largest market research panel of scientific customers -- The Science Advisory Board.
ABOUT THE SCIENTIST
The Scientist (http://www.the-scientist.com) is the magazine of the life sciences; with a readership of over 70,000 print subscribers and over 400,000 monthly visitors on the web. Now in its 20th year, The Scientist offers a unique blend of authoritative editorial content covering the people, companies, technologies and innovations that are transforming the life sciences.
ABOUT THE LIFE SCIENCE EXECUTIVE EXCHANGE
The Life Science Executive Exchange (http://www.lifescienceexec.com) is an online community that enables professionals to stay in touch with what's happening in the life science "tools" and technology marketplace today. In addition to instant access to breaking news on the market's most significant players, The Life Science Executive Exchange provides its members with convenient access to industry-specific information to support both corporate and personal success.
ABOUT THE SCIENCE ADVISORY BOARD
The Science Advisory Board (http://www.scienceboard.net) is the world's largest market research panel of scientific customers. The online community is divided into two panels (Research and Clinical) and consists of more than 32,000 life scientists from 62 countries. These experts, representing all aspects of the life sciences and medicine, "convene" regularly via the World Wide Web to voice their opinions on a wide variety of issues relating to biomedical research and clinical technologies.
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