Seahorse Bioscience Wins SBANE “2014 New England Innovation Award”

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Awarded by the Smaller Business Association of New England, Inc. (SBANE)

Seahorse Bioscience, the industry leader in metabolic analyzers and assay kits for measuring real-time cell metabolism, announces that it has been named the winner of the 2014 New England Innovation Award, from the Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE). Seahorse was selected from 210 innovative organizations to compete in the final phase of this competition. Winners and finalists of this prestigious award were honored at the “Evening of Innovation” Gala Dinner on May 7, 2014 at the Westin Hotel, Waltham MA.

Innovation is at the heart of economic prosperity and SBANE continues to recognize those companies and organizations that have transformed their innovative ideas into a product or service that delivers proven value to customers. SBANE has been honoring ingenious companies throughout New England for 27 years, and this prestigious award boasts some of the most recognizable companies in its “Circle of Excellence” such as Staples, Nantucket Nectars, Ben & Jerry’s, Brooks Automation, Direct Tire, Genzyme Corporation, Security Dynamics, Imagitas!, KRONOS, Aurora Imaging Corporation and iRobot.

“This honor further recognizes Seahorse’s worldwide leadership position in cell metabolism analysis technology, the fastest growing sector in the life-science tools industry," said Jay Teich, CEO at Seahorse Bioscience. “Our products are the gold standard for the industry providing the easiest and most comprehensive assessment of cell metabolism available today.”

The SBANE award recognizes Seahorse Bioscience’s heritage of continuous development of its emerging and transformative XF technology. XF extracellular flux analyzers are the driving force behind cell metabolism research, providing functional data that is enabling a greater understanding of cell metabolism among scientists and leading medical researches around the world.

Seahorse XF metabolic analyzers and XF stress test kits enable the simultaneous measurement of the two major energy-producing pathways within the cell - mitochondrial respiration and glycolysis - in real-time, in a microplate. This knowledge is enabling our customers to better understand the connection of physiological traits of cells with genomic and proteomic data, and this knowledge is generating new insights into cell metabolism and mitochondrial function, leading to a greater understanding and treatments of disease.

About the Smaller Business Association of New England, Inc. (SBANE)

SBANE was founded in 1938 and is a private not-for-profit association of approximately 600 member companies located throughout the six-state region. SBANE was established to provide a legislative voice for small business at the state and federal levels and to make practical information available to help business owners grow their companies. SBANE runs diverse, educational programs each year and has active chapters in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The membership is characterized by a high degree of participation, reflected in a large and dynamic committee structure, addressing a range of topics from international trade to human resources. Visit SBANE at

About Seahorse Bioscience

Seahorse Bioscience XF instruments are the industry standard in cellular bioenergetic measurements. Over 2,500 scientists worldwide are advancing their research in understanding the role of cell metabolism in Neurodegeneration, Aging, Cancer, Cardiovascular, Cell Physiology, Toxicology and Hepatobiology, Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Mitochondrial Diseases, Model Organisms, Obesity, Diabetes, Metabolic Disorders, Screening, and Translational Medicine. Founded in 2001, Seahorse Bioscience is headquartered in Billerica, Massachusetts, U.S., and has regional offices in Copenhagen, Denmark; and Shanghai, China. To learn more visit:

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Seahorse Bioscience

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