The global community of SelectScience readers and contributors has selected the Thermo Scientific Vanquish UHPLC system for the Scientists’ Choice Best New Separations Product award. In addition, Thermo Fisher Scientific was named Reviewers’ Choice Company of the Year, the first annual award that recognizes the company with the best reviews and ratings on SelectScience.
The winners were announced at an awards ceremony at the SelectScience booth at Pittcon 2015 at New Orleans’ Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Accepting the awards for Thermo Fisher was Dan Shine, president of chromatography and mass spectrometry for Thermo Fisher Scientific. Last year, Thermo Scientific Orbitrap Fusion Tribrid liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry system received the SelectScience Scientitsts’ Choice Best New Spectroscopy Product of 2013 award.
“The annual SelectScience ‘Scientists’ Choice Awards’ celebrate the companies and products making a difference to laboratory science each year,” said Arif Butt, CEO and Founder of SelectScience. “Over 7,400 scientists participated in online nominations, votes and reviews to select the winners, and our editors independently moderated all activities. These awards are unique in the industry in providing a voice to scientists and a channel to share success. I congratulate this year’s winners as the true ‘Scientists’ Choice.”
“We are honored to be recognized for innovation in both our products and overall company,” said Shine. “With the Vanquish system, we redesigned UHPLC from the ground up, delivering new levels of performance, productivity and usability. Through our commitment to innovation, we re-imagine technologies and products that make a real difference in our customers’ work. It is gratifying to see this type of recognition from the people who matter the most – the community of scientists.”
Introduced in July 2014, the Vanquish system was engineered to combine the ruggedness of an integrated system with the flexibility of a modular system. Central to the Vanquish concept is the new family of Thermo Scientific Accucore Vanquish UHPLC columns, specially designed to provide the resolution and throughput benefits of higher pressures, up to its full 1500 bar rating.