Copenhagen, Denmark – Radiometer's ABL9 blood gas analyser has been awarded a Red Dot Design Award, an internationally recognised design award focusing on trendsetting and high quality design. The ABL9 analyser won in the product design category.
Recognised as a global benchmark for design and innovation, the Red Dot Award is one of the most respected international design competitions in the world.
Kasper Schweitz, Vice President, Global R&D at Radiometer, says, "We're incredibly proud of this recognition. We have worked closely with users to give them exactly what they asked for – an analyser that has both an intuitive interface and maintains the technology that they value so much from the ABL compact analyser series." He continues, "What we offer is a combination of quality and modern design, and that has been extremely well-received by our customers. Winning this award is a testament to the work of an incredible team."
With a mission to help caregivers make diagnostic decisions that save lives, Radiometer is both proud and humble to meet and even surpass the needs of their customers by bringing new and innovative ideas to market. The ABL9 analyser has been launched across 48 countries so far.
This Red Dot Award is the second award that Radiometer wins for the design of the ABL9 analyser. In 2018, Radiometer won an iF DESIGN AWARD in the Design Excellence category. Radiometer has also won design awards for the ABL90 FLEX analyser and the TCM5 FLEX transcutaneous monitor.
Founded in 1935 and headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Radiometer introduced the world’s first commercially available blood gas analyser in 1954. Today, Radiometer's products and solutions are used in hospitals, clinics and laboratories in over 130 countries to provide information on the most critical parameters in acute care testing.
Six sample analyses are performed every second on a Radiometer analyser somewhere in the world – or more than 500,000 samples a day.
Radiometer is part of Danaher Corporation’s diagnostics platform, and offers a broad range of analysers, consumables, software and services used to support the diagnosis of diseases and treatment decisions in pathology labs, hospitals and other critical care settings.