Olympus Devices Receive iF Design Award
HAMBURG, Germany, March 8, 2017 — Olympus Corp.’s Scientific Solutions division has received two iF design awards for its CX23 upright microscope and FLUOVIEW FV3000 confocal laser scanning microscope.
“We are delighted to have won two of these renowned awards,” said Wolfgang Hempell, Olympus Europa’s head of vertical market life science for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. “The fact that they have been awarded to two very different microscopes in our life science range demonstrates our commitment to improving our customers’ workflows with our detailed attention to high-performing functionality and user-friendly, ergonomic design that is reflected across our entire range.”
Founded in 1953, iF is an independent design institution that aims to identify, support and promote good design through organizing awards for both industry professionals and students.
Focused on improving workflows for educational and routine microscopy, the CX23 features a compact design and updates to improve portability, usability and security. The low weight and stable metal frame of the CX23 make it a robust and cost-effective choice for use in the field and educational settings.
The FLUOVIEW FV3000 confocal microscope for detailed live-cell and tissue imaging features exceptional resolution, sensitivity and speed. Its design features an intuitive software interface to enable the generation of high-quality data and images for even the most novice users.
Olympus Corp. is a manufacturer of precision machinery and instruments.