Salzburg, Austria, June 06, 2012: Sony DADC BioSciences today announced that they were the winner in the category of Best New Company 2012 by Select Biosciences at the 2nd Annual European Life Science Awards that were held in Hamburg. Select Biosciences specializes in early stage drug discovery and omics, providing open forums for learning and networking, with the aim of fostering discussion and debate to advance disease research.
The European Life Science Awards aim to publically recognize the efforts and contributions of organizations and individuals in the life science industry. The award ceremony acknowledges the best of the industry’s achievements worldwide.
Dr. Manfred Koranda, Marketing Manager at Sony DADC BioSciences, who accepted the award on the company’s behalf, said, “We have now been providing manufactured product for the life sciences and IVD market for two years but we have prepared processes, polymer optimization and manufacturing techniques for about 5 years. Although our core business was and still is high volume manufacturing of CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray Discs, we entered the life sciences market with the full commitment of our resources and this award recognizes our drive to developing and mass-manufacturing smart polymer consumables.”
About Sony DADC
Sony DADC is a leading disc and digital service provider for the entertainment, education and information industries, offering world-class digital and physical supply chain solutions and software services. Building on the company’s experience in high-precision manufacturing, its mass production capability and supply chain expertise, Sony DADC’s BioSciences division partners with Life Sciences and Diagnostics companies enabling the industrial manufacturing of smart consumables. Sony DADC’s global set-up comprises production sites, distribution hubs, digital & service facilities in 19 countries worldwide, including Japan, the US and Europe. For more information please visit http://biosciences.sonydadc.com
Christina Schobesberger for Sony DADC