Engineering Excellence Award in Innovations & Inventions

Together with development partner IDE, Atomo Diagnostics has won the Engineering Excellence Awards for the MicroRapid Integrated Rapid Blood Test Device, the world’s first hand held integrated rapid diagnostic device.

The Engineering Excellence Awards Sydney (EEAS) 2012 recognise the expertise of both individuals and engineering organisations in the community. Their aim is to create wider recognition for the valuable input of engineers in our lives.

MicroRapid won the Small Business Award, receiving a highly commended in the Innovations & Inventions category and was presented with the prestigious Bradfield Award. The Bradfield Award is the highest award across all categories and ‘recognises an accomplishment of exceptional engineering merit which makes a major contribution to the community’.

Atomo’s MicroRapid device will now go on display in the Powerhouse Museum. This display is expected to be seen by over a half a million Museum visitors throughout the year.

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