Norma receives Environmental Innovation Prize!

28 March, 2019

We are proud to announce that Norma has received the Environmental Innovation Prize 2018 for its Icon hematology product family.

The Environmental Innovation Prize and other six innovation awards including the Innovation Grand Prize are given to those Hungarian based companies who achieved significant business benefits through outstanding technical and economical innovation performance in the year preceding the award ceremony.

The 27th Innovation Grand Prize was organized by the Hungarian Association for Innovation with close collaboration with the National Research, Development and Innovation Office, the Ministry of Agriculture and the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office. The award ceremony was held in the Hungarian Parliament on the 28th of March 2019, where Mr. Gergely Horváth, Norma’s Chief Executive Officer, received the award from Mr. Sándor Farkas, Parliamentary State Secretary, and Mr. Ádám Szigeti, Deputy State Secretary.

We are proud that our team’s creative effort to develop sustainable and environmentally friendly innovations was honored with such a prestigious award. These developments are contributing to the environmental protection and support a greener future in many ways:

  • The analyzer’s small size
    • less material is used during manufacturing
    • less transportation-related emissions
  • The reagent consumption is reduced by 70% compared to other products on the market
    • less chemicals used
    • less water consumption
    • less transportation-related emissions
    • less biohazardous waste is produced
  • Possibility of electronic data management through LIS, Ethernet, and USB connections
    • less paper is used by end users.

We will continue our unique innovations and developments to build a better future.

Photos: Boltresz Attila, Feith Sándor

Hungarian Association for Innovation:
https://www.innovacio.hu/

Press Release:
Átadták a 2018. évi Innovációs Nagydíjakat (ORIGO)