Abcam wins ‘Best use of digital media’ at Life Science Industry Awards


Abcam plc., a leading provider of protein research tools and services, announced today that it has won the Life Science Industry Award for the ‘Best use of digital media’.


Hosted by Bioinformatics LLC, the awards were announced at a ceremony in Washington DC yesterday (Tues) in conjunction with the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.

Abcam revolutionised the buying of antibodies through its innovative eCommerce platform. The Company continues to innovate through its digital channels to provide personalised, relevant content that anticipates consumer needs and enhances their experience and engagement.

Presented to the world’s top performing life science suppliers in 27 categories, the Life Science Industry Awards are recognised as a benchmark of excellence in the life science tools industry. Voted by an expert network of thousands of global scientists, The Science Advisory Board, the awards bring the voice of the customer into the voting process, backed up by rigorous scoring methodology, bringing these awards the highest degree of integrity.

Alan Hirzel, CEO of Abcam, commented: “We’re delighted to have been recognised for the ‘Best Use of Digital Media’ and nominated in a further six categories.  Our consumer-driven digital marketing strategy means we stay at the forefront of consumer needs, to provide the best products and services to enable researchers to discover more.”

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About Abcam
Abcam plc is a leading provider of protein research tools and services, with a wide range of products and expert technical support, enabling scientists to analyse living cells at the molecular level and improving the understanding of health and disease.

Abcam is committed to providing scientists with an extensive choice of reagents and tools, with the most comprehensive, honest and up-to-date datasheets and customer reviews, fast delivery and helpful customer service & technical support. The Company’s catalogue evolves with scientific research trends and is growing each year to provide customers with products to meet their research needs. The range now includes primary and secondary antibodies, proteins, peptides, lysates, biochemicals, immunoassays and other kits. Abcam also supports its customers by hosting a range of global scientific events, forums and webinars, providing opportunities for scientists to get together and present their work.

Headquartered in Cambridge, UK, Abcam has eight global subsidiary offices enabling local services, multi-language support and next-day delivery to over 100 countries. The Company was founded in 1998, and now employs over 740 people. Abcam was admitted to AIM in 2005 (AIM:ABC).


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