Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) has received a 2017 Scientists' Choice Award for Best New Separation Product: The Agilent 1260 Infinity II LC system. The award recognizes the product that has made the most difference to chromatography as nominated by scientists.

SelectScience announced the winners of the 2017 Scientists' Choice Awards for General Lab, Separations and Spectroscopy during a special ceremony held on March 7 at the Pittcon 2017 International Conference and Expo in Chicago, IL.

As it does each year, scientists around the world were invited to participate by nominating, voting and reviewing online.

"We are very honored to be receive the Scientists' Choice Award," said Stefan Schuette,
Agilent vice president and general manager of the company's Liquid Phase Separation Division. "The Agilent 1260 Infinity II LC system—a key component of our InfinityLab family—increases laboratory efficiency in three ways: delivering trusted analytical data, outstanding usability, and easy integration into existing environments."

The annual Scientists' Choice Awards celebrate the laboratory products and manufacturers that make a difference to the industry. SelectScience began the Scientists' Choice Awards in 2007 to enable scientists to voice their opinions on the best laboratory products. Scientists are then invited to vote for their favorite products within each category, and the winners are announced at scientific conferences.