CytoFLEX SRT Benchtop Cell Sorter Wins SelectScience ® Award for Best New Life Sciences Product of 2021

Innovative Instrument Takes Top Honors in a Category of 13 Nominees

INDIANAPOLIS – (May 16, 2022) – Building on a solid momentum since its March 2021 launch, the CytoFLEX SRT Benchtop Cell Sorter from Beckman Coulter Life Sciences solidifies its position as a customer favorite, with SelectScience® readers around the world voting it as Best New Life Sciences Product of 2021 in the prestigious Scientists’ Choice Awards®.

In a category of 13 other nominees for life sciences products launched in 2021, the CytoFLEX SRT benchtop cell sorter took top honors. The first benchtop cell sorter from Beckman Coulter Life Sciences offers up to four lasers and 15 detection channels to help accelerate answers in genomics and immunophenotyping workflows to make multicolor applications and single-cell analysis accessible to more laboratories.

“We are rooted in innovation with a passion to provide customers with instruments that will accelerate answers in the most efficient way possible,” said Dr. Mario Koksch, Vice President and General Manager of the Flow Cytometry business unit. “We sought to stand out with a truly unique and compact solution to make cell sorting research and processing accessible to more labs, while making it remarkably easy for everyone to operate. We’re elated that this product has resonated so well globally with customers and readers of SelectScience®, and are grateful for the high praise in nominating and honoring us with this award.”

Now in its 15th year, the SelectScience® Scientists' Choice Awards® were started to celebrate laboratory products and manufacturers that make a significant difference to the industry of science. Scientists are invited to nominate, review, and vote for products and services online. Nominations are assessed by SelectScience® editors, who compile the finalists and then invite scientists to vote for their favorite products within each category.

The CytoFLEX SRT benchtop cell sorter is currently available in seven models, each with the ability to go from startup to sample sorting in less than 30 minutes. The series is designed to be easy to use right out of the box, and automates sort stream setup and maintenance throughout the sort, including 4-way sorting and Mixed Mode sorting. Visit to learn more.


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