CellDrop™ Automated Cell Counter Wins New Sustainability Award

Written By: Kevin Theis

Congratulations to DeNovix on this honor from the SelectScience Scientists’ Choice Awards®! The CellDrop has been awarded Sustainable Laboratory Product of the Year.

CellDrop’s patented DirectPipette™ technology distinguishes it as the only cell counter to eliminate the need for cell counting slides. This innovation has already saved over 8.5 million slides from use and disposal, which equates to about 30,000 kg (66,000 lbs) of plastic.

Click here to read the press release, or visit the project page.

“It’s a real honor to know that researchers recognize CellDrop in the field of sustainability. Reducing the amount of plastic waste produced by research laboratories is a global issue, and we’re excited to be a part of the solution.”

– Fred Kielhorn, CEO of DeNovix

Reducing Single-Use Plastics in the Lab

Every time a scientist chooses to Count Cells Without Slides, they’re helping reduce the environmental impact of scientific research. The CellDrop has saved 8.5 million plastic slides from use and disposal, which equates to over 30,000 kg (66,000 lbs) of plastic! Watch the video here.

Why Scientists Choose CellDrop

  • Powerful, reliable, and easy-to-use
  • Eliminate plastic slides
  • Dual fluorescence and brightfield
  • Rapid cell counts & viability
  • Variable chamber height
  • One week free trial program
President, DAI Scientific

Kevin is the owner, president and a sales rep for DAI Scientific. He brings over 25 years of experience working with customers in academic, clinical, industrial and bio/pharma laboratories. Kevin plays an important role in DAI’s direction and strategy, and he regularly works with architects, engineers and lab planners to ensure that products work with their designs and fit their intended application. He also prides himself on being up to date with industry developments and advancements; he frequently attends seminars to educate himself to better serve his clients.

Kevin enjoys his secondary role as a sales rep for DAI because it keeps him in touch with customer needs and helps inform future requirements of the industry. Under Kevin’s direction, DAI achieved the 16 Million Dollar Club award in 2019 and received Lancer’s “Outstanding Sales Performance” award in 2017, 2015 and 2012.

Kevin’s background includes a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Awards received:
2012, 2015, 2017 from Lancer for “Outstanding Sales Performance”
2025 Elitech for “#1 in Instrument Sales”
PHC (Formally Panasonic and Sanyo) Has given us several awards as we passed certain milestones.
16 Million Dollar Club 2019
11 million Dollar Club 2018
10 million dollar club 2015
5 million dollar club 2011