Fungilab’s V-Compact Wins Prestigious International Award

NEW YORK, NY – Red Dot has awarded Fungilab’s V-Compact rotational viscometer with a 2016 Product Design Award. Recognized as one of the world’s most prestigious design competitions, Red Dot “awards this coveted quality seal exclusively to products that stand out from comparable entries due to their good design or innovative character.”


The Red Dot jury is comprised of 41 renowned design professionals from around the world. Their expertise is essential in evaluating the innovative and technological readiness of all 5,200 submissions.


Following its debut at Pittcon 2015, the V-Compact was named the winner of Instrument Business Outlook’s 2015 Silver Award for industrial design. Today, it continues to showcase itself as a truly innovative and industry-changing instrument.


“Our goal was to design and manufacture an instrument that differs completely from what is currently on the market,” says CEO Ernest Buira. “Our vision was to create something revolutionary.”


Fungilab will be honored as a winner of the Red Dot Product Design Award at the competition’s annual gala in Germany. “This is a moment to celebrate the hard work my team has put into making this concept a reality,” says Mr. Buira.


The V-Compact is the world’s first wireless rotational viscometer. It features a highly intuitive mobile application, which provides enhanced testing capabilities for a variety of laboratory settings. With the Fungilab Mobile APP, users can maximize their productivity and efficiency by utilizing its exclusive new features: remote access, improved Wi-Fi and Bluetooth functionality, a unique digital interface, and online chat assistance.


About Fungilab

Fungilab is recognized worldwide as the premier manufacturer of viscosity instrumentation. Pairing innovation with efficiency, the company remains at the forefront of progression and modernity with its smart and bold designs.


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