Cambridge, Mass., September 15, 2017Elemental Machines today announced the Elemental Machines Sensory Network™ won the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC)’s annual Leadership Awards for Innovative Technology of the Year: Internet of Things. Now in its 20th year, the MassTLC Leadership Awards recognize the best and brightest from the Massachusetts technology ecosystem.

The Innovative Technology of the Year: Internet of Things category honors products that have had a significant impact on business process, customer service, and product development. The Elemental Machines Sensory Network is a Smart Lab suite specifically designed to increase experimental repeatability in life sciences and other science-based industries. The system includes Elements, intelligent, wireless sensor devices, and the Elemental Insights dashboard software. The system monitors critical lab equipment and ambient factors (temperature, humidity, air pressure, and light), providing data-driven insights that customers use to improve operations and reproducibility.

“We’re honored to win MassTLC’s flagship award in such an exciting category,” said Sridhar Iyengar, PhD, CEO and Founder of Elemental Machines. “This recognition validates the emergence of the Smart Lab segment of the IoT market, a place where technology can truly accelerate development of life-saving therapies and other innovations that benefit humanity. As Massachusetts is a leader in both technology and life sciences innovation, this award is doubly meaningful to us.”

“I am still humbled after 20 years of recognizing the leaders and innovators that make up the Massachusetts tech sector,” said MassTLC CEO Tom Hopcroft. “We celebrate the dedication and accomplishments of Elemental Machines as a model for those who follow in their footsteps. The importance of these contributions cannot be overstated as they are shaping our future in real time.”

Winners were selected from hundreds of nominations, as judged by panels of industry leaders in each of the 14 categories, and announced during the MassTLC Leadership Awards Gala on September 14 at Boston’s Seaport World Trade Center. A complete list of winners is available here.

About Elemental Machines

Elemental Machines is revolutionizing science-based industries with powerful insights that help customers transform laboratory operations, research and development processes, and manufacturing outcomes. The Elemental Machines Sensory Network™ monitors and analyzes critical laboratory and production equipment, as well as invisible environmental variables, to provide new levels of clarity, transparency and consistency, and improve repeatability. For more information, visit http://elementalmachines.io.