Sysmex Corporation (HQ: Kobe, Japan; Chairman and CEO: Hisashi Ietsugu) announces that the CC-1001 automated hematology analyzer, which the Company developed as Japan’s first instrument for automatically measuring the number of red and white blood cells, has been registered by Japan’s National Museum of Nature and Science (Director General: Yoshihiro Hayashi) as “Essential Historical Material for Science and Technology”, also known colloquially as “MIRAI Technology Heritage.”
The CC-1001 was cited for its application of world-first creative technology to cultivate true automation in blood cell counting through the development of a sophisticated hematology analyzer, and its conspicuous role in the development of today’s dynamic growth in the field of clinical testing.
A ceremony for receiving the registration card and commemorative shield will be held on Tuesday, September 10, at the National Museum of Nature and Science.
- August 27, 2014 press release entitled “First Japanese-Made Automated Hematology Analyzer Certified under the 3rd Heritage Program of Legacy Analytical Instruments/Scientific Instruments” www.sysmex.co.jp/en/news/2014/140827.html
- Essential Historical Materials for Science and Technology, National Museum of Nature and Science sts.kahaku.go.jp/english/material/index.htm