Awards

Awards

International Design Excellence Award (IDEA)

The International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) is the world's most prestigious and coveted design accolade. Defibtech's Lifeline ARM Automated Chest Compression (ACC) Device was named a Bronze winner in the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) 2015 competition. (July 2015)

Good Design Award

The Good Design Award is the oldest design competition in the world, founded in Chicago in 1950 by the pioneering greats of American and modern design. The jury found Defibtech's Lifeline AUTO AED worthy of the Good Design Award for product distinction. (December 2014)

Exporter of the Year Award

The Exporter of the Year Award recognizes exporting achievements and growth. The award is given by ThinkGlobal Inc., publisher of Commercial News USA, the official export promotion magazine of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Defibtech was the sole winner of the Exporter of the Year award in the medical/scientific product and equipment category. (March 2013)

Spark International Design Award

The Spark International Design Awards highlight the best new ideas and the best new solutions in a wide range of disciplines and categories. Defibtech was awarded a Spark Award in the Product Design Category. (November 2012)

Tech Top 40

The Tech Top 40 awards celebrate the 40 fastest growing technology companies in Connecticut. Selection is based on the percentage revenue growth over four years from 2008-2011. Defibtech was named one of the fastest growing companies in the life sciences category for the sixth year in a row. (September 2012)

CQIA Innovation Prize

The CQIA is America's oldest state-level Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. It is the state's leader for creating and recognizing quality and performance excellence in Connecticut. Baldrige trained examiners evaluated the Defibtech AUTO AED and awarded a silver award to Defibtech. (June 2012)

Tech Top 40

The Tech Top 40 awards celebrate the 40 fastest growing technology companies in Connecticut. Selection is based on the percentage revenue growth over four years from 2007-2010. Defibtech was named one of the fastest growing companies in the life sciences category for the fifth year in a row. (September 2011)

Excellence in Design Award

The Defibtech Lifeline VIEW AED was recognized by the 24th annual Excellence in Design Awards Competition with a Silver Award in the medical equipment category. (May 2011)

Medical Design Excellence Award (MDEA)

The Medical Design Excellence Award (MDEA) program is the premier awards program for the medical device community. The Defibtech Lifeline VIEW AED was selected a winner in the 2011 competition. (March 2011)

IDSA Design of the Decade

Defibtech's Lifeline family of AEDs was honored with a Design of the Decade Award from the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), winning a silver award in the category of Most Successful Integration of New Technology. (December 2010)

Good Design Award

The Good Design Award is the oldest design competition in the world, founded in Chicago in 1950 by the pioneering greats of American and modern design. The jury found Defibtech's Lifeline VIEW AED worthy of the Good Design Award for product distinction. (December 2010)

Tech Top 40

The Tech Top 40 awards celebrate the 40 fastest growing technology companies in Connecticut. Selection is based on the percentage revenue growth over four years from 2006-2009. Defibtech was named one of the fastest growing companies in the life sciences category. (October 2010)

CQIA Innovation Prize

The CQIA is America's oldest state-level Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. It is the state's leader for creating and recognizing quality and performance excellence in Connecticut. Baldrige trained examiners evaluated the Defibtech VIEW AED and awarded a gold award to Defibtech. (July 2010)

American Business Award

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. Defibtech was named as a 2010 finalist in the New Product of the Year category. (June 2010)

Tech Top 40

The Tech Top 40 Awards celebrate the 40 fastest growing Software, IT, New Media, Advanced Manufacturing, Energy/Telecom/GreenTech and Life Sciences companies in Connecticut. Selection is based on the percentage revenue growth over four years from 2005-2008. Defibtech was named one of the top 5 fastest growing companies in the Life Sciences category. (October 2009)

Tech Top 40

The Tech Top 40 awards celebrate the 40 fastest growing Software, IT, New Media, Advanced Manufacturing, Energy/Telecom/Green Tech and Life Sciences companies in Connecticut.  Selection is based on the percentage revenue growth over four years from 2004-2007. Defibtech was named one of the top 5 fastest growing companies in the Life Science category. (November 2008)

CQIA Innovation Prize

The CQIA is America's oldest state-level Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. It is the state's leader for creating and recognizing quality and performance excellence in Connecticut. Baldrige trained examiners evaluated Defibtech Training products and awarded a silver award to Defibtech. (June 2008)

North America Fast 500 Award

Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 is a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in North America. Standings are based on fiscal year revenue growth over five years (2002-2006). Defibtech ranked first in the medical equipment industry and seventh overall in North America. (October 2007)

Connecticut Fast 50 Award

The Connecticut Fast 50 ranks the 50 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in each of 16 regions in the United States and Canada. Standings are based on fiscal year revenue growth over five years (2002-2006). Defibtech was named the fastest growing company in Connecticut. (October 2007)

CQIA Innovation Prize

The CQIA is America's oldest state-level Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. It is the state's leader for creating and recognizing quality and performance excellence in Connecticut. Baldrige trained examiners evaluated the DefibtechMD program and awarded the gold award to Defibtech. (July 2006)

American Business Award

The American Business Awards are the only national, all-encompassing business awards program honoring great performances in the workplace. Defibtech was named as a 2006 Winner in the Best Overall Company category. (June 2006)

Medical Design Excellence Award (MDEA)

The Medical Design Excellence Award (MDEA) is the premier awards program for the medical technology community. The Defibtech Lifeline AED was selected as a gold winner in the 2005 competition. (June 2005)

Frost & Sullivan Best Bang for the Buck Award

The Frost & Sullivan Best Bang for the Buck Award was presented to Defibtech for providing customers with an AED that provides the highest ratio of value to cost. (May 2005)

Medicine on the Net Web Excellence Award

The Medicine on the Net Web Excellence Awards are presented annually to recognize outstanding websites. Defibtech won the Best Design award in the Healthcare Medical Supplier category. (February 2005)

Good Design Award

The Good Design Award is the oldest design competition in the world, founded in Chicago in 1950 by the pioneering greats of American and modern design. The jury found Defibtech's Lifeline AED worthy of the Good Design Award for product distinction. (December 2004)

Technology Innovation Award

Each year the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce presents the Growth and Innovation Awards to members who are outstanding in their fields. Defibtech was recognized with the 2004 Technology Innovation Award for its outstanding contribution and excellence in biotechnology. (September 2004)

CQIA Innovation Prize

The CQIA is America's oldest state-level Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. It is the state's leader for creating and recognizing quality and performance excellence in Connecticut. Baldrige trained examiners evaluated Defibtech and its Lifeline Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and awarded the gold award. (July 2004)

Industrial Design Excellence Award (IDEA)

The Industrial Design Excellence Award (IDEA) is the world's most prestigious and coveted design accolade. Defibtech's Lifeline AED was the only defibrillator to win a prize in this celebration of the best and hottest product designs of the year. (June 2004)

Excellence in Design Award

The Defibtech Lifeline AED was recognized by the Sixteenth Annual Excellence in Design Awards competition with an award in the Medical Appliances/Laboratory Equipment category. (April 2003)