AUSTIN, TEXAS, May 23, 2019—Babson Diagnostics, Inc., a healthcare technology company focused on moving laboratory testing to the pharmacy counter, was named a winner at the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 Austin A-List Awards, “Austin’s premiere honor for homegrown companies.” The A-List honors 24 local companies in various stages of growth that demonstrate cutting-edge innovation, achievable goals, sustainable practices, scalability, and leadership.
“Each nominee and winner represent what makes Austin’s innovative and entrepreneurial community unique and successful. We look forward to a yearlong celebration and relationship with our winners and thank all 165 nominees for everything they do for our community and economy,” said Austin Chamber Senior Vice President, Global Technology and Innovation, Leigh Christie.
The annual A-List Awards contribute to Austin’s reputation as a hub for rapid technological and economic growth. The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce was recently awarded the 2019 Mac Conway Award, signifying its status as one of the top economic development organizations in the nation.
Eric Olson, CEO of Babson Diagnostics, observed: “Austin is a very special place. Its focus on innovation is what motivated us to relocate from New York and open our headquarters here. To be honored just two years later as an innovative homegrown company is quite an experience. We want to thank the Austin Chamber of Commerce, SXSW, and the City of Austin for welcoming us so warmly. We hope to make our city proud.”