Hidex is a family owned high technology company which develops and manufactures high performance analysis equipment for life science research, radiation measurement and nuclear medicine. Our products utilize modern technology and excellent tradition of workmanship. With strong links to the scientific community we continue to innovate and develop to improve scientific research and safety of everyday life.
Hidex was founded in 1993 by ambitiously pioneering Jukka Haaslahti. Soon the experienced engineers Juhani Aalto and Timo Oikari joined the trio which set out on an ambitious target: to develop the world’s first portable liquid scintillation counter. As a result the Hidex Triathler was launched and company gained name in the field of liquid scintillation counters.
Over the years Hidex has introduced technological innovations in microplate reading, gamma counters, nuclear medicine and PET radiochemistry.
first portable liquid scintillation counter
first microplate reader to combine radiometric and non radiometric detection technologies
first commercial automated TDCR liquid scintillation counter
first commercial online infusion system for oxygen-15 water with disposable filters
first automatic gamma counter with an on board balance
Today more than 3000 Hidex precision instruments are at service in leading laboratories worldwide as well as in some of the hardest conditions on the planet. Jungles and deserts, oil platforms and ocean going vessels – even submarines are no challenge for Hidex instruments.
With our customers we improve the research of medicine, safety of nuclear industry, sustainability of the environment and purity of our food and water supplies.