23 Jul 2018
DiamondWorld Directory
Home |
News
Home
SYNTHdetect Shortlisted As Finalist for Industry Innovation Award
SYNTHdetect, launched last year, is the first synthetic diamond screening device to simultaneously test multiple stones in set jewellery and has the industry’s lowest referral rate at around 0.05 per cent.
By: Diamond World News Service
|
Jul 6 2018 3:37PM
|
Reference: 16494  

DecreaseIncrease

The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), part of De Beers Group, is pleased to announce that its ground-breaking synthetic diamond screening device, SYNTHdetect, has been shortlisted as a finalist for Industry Innovation of the Year in this year’s JNA Awards.

SYNTHdetect, launched last year, is the first synthetic diamond screening device to simultaneously test multiple stones in set jewellery and has the industry’s lowest referral rate at around 0.05 per cent. The device thereby significantly increases efficiency and reduces costs for retailers and manufacturers when it comes to ensuring they do not buy any undisclosed synthetic diamonds.

Jonathan Kendall, President, IIDGR, said: “We’re delighted that SYNTHdetect has been shortlisted in this year’s JNA Awards. SYNTHdetect was developed using IIDGR’s proprietary technology and it’s wonderful to see our scientists recognised for their innovation through this nomination. We are very proud of this device’s pioneering approach to screening for synthetic diamond content and continue to receive excellent feedback from our customers.”

The awards shortlisting process involved three rounds, including a visit by the judges to IIDGR’s lab in Surat, India, for a demonstration of SYNTHdetect in action.

Winners will be announced at the JNA Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner on 16 September during the Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair. The JNA Awards champion best business practices in the jewellery and gemstone community by recognising and promoting companies and individuals that demonstrate outstanding leadership, innovative thinking, and sustainable and socially responsible strategies, with a focus on their contribution in Asia, and whose ideas and actions have made a positive impact in the trade and communities.

Have Your Say
* Your view
* Name:
* Email:
* Town/city:
* Country/State:
Advertisement
HouseAd_Trade Fair
Search News by City
Advertisement
HouseAd_Trade Fair
Recent Issue
2018
AVAILABLE NOW...!
News in Pictures
Videos
Spotted: Who Wore What (19th to 30th June 2018)
Pictures: 11
JCK Las Vegas 2018
Pictures: 42
Carat+ 2018
Pictures: 20
Talk of Town - Trillion Cut Diamonds
Pictures: 18
#Cannes2018 Celebs Spotted; Who Wore What? (14th to 20th May)
Pictures: 12
Celebs Spotted: Who Wore What? (7th to 13th May)
Pictures: 13
Celeb Spotting (23rd to 29th Apr): Who Wore What?
Pictures: 3
Celeb Spotting (16th to 22nd April): Who Wore What?
Pictures: 6
Bharat Diamond Sports League
Pictures: 10
Hong Kong Show 2018
Pictures: 21
JJS - IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2015 powered by GIA
Views: 10885
GJEPC Chairman Interview
Views: 9935
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2012 - Part 1
Views: 16637
Promo for IJ Awards 2012 at NDTV Profit
Views: 27833
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2012- Part 2
Views: 30749
Couture India 2016 - A Business Boutique Show by IJ Magazine
Views: 8386
Savjibhai Dholakiya, Surat Businessman (Diamond Merchant) speaks in Vibrant 2015
Views: 29251
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2013 - NDTV Video
Views: 28080
Advertisement
Kiran Gems
Member of:
Supporter of: