Labster Wins Bronze in the 2023 Merit Awards Education Technology Category

October 2, 2023

BOSTON — October 2, 2023 — Labster, the world's leading edtech platform for virtual labs and interactive science, has been named a winner of the 2023 Merit Awards. Labster took the bronze award for education in the Technology category, joining fellow winners MediaVillage Education Foundation (silver) and Kahoot! (gold). The Merit Awards for Technology were judged based on submissions that represent the best in current and next-generation innovations and technologies.    

“It is an honor to be recognized by the Merit Awards,” said Julian Allen, PhD, Labster Vice President of Academic Affairs. “This underscores our commitment to developing immersive digital learning experiences that deliver a learning advantage for all students.” 

The news comes shortly after Labster announced the milestone that it has reached 6 million learners in more than 100 countries worldwide, and just days before the official launch of its Customized Quiz Editor, an educator-driven product innovation. 

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  • Register for the webinar, Bridging Gaps, Boosting Success: How to scale and personalize your teaching,” on Thursday, Oct. 5, at 12:00 p.m. EDT.

Labster was recently highlighted by Insider magazine as one of the “25 most promising education tech startups of 2023” and is the winner of the 2023 Tech Edvocate Awards category for best virtual reality tools. 

About Labster

Labster is dedicated to developing fully interactive virtual training simulations that are designed to enhance traditional learning outcomes by stimulating students’ natural curiosity and reinforcing the connection between science and the real world. The simulations can be used in a variety of different ways, from a full lab replacement to a supplemental learning activity. Over 6 million students in high schools and universities in 100-plus countries have used Labster to perform realistic experiments, learn key science concepts, and practice their skills in a risk-free learning environment. Labster’s team members are passionate about improving science learning, resulting in collaborations with over 3,000 leading educational institutions. For more information visit .  

About Merit Awards

Designed to recognize the efforts put forth by global industries and the markets they serve, the Merit Awards acknowledge companies that have contributed to the continued growth of the market. The Merit Awards are judged by industry executives, Merit Awards staff, members of the media and consultants. For more information visit

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