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July 27, 2020

Canon Medical and FC Barcelona have today announced a renewal of their partnership deal, which will see the medical device company supplying the club with leading-edge diagnostic imaging systems for a further five seasons.


July 27, 2020

Canon Medical and Real Madrid have today announced that the Japanese medical device company will remain the club’s official diagnostic imaging partner for a further five seasons.


July 15, 2020

Canon Medical Systems Corporation and Fujita Health University are starting clinical evaluation of the usefulness of new technology to improve the diagnosis of novel coronavirus pneumonia based on CT image analysis focusing on diffuse pulmonary diseases.


June 22, 2020

Canon Medical Systems Corporation has agreed on establishing a joint venture with leading Russian healthcare provider, R-Pharm Holding, LLC, for sales and maintenance of diagnostic imaging equipment manufactured by Canon Medical in nine CIS member states, including Russia, and will consummate the joint venture when all the necessary regulatory approvals are obtained.


May 7, 2020

TOKYO, May 7,2020—As part of Canon Inc.’s global medical business strategic realignment, in order to take advantage of medical imaging company expertise and business synergies, the eye care business operations within Canon (China) Co., Ltd. has been transferred to Canon Medical Systems (China) Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as Canon Medical China) effective May 1, 2020.


March 26, 2020

Canon Medical Systems Corporation, working together with Nagasaki University, has completed development of Genelyzer KIT, a set of reagents for SARS-CoV-2 RNA testing based on a gene amplification technique known as the fluorescent LAMP method.


March 19, 2020

Canon Medical Systems Corporation has begun research into the practical application of a new rapid genetic testing system for the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) which is being developed by Canon Medical Systems Corporation in cooperation with Nagasaki University.


February 25, 2020

Ohtawara, Japan; February 26 Canon Medical Systems Corporation (Canon Medical) announces the start of development of a rapid genetic testing system for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) reaffirming the company’s commitment to the basic research and development of rapid diagnostic test kits.


January 30, 2020

Canon (China) Co., Ltd., Canon Medical Systems (China) Co., Ltd. and all members of the Canon Group, via the National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China, will donate a full-body X-ray CT diagnosis system to the Tongji Hospital of Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, in the city of Wuhan.


January 30, 2019

January 28, 2019; Otawara, Japan – Canon Medical Systems Corporation (Canon Medical) introduces Global Illumination rendering technology within the Vitrea® platform. This technology allows physicians to interact in real-time with photorealistic images and visualize patient anatomy in all dimensions.


January 28, 2019

Canon Medical Systems Corporation (Canon Medical) to launch new Aquilion Start CT system at Arab Health in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from 28 -31 January, 2019.


April 13, 2018

Canon Medical Systems Corporation announces today commencement of Japan sales of its next-generation family of interventional system, Alphenix, after receiving approval from the Japan Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.


April 11, 2018

“Canon Medical Systems Corporation (President: Toshio Takiguchi; Headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi, Japan) have today announced the release of a premium 1.5T MRI system, named Vantage Orian, at the upcoming International Technical Exhibition of Medical Imaging 2018 (ITEM) in Yokohama, Japan held from April 12 to 15.


March 20, 2018

From March 2018, Canon Medical Systems Corporation (Headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan; President: Toshio Takiguchi) has initiated collaborative research on the application of Deep Learning Reconstruction (DLR), an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based technology in magnetic resonance (MR) imaging, together with Kumamoto University  and the University of Bordeaux.


March 7, 2018

Canon Medical Systems Corporation (Headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan; President: Toshio Takiguchi) has concluded a contract to acquire shares of Fysicon B.V. (Headquarters: Oss, Netherlands; CEO: Linda Elberse).


January 4, 2018

TOKYO, January 4, 2018—Canon Inc. and Canon Medical Systems Corporation today announced the official corporate name (trade name) change of Canon Group Company Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation to Canon Medical Systems Corporation (hereafter referred to as Canon Medical Systems).