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June 14, 2018

Canon Medical Systems Corporation (Canon Medical) announces the showcasing of a new Ultra-High Resolution research-enabled 3T MRI System, representing the latest addition to its Magnetic Resonance Imaging portfolio, at the ISMRM-ESMRMB 2018 Joint Annual Meeting in Paris, France.


May 17, 2018

Canon Medical Systems Corporation at the 2018 Ceremony of National Commendation for Invention, hosted by Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation, received the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Award and the Invention Achievement Award.


April 16, 2018

Canon Medical Systems Corporation today announced an agreement with NVIDIA to co-develop and commercialize deep-learning research infrastructure in Japan for medical research institutions, such as university hospitals.


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).


February 27, 2018

Canon Medical Systems Corporation (Canon Medical Systems) will participate at ECR 2018, held in Vienna, Austria, from February 28 to March 4, 2018.


January 27, 2018

Canon Medical Systems Corporation will participate in Arab Health 2018 in Dubai (UAE) from January 29 to February 1, 2018.


January 25, 2018

Canon Medical Systems Corporation will participate in the AOCR 2018, the 17th Asian Oceanian Congress of Radiology and the 71st Annual Conference of the Indian Radiology and Imaging Association (IRIA) in Mumbai (India) from January 25 to January 28, 2018.


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).


December 6, 2017

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (TMSC) (headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi, Japan; President: Toshio Takiguchi) has won the JAPAN INNOVATION GOLD WINNER award for our CT system Aquilion ONE™ / GENESIS Edition. This system was selected from among more than 500 nominations at The International Green Apple Awards for Environmental Best Practice 2017 held by The Green Organisation, a nonprofit organization in the UK.


November 22, 2017

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (President: Toshio Takiguchi; Headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi, Japan) and the University of Bordeaux (President: Manuel Tunon de Lara, Location: Bordeaux, France) entered an agreement to conduct a collaborative research and development MRI partnership. Installation of the Vantage Galan™ 3-Tesla system, incorporating high resolution image technologies that are currently under development, was completed on November 21st.


October 2, 2017

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (Headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan; President: Toshio Takiguchi) will change its company name to Canon Medical Systems Corporation on January 4, 2018.


April 27, 2017

Toshiba Medical’s Vantage Galan™ 3T MR system has been installed in a new research facility, named “CAIRS” (Center for Advanced Imaging Research and Science), as part of the Science + Technology Park at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Md. A ribbon cutting opening ceremony was held at the newly opened center.


April 3, 2017

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (President: Toshio Takiguchi; Headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi, Japan) has launched two latest 1.5-tesla MRI systems – Vantage Titan™ Zen Edition and Vantage Elan™ Zen Edition. The Zen Edition prioritizes intelligent workflows, patient comfort, and provides a complete clinical offering to make diagnosis and scanning a great experience every step of the way.


January 30, 2017

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (Toshiba Medical; headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan; President: Toshio Takiguchi) has decided on a new company name, "Canon Medical Systems Corporation".


December 19, 2016

As a result of the recent completion of the competition law process by Canon Inc. (Canon), Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (Toshiba Medical) would like to announce that it has joined the Canon group as of today.


December 16, 2016

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (TMSC; headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan; President: Toshio Takiguchi) has concluded contracts with ZAO “Roentgenprom” (headquarters: Moscow, Russia; Chairman of the Board of directors: Nikolay Blinov) through its subsidiary, ZAO “Toshiba Medical Systems” (headquarters: Moscow, Russia; General director: Rustam Bakhtiozin), regarding licensing and subcontracting production of medical equipment (CT scanners), and will begin manufacturing pending all necessary approvals from the Russian authorities.


December 1, 2016

Toshiba Medical Systems Europe B.V. (headquarters: Zoetermeer, Netherlands; President: Hiroyuki Tachikawa), which is a regional subsidiary of Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan; President and CEO: Toshio Takiguchi “Toshiba Medical”) signed a agreement with Real Madrid to be its Official Medical Systems Partner effective until June 30, 2020. Real Madrid is a football club based in Madrid, Spain.