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November 20, 2018

Canon Medical Systems Corporation and Ichiban S.A. de Inversión reached an agreement on the conditions for transferring the assets related to the distributor business of GRIENSU S.A. to Canon Medical Systems Argentina S.A. on August 7, 2018 (local time).


November 15, 2018

Canon Medical Systems Corporation has agreed to subscribe to a third-party allotment from LPixel Inc.


October 20, 2018

October 20, 2018: Under their new company name Canon Medical will be Diamond sponsor of the ISUOG World Congress and host a four-day program of educational activities, including insight sessions, satellite symposium and live scans. Key opinion leaders in maternal fetal medicine have been invited to share their experiences and demonstrate the clinical value of Canon’s imaging technologies.


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).