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December 10, 2019

As part of Canon Inc.’s global medical business strategic realignment, the eye care business operations within Canon U.S.A., Inc. will transfer to Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. effective January 1, 2020.


December 3, 2019

As part of Canon Inc.’s global medical business strategic realignment, the X-ray business operations within U.S.A., Inc.’s wholly owned subsidiary Virtual Imaging, Inc. will transfer to Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. (CMSU) effective January 1, 2020.


November 25, 2019

Canon Medical Systems Corporation has concluded a contract to acquire all shares of Skope Magnetic Resonance Technologies AG.


October 14, 2019

Canon Medical Systems Corporation  is pleased to announce the official opening of its Middle East Division in  Canon Middle East Dubai, UAE. Preparations are now underway to start business operations around the beginning of January 2020.


September 10, 2019

Canon Medical Systems Corporation (Canon Medical) announces completion of an agreement with US-based FemtoDx, Inc. (FemtoDx) relating to a capital investment based on stock purchase.


August 1, 2019

Canon Inc. (Headquarters: Ohta-ku, Tokyo, Japan; Chairman and CEO: Fujio Mitarai) Canon Medical Systems Corporation (“Canon Medical”; Headquarters: Tochigi Prefecture, Japan; President: Toshio Takiguchi) and the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University (“CiRA”; Headquarters: Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan; Director: Shinya Yamanaka) announced today that the parties have agreed to commence joint research from August 1, 2019, with the aim of contributing to the field of regenerative medicine through the realization of higher-quality induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells1 for autograft purposes, or “my iPS cells2.”


July 1, 2019

Canon Medical Systems Corporation (Headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan; President and CEO: Toshio Takiguchi) has agreed to establish a framework with R-Pharm Holding (a part of R-Pharm Group, headquarters: Moscow, Russia; Chairman and President: Alexey Repik), a leader of Russian healthcare market, to promote sales of diagnostic imaging systems manufactured by Canon Medical Systems, and to localize Canon’s medical equipment production at R-Pharm’s facilities in Russia.


May 16, 2019

Otawara, Japan; May 16, 2019- Canon Medical Systems Corporation (Canon Medical) will present Deep Learning Reconstruction (DLR) technology at the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) 2019 Annual meeting in Montreal, Vancouver.


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.

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