October 2, 2015
Toshiba Medical Systems Europe B.V. (headquarters: Zoetermeer, Netherlands; President: Hiroyuki Tachikawa, “TMSE”), which is a regional subsidiary of Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation (headquarters: Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan; President: Toshio Takiguchi, “TMSC”) signed a 5-year contract with FC Barcelona to be its official medical systems partner. FC Barcelona is a football club based in Barcelona . TMSE and TMSC are collectively referred to Toshiba Medical Systems.
For the period of the contract, Toshiba Medical Systems will provide cutting-edge medical systems at FC Barcelona's medical facility. The advanced diagnostic imaging systems to be installed at the facility are a 3T Vantage Titan™ MRI system, and 13 ultrasound systems (Aplio™ 500 Platinum Series, Aplio™ 300 Platinum Series, Aplio™ 300 CV Platinum, Xario™ and Viamo™).
FC Barcelona competes in the First Division of the Spanish football league, Liga BBVA. It is one of the world's leading football clubs, and last season won the triple crown of the Liga BBVA championship, the UEFA Champions League, and the Copa del Rey championship.
Through this partnership as FC Barcelona's official medical systems partner, Toshiba Medical Systems will, in cooperation with the medical staff of the club, help the players maintain peak physical fitness and perform to the best of their abilities. Provision of a state-of-the-art medical support environment at the club will help to protect players from injury, assist with diagnosis, and support rehabilitation.
Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a leading worldwide provider of medical diagnostic imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, such as CT, X-ray and vascular, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, and MRI systems, as well as information systems for medical institutions. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation has been providing medical products for over 80 years. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Toshiba. Visit Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation's web site at http://www.toshibamedicalsystems.com/.
Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune Global 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product and systems into five strategic business domains: Energy & Infrastructure, Community Solutions, Healthcare Systems & Services, Electronic Devices & Components, and Lifestyles Products & Services. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed to the Future”, Toshiba promotes global operations and is contributing to the realization of a world where generations to come can live better lives.
Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today’s Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 580 consolidated companies employing 199,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 6.6 trillion yen (US$55 billion). To find out more about Toshiba, visit www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.