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November 7, 2022

TOKYO, November 7, 2022—Last year, Canon Inc. acquired Redlen Technologies Inc., one of the world's leading companies in creating new technologies related to the development and manufacture of semiconductor detector modules. Canon Medical Systems Corporation, a group company of Canon Inc., has developed the first domestically produced photon-counting CT system incorporating Redlen's advanced technologies. This system has been installed at the National Cancer Center Exploratory Oncology Research & Clinical Trial Center in Japan, where it is currently used to conduct research exploring the clinical applications of PCCT.


August 4, 2022

Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, 4 August 2022 – Canon Medical announced today that its new 80/160-slice CT scanner Aquilion Serve is now available worldwide.


May 31, 2022

Canon Medical Systems Corporation received a Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Award and Invention Achievement Award at the 2022 National Commendation for Invention hosted by Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation. The awards were given in recognition of the Signal Processing Method using Ultrasound Imaging Apparatus for Visualizing Low-speed Micro-vascular Flow. As Canon Medical received an Imperial Invention Prize last year, this is the first time the company received higher than special-level awards for two consecutive years.


March 1, 2022

Canon Medical Systems Corporation today announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Nordisk Røntgen Teknik A/S, a Danish company, headquartered in Aarhus, with advanced technology for the development and manufacture of diagnostic X-ray systems, with the acquisition being completed following the necessary approval procedures.


December 3, 2021

ーAn integrated solution from Canon Medical MRI systems and Spectronic medical’s MRI Planner to enhance accuracy in radiotherapy planning   ーMarks another step forward for Canon Medical’s comprehensive solutions for MRI, including enhanced oncology services


November 30, 2021

Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, November 30, 2021 – Canon Medical Systems Corporation and Resoundant, Inc. (Rochester, MN, USA) have signed a licensing agreement for the purpose of incorporating the advanced Magnetic Resonance Elastography (MRE), developed by Resoundant on the Canon MRI platforms. Canon Medical and Resoundant have been working closely together to implement a seamless integration of the latest MRE technology on Canon’s newest line of MRI scanners.


November 29, 2021

Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, 29 November 2021 - Canon Medical today unveiled the Vantage Fortian - a new, advanced productivity, open bore 1.5T MRI system – at RSNA 2021. The new system features innovative workflow solutions, image enhancement and accelerated scan technology, which together, can contribute to reducing the time required for MRI procedures.


November 26, 2021

Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, 26 November 2021 - Canon Medical announced today its support for the iLEAD (innovative Liver, Elasticity, Attenuation and Dispersion) study, an international multicenter study aiming to evaluate quantitative ultrasound imaging tools against liver biopsy (the current clinical gold standard), available on the Aplio Liver Package for the assessment of Steatosis, Fibrosis, and Inflammation in the clinical environment.


November 25, 2021

Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, 25 November 2021 – Canon Medical is breaking ground once again with the introduction of Precise IQ Engine (PIQE) DLR and SilverBeam filter in the latest version of the Aquilion ONE / PRISM edition.


November 24, 2021

Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, 24 November 2021 -- Canon Medical has today announced the launch of Altivity, a new AI innovation brand, that consolidates machine learning and deep learning technologies to deliver uncompromised quality and value across the entire care pathway.


November 23, 2021

Available on the Alphenix Sky +, 4D CT with Sky +, Biplane, and Core+ systems. The 12”×16” Hi-Def flat panel detector offers the highest resolution on interventional X-ray systems in the market.


October 7, 2021

Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan, 7 October 2021 -- Canon Medical announced today that due to recent developments in the Covid-19 pandemic, it will be attending all further relevant, major US-based global conferences in 2021, with a digital presence only. This includes the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2021 and ASTRO 2021. The company aims to deliver the best experience virtually rather than present physically and is enhancing their comprehensive virtual exhibition and educational platform to deliver a stand-out experience.


August 31, 2021

Canon Medical Systems Corporation has begun a collaborative research project with the National Cancer Center Japan Exploratory Oncology Research & Clinical Trial Center (NCC-EPOC) and EAST Hospital to investigate the clinical usefulness of photon counting computed tomography (PCCT), a next-generation diagnostic imaging system. This collaborative research is based on a framework agreement formalized in July 2020 and a basic joint research agreement in November with the National Cancer Center Japan.


July 20, 2021

Canon Medical Systems Corporation has today announced a major operational plan to strengthen its healthcare information technology (HIT) division.


June 23, 2021

Canon Medical has today announced the commercial launch of the Aplio i-series / Prism Edition, a complete redesign of its highly successful premium ultrasound series. In addition, Aplio a-series, Canon Medical’s popular routine-to-advanced imaging range has also received a significant refresh.


June 15, 2021

Canon Medical Systems Corporation and The Pokémon Company collaborated to produce a video explaining a pediatric MRI examination called えむ・あーる・あい(MRI)のけんさだよ!(It’s an M R I Examination!)


May 25, 2021

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.


May 18, 2021

Former Canon Medical employee, Mitsue Miyazaki, has been awarded the Medal with Purple Ribbon in the Spring of Reiwa 3 for her contribution to the development of an MRI device that can visualize blood vessels without using contrast media.


March 2, 2021

Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan 2021 – It was today announced that Canon Medical Systems Europe has named Athletic Bilbao FC as its Global Innovation Partner in a new strategic alliance.


November 30, 2020

Canon Medical Systems Corporation and Sansei Corporation is announcing the commercial release of a new medical container CT system equipped with measures to prevent the spread of infectious disease based on a medical container known as Medical Container - Cube® (MC-Cube). This product will be released in January 2021.

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