Canon Medical acquires Swiss MRI research and development company Skope Magnetic Resonance Technologies AG



Skope dynamic field camera

Canon Medical has concluded a contract to acquire all shares of Skope Magnetic Resonance Technologies AG. Skope specialises in the development and sales of magnetic field monitoring systems and image reconstruction software for MRI. The acquisition was completed according to the required approval procedures.

A press release details how Skope is equipping leading MRI research sites with its high-precision magnetic field monitoring systems and sophisticated image reconstruction software to facilitate next-generation MR imaging and diagnostics.

Canon Medical Systems developed and introduced the first Japanese MRI in 1983, and today is dedicated to the research and development of innovative MRI technologies, such as Pianissimo, the company’s unique acoustic noise reduction technology.


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