The Focused Ultrasound Foundation thanks the industry sponsors of the 4th International Symposium. We encourage all attendees to visit the sponsor booths that will be on display in the exhibit hall.
Don’t miss the premiere Focused Ultrasound Showcase this year! An opportunity to foster engagement between attendees and sponsors, the showcase will be held Monday, October 13 from 6:00 to 9:00pm. The event will begin with on-stage presentations from each company, followed by a brief Q&A session. Afterwards, enjoy the cocktail reception and be sure to stop by the exhibit booths to talk more with industry leaders.
Meet the 2014 Sponsors!
Elekta pioneers significant innovations and clinical solutions for treating cancer and brain disorders. The company develops sophisticated, state-of-the-art tools and treatment planning systems for radiation therapy, radiosurgery and brachytherapy, as well as workflow enhancing software systems across the spectrum of cancer care. Website: http://www.elekta.com Twitter: @Elekta.
GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services that are shaping a new age of patient care. Our broad expertise in medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring systems, drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies, performance improvement and performance solutions services help our customers to deliver better care to more people around the world at a lower cost. In addition, we partner with healthcare leaders, striving to leverage the global policy change necessary to implement a successful shift to sustainable healthcare systems. Website: www.gehealthcare.com
INSIGHTEC is a world leader in MR-guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS). The company has developed a non-invasive therapy platform that transforms medicine in an expanding number of clinical indications. INSIGHTEC’s innovative technology is already adopted and used by world recognized physicians in more than 120 leading medical facilities around the world. Website: www.insightec.com
Our MR-HIFU activities are concentrated in the MR-Therapy Business Unit located in Helsinki, Finland. We support our customers via global Philips Customer Services on a local level. Sonalleve MR-HIFU is approved for Uterine Fibroid and adenomyosis ablation and bone pain palliation in Europe and other countries. Website: www.philips.com/sonalleve Contact:
Alpinion Medical Systems
Alpinion Medical Systems believes that technology is only meaningful when it delivers value to health care providers. Guided by this philosophy Alpinion focuses on the development and production of ultrasound including diagnostic ultrasound, therapeutic HIFU (high-intensity focused ultrasound), and advanced piezoelectric crystal and single-crystal transducer technology. Website: alpinionusa.com
The International Society for Therapeutic Ultrasound (ISTU) is a non-profit organization founded in 2001 to increase and diffuse knowledge of therapeutic ultrasound to the scientific and medical community, and to facilitate the translation of therapeutic ultrasound techniques into the clinical arena for the benefit of patients worldwide. Website: www.istu.org
Verasonics has developed revolutionary technology to accelerate medical ultrasound research and development in academia and industry. The Vantage systems are real-time, software-based ultrasound platforms that provide unsurpassed flexibility and control to create and test novel techniques in the areas of: HIFU, Cavitation, Sonoporation, Histotripsy, Photoacoustics, transducer development, and more. Website: www.verasonics.com