Chongqing Haifu and INSIGHTEC were founded. EDAP TMS's Ablatherm device earns CE Mark.
Chongqing Haifu Medical Technology Co. Ltd. is founded to manufacture non-invasive ultrasound therapeutic systems for both malignant and benign tumors.
INSIGHTEC is founded by GE Healthcare and Elbit Medical Imaging to transform MRgFUS into a clinically viable technology.
French company, EDAP TMS's device Ablatherm HIFU receives the CE mark and industrial production starts.