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Olympus Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Three Consecutive Years
Dec 11, 2023 10:00 JST

Vesica AI Selected as Winner of Inaugural Olympus Asia Pacific Innovation Program
Dec 07, 2023 10:00 JST
Vesica AI, a promising medical startup company, has been selected as the winner of the inaugural Olympus Asia Pacific Innovation Program (OAIP). Vesica AI was chosen from a field of four finalists for its innovative AI-based clinical support system that supports and enhances the early detection of bladder cancer through the cystoscopy procedure.
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Olympus's Net-Zero Targets Approved by SBTi
Nov 30, 2023 10:00 JST
Olympus Corporation (Olympus), a global MedTech company committed to making people's lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, today announced that the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)[1] has verified Olympus's net-zero[2] science-based target by 2040.
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Olympus Names Dr. John de Csepel as Chief Medical Officer
Oct 06, 2023 20:00 JST

Olympus to Launch Development Support Project in Kenya for the Diagnosis of Gastrointestinal Diseases
Jul 20, 2023 10:00 JST

Olympus to Launch Development Support Project in Kenya for the Diagnosis of Gastrointestinal Diseases
Jul 20, 2023 10:00 JST
Olympus Corporation (Olympus), a global MedTech company committed to making people's lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, today announced the launch of the "Kenya Endoscopy Human Resource Development Support Project for the Diagnosis of Gastrointestinal Diseases" to promote endoscopic care in Kenya, where there is a shortage of endoscopists.
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Olympus Announces Plan to Establish Digital Excellence Centers Following Acquisition of Cloud-AI Endoscopy Startup Odin Vision
Jun 05, 2023 15:00 JST

Olympus Announces Plan to Establish Digital Excellence Centers Following Acquisition of Cloud-AI Endoscopy Startup Odin Vision
Jun 05, 2023 15:00 JST
Olympus, a global MedTech company committed to making people's lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, announced the plan to establish a series of Digital Excellence Centers (DECs) following acquisition of London-based Odin Vision, a cloud-AI endoscopy company with a strong portfolio of commercially available computer-aided detection/diagnostic solutions and innovation pipeline of cloud-enabled applications.
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Olympus Names Wenlei Yang the Newly Established Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer
May 29, 2023 14:00 JST
Effective June 1, Wenlei Yang will be named Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer for Olympus Corporation (Olympus), a global MedTech company committed to making people's lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling.
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Olympus Names Wenlei Yang the Newly Established Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer
May 29, 2023 14:00 JST

Olympus to Acquire Korean Gastrointestinal Stent Company Taewoong Medical Co., Ltd
Feb 24, 2023 14:00 JST
Olympus Corporation (Olympus), a global medtech company committed to making people's lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, has agreed to acquire Taewoong Medical Co., Ltd, (Taewoong Medical), a Korea-based manufacturer of medical devices such as gastrointestinal (GI) metallic stents[1] to strengthen its GI endotheraphy product portfolio capabilities, and in turn, contributing to improving patient outcome through comprehensive solutions.
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Olympus to Acquire Korean Gastrointestinal Stent Company Taewoong Medical Co., Ltd
Feb 24, 2023 14:00 JST

Olympus Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Two Consecutive Years
Dec 16, 2022 10:00 JST
Olympus Corporation (Olympus), a global medtech company committed to making people's lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, announced that it has been selected for inclusion in the 2022 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and the 2022 Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific), both among the most globally recognized corporate sustainability indices.
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Olympus to Join Government Project to Verify Dissemination of Endoscopic AI Diagnosis in Vietnam
Dec 06, 2022 10:00 JST

Olympus to Join Government Project to Verify Dissemination of Endoscopic AI Diagnosis in Vietnam
Dec 06, 2022 10:00 JST
Olympus Corporation (Olympus), a global medtech company committed to making people's lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, today announced their part in a project in cooperation with the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan (MIC), entitled, "Survey Study for International Expansion of Endoscopes Utilizing High-definition Imaging Technology AI Diagnosis Support System in Vietnam."
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Olympus Announces Launch of Olympus Asia Pacific Innovation Program
Dec 05, 2022 08:00 JST
Olympus Corporation (Olympus), a global medtech company committed to making people's lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, has partnered with MedTech Innovator Asia Pacific, the industry's largest healthcare accelerator, to facilitate the OAIP running throughout 2023.
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Olympus Announces Launch of Olympus Asia Pacific Innovation Program
Dec 05, 2022 08:00 JST

Olympus EU-ME3 Ultrasound Processor, Delivers Higher Resolution Images for Endoscopic Ultrasound
Oct 07, 2022 14:00 JST
Olympus Corporation (Olympus) today announced the launch of EU-ME3, a new Endoscopic Ultrasound Processor which addresses the needs of healthcare professionals for high-quality clear images when conducting the endoscopic ultrasound procedure.
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Olympus Launches THUNDERBEAT Energy Device for Open Surgery
Sep 30, 2022 10:00 JST
Olympus Corporation (Olympus), a global medtech company committed to making people's lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling, today announced the release of the THUNDERBEAT(TM) Open Fine Jaw Type X surgical energy devices for open surgery.
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Olympus Selected for Inclusion in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World)
Dec 02, 2021 14:00 JST
Olympus Corporation ("Olympus" - Director, Representative Executive Officer, President and CEO: Yasuo Takeuchi) has been selected for inclusion in the 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) and the 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index (DJSI Asia Pacific), among the world's most recognized corporate sustainability indices. Olympus is admitted to the DJSI World for the first time this year and in the DJSI Asia Pacific for the third consecutive year.
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Olympus to Acquire Quest Photonic Devices B.V. to Bolster Surgical Endoscopy Capabilities
Jan 29, 2021 07:30 JST
Olympus Corporation has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Quest Photonic Devices B.V. for up to EUR50 million including milestone payments to strengthen its surgical endoscopy capabilities.
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Olympus Acquires Veran Medical Technologies, Inc.
Dec 04, 2020 14:15 JST
Olympus Corporation (Director, Representative Executive Officer, President and CEO: Yasuo Takeuchi) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Veran Medical Technologies, Inc. ("VMT") (CEO: Jason Pesterfield), a leading provider of advanced medical devices specializing in interventional pulmonology, for up to USD 340 million.
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Olympus announces acquisition of FH ORTHO, an international orthopedics company in France
Nov 02, 2020 14:00 JST
Olympus Corporation (Director, Representative Executive Officer, President and CEO: Yasuo Takeuchi) today announced that it has acquired FH ORTHO SAS, an international orthopedic company headquartered in Heimsbrunn, France, following the close of a definitive agreement the two companies signed in the summer of 2020.
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Olympus Launches ENDO-AID, an AI-Powered Platform for Its Endoscopy System
Oct 12, 2020 02:00 JST
Olympus Corporation today announced the launch of ENDO-AID¹, a cutting-edge platform powered by artificial intelligence (AI) that includes the endoscopy application ENDO-AID CADe (computer-aided detection) for the colon.
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