IBA signs contract for a ProteusONE proton therapy system to be located at the Greater Poland Cancer Center

Press releases may be edited for formatting or style | December 22, 2023 Rad Oncology Proton Therapy
Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium, December 21, 2023 - IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A., EURONEXT), the world leader in particle accelerator technology and the world’s leading provider of proton therapy solutions for the treatment of cancer, today announces it has signed a contract with Health Technologies Sp. z o.o. (Health Technologies) for the supply of a Proteus®ONE compact proton therapy system to be delivered at the Greater Poland Cancer Center (Wielkopolskie Centrum Onkologii) in Poznan, Poland. The downpayment has been received.

The contract includes the supply of a Proteus®ONE system, equipped with the Philips Ambient Experience solution to enhance the care environment and patient comfort during treatment. Proteus®ONE is the market leading compact proton therapy system, upgradable over time to continue to offer the latest technology to IBA users.

Health Technologies was recently selected by the Greater Poland Cancer Center following a competitive public tender process for the supply of a compact proton therapy system. The publicly disclosed winning bid by Health Technologies in the tender process was EUR 25,100,000.

Olivier Legrain, Chief Executive Officer of IBA, commented: “This new contract marks the first sale of a Proteus®ONE solution in Poland, and will be the second IBA proton therapy system in the country, demonstrating IBA’s strong position to meet the growing demand for proton therapy technology in central Europe. We are pleased to see projects like these, which will enable a greater number of cancer patients to benefit from this cutting-edge technology in the region.”

Professor Julien Malicki, Director of the Greater Poland Cancer Center, added:“As for the result of the tender we look forward to working with Health Technologies and IBA to offer proton therapy technology to our patients. It is a significant step in developing highly specialized cancer treatment in Poznan by adding new methods.”

About IBA
IBA (Ion Beam Applications S.A.) is the world leader in particle accelerator technology. The company is the leading supplier of equipment and services in the field of proton therapy, considered to be the most advanced form of radiation therapy available today. IBA is also a leading player in the fields of industrial sterilization, radiopharmaceuticals and dosimetry. The company, based in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, employs approximately 2,000 people worldwide. IBA is a certified B Corporation (B Corp) meeting the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance.

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