- Regional oncology center brings together the latest imaging, treatment and clinical informatics technologies from Philips, Singapore Institute of Advanced Medicine Holdings, Varian Medical Systems and IBA Worldwide
- Collaboration, research, training and treatment facilities to address diagnosis and treatment needs in cancer, as well as heart disease and neurological disorders
Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Singapore – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and the Singapore Institute of Advanced Medicine Holdings (SAM) today announced a collaboration with Varian Medical Systems and IBA Worldwide to build the new Advanced Medicine Oncology Centre based at Biopolis, the international biomedical research hub in Singapore. The oncology center will provide world-class imaging, treatment delivery and clinical informatics technologies with the intent to comprehensively address the region’s fast-growing number of people confronted with cancer. SAM is driving the collaboration by investing up to SGD 100 million (approximately USD 72 million) towards the development of a center of excellence for oncology in the Southeast Asia region.