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People behind the product: A day in the life of a Software Developer

People behind the product: A day in the life of a Software Developer

Back in 2017, Brian Harmon joined Cirdan as a Placement Software Engineer, now 5 years later he is a full time Software Engineer with expertise in designing cloud based solutions and developing and implementing new features within a variety of our AI and Digital Pathology products. He is deeply passionate about coding and the work he does to provide innovative and first class software to healthcare professionals around the globe to improve patient diagnosis and treatment.

We recently caught up with Brian to find out more about his work within the PathXL team and to get a deeper insight into the life of a Software Engineer at Cirdan.

Cirdan proudly sponsoring the Cellular Pathology Programme at the IBMS Congress 2022

Cirdan proudly sponsoring the Cellular Pathology Programme at the IBMS Congress 2022

We are proud to be the official sponsor for the Cellular Pathology Programme at the upcoming IBMS Congress 2022 from 14th-17th March at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Birmingham. Come and join us in the foyer of Hall 5 to speak to our team of experts and product specialists, see demos of our products and find out more about what we can do for you to make your daily work easier, quicker, and more efficient.

My Cirdan Placement Experience

My Cirdan Placement Experience

Gillian Goodman, one of our Placement Lab Analysts joined us as part of our 2021 placement student intake. During her placement Gillian has been involved in creating, discussing and presenting ideas relating to the design of ULTRA, participating in customer support meetings, assisting with answering potential customers questions regarding the product, and supporting the team with business needs.

This week, we caught up with Gillian to find out more about her placement role within Cirdan, what she has enjoyed about the role and her plans for when she goes back to university.

Season’s Greetings from Team Cirdan!

Season’s Greetings from Team Cirdan!

Season’s Greetings from Team Cirdan!
We would like to take the opportunity to wish all our customers, employees, followers, and friends a very happy and healthy holiday season and New Year with your loved ones.

Introducing Solas OR Specimen Radiography System

Introducing Solas OR Specimen Radiography System

Improving patient wellbeing through Innovation is a core value at Cirdan. Unfortunately, global breast cancer cases are predicated to rise over the next decade and there is a growing demand for solutions that help clinical teams improve operating efficiencies and patient outcomes. Cirdan are therefore delighted to introduce the latest member of our suite of imaging products – Solas OR. Solas OR is a dedicated X-ray specimen system designed for surgical and biopsy suites, providing high image quality, streamlined workflow and reduced procedure times.

8th Digital Pathology & AI Congress Europe

8th Digital Pathology & AI Congress Europe

We are delighted to be able to exhibit ‘in-person’ again and our team will be attending the 8th Digital Pathology & AI Congress Europe in London, at London Heathrow Marriott Hotel on 1st and 2nd December 2021.

PathXL Tutor: Digital Pathology Education and Training

PathXL Tutor: Digital Pathology Education and Training

This week from (1st – 7th November) is National Pathology Week. National Pathology Week (NPW) is The Royal College of Pathologists’ annual celebration of pathology, which highlights the important contribution pathologists make to healthcare (Rcpath, 2021).

At Cirdan our innovative suite of products and solutions are deeply involved in many aspects of Pathology and laboratory workflows.

Cirdan shortlisted for 2021 AI Awards Ireland

Cirdan shortlisted for 2021 AI Awards Ireland

Cirdan are delighted to have been shortlisted for ‘Best Use of AI In a Sector’ (Healthcare) at the 2021 AI Awards Ireland. Our submission for the awards was based around the results of a KTP project undertaken by one of our AI Engineers, Jonathan Armstrong.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Cirdan at the ‘core’ of diagnosis with CoreLite

Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Cirdan at the ‘core’ of diagnosis with CoreLite

As part of our focus on Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we thought we would highlight how some of our innovative imaging products are playing a vital role in the diagnosis of breast cancer.

Corelite, an X-Ray imaging system, was developed by the Cirdan team to enable rapid verification of microcalcifications from breast core biopsy procedures.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2021

Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2021

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and as a company we are organising a variety of fundraising activities over the course of the month for our team to take part in to raise money for this very worthwhile cause. Any money we raise during the month will be matched...

Important: Pathology Horizons 2021 Update

Important: Pathology Horizons 2021 Update

An update from the event organisers: After many conversations with various stakeholders and consideration of current global COVID travel guidelines we have taken the decision to cancel the in-person element of this year’s Pathology Horizons and to run a full day virtual event only on Friday 10th September from 09.15am- 18:00 (BST).

Successful Funding Win for Smart Nano NI

Successful Funding Win for Smart Nano NI

We are delighted to announce that Smart Nano NI, a consortium of local NI companies of which Cirdan are a member, has been successful in winning major funding from the UKRI Strength in Places Fund. £42.4 m has been awarded to Smart Nano NI – a Northern Ireland nano technology consortium to develop new technology for medical devices, communication and data storage.

Sean’s Story- 40 years in the Making

Sean’s Story- 40 years in the Making

Sean Latimer, Mechanical Engineer and one of the founding members of Cirdan celebrated his forty-year working anniversary on 1st June. We caught up with Sean to find out more about his forty years of working life and how he came to be one of the founding members of Cirdan.

People behind the product: Lab Coat to Lab Analyst

People behind the product: Lab Coat to Lab Analyst

Ceara Burke, joined us back in February as one of our Lab Analysts working on our world class laboratory information system, ULTRA. Before working at Cirdan, Ceara was a specialist Biomedical Scientist and has brought with her 4 years of first-hand lab experience in order to help develop ULTRA for our customers and users.

If you would like to arrange a demo or speak to one of our Product/Application Specialists please get in touch and we will get back to you shortly.

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