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Introducing our Family of Specimen Imaging Systems: Built With the Patient in Mind

Introducing our Family of Specimen Imaging Systems: Built With the Patient in Mind

Cirdan are delighted to be officially launching for the first time in the US our family of specimen imaging systems, built with the patient in mind. At Cirdan, we are proud to be a key contributor in the fight against breast cancer. Our systems are designed with the patient in mind and aim to fulfil the growing demand for solutions to help clinical teams improve their operating efficiencies and ultimately their patient outcomes.

Cirdan Joins G-Cloud Framework for Third Year in a Row

Cirdan Joins G-Cloud Framework for Third Year in a Row

We are delighted to announce that for the third consecutive year Cirdan has been awarded a place on the government’s latest, G-Cloud framework, the G-cloud 13. G-cloud is a government-based framework which allows for greater acknowledgement and implementation of cloud services across industries within the public sector. It allows businesses to adopt cloud-based services which are verified by the government, readily accessible and cost-effective due to their establishment within the framework.

Cirdan, Queen’s University Belfast and KTP Associate Jonathan Armstrong win Innovate UK’s award for Best KTP 2022

Cirdan, Queen’s University Belfast and KTP Associate Jonathan Armstrong win Innovate UK’s award for Best KTP 2022

Cirdan are delighted to announce that together with Queen’s University Belfast and our KTP Associate and Senior AI Engineer, Jonathan Armstrong, we have been selected as the winners of the Best KTP project by Innovate UK. Innovate UK’s Best Knowledge Transfer Partnership award honours the KTP which has brought the greatest benefits to all three participants, exceeding the expectations set out in their KTP proposal, and which best exemplifies innovation through collaboration.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Let Our Family Protect Your Family

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Let Our Family Protect Your Family

October marks a month dedicated to a cause close to the core of everything which we do at Cirdan: Breast Cancer Awareness. This month will see a surge in activism surrounding breast cancer awareness and a push for finding a cure from around the globe. The fight to treat and cure breast cancer continues constantly, and we pride ourselves in taking part in the fight to save lives.  

Cirdan, Queen’s University Belfast and KTP Associate Jonathan Armstrong shortlisted for Innovate UK’s Best Knowledge Transfer Partnership Award

Cirdan, Queen’s University Belfast and KTP Associate Jonathan Armstrong shortlisted for Innovate UK’s Best Knowledge Transfer Partnership Award

Cirdan are delighted to announce that together with Queen’s University Belfast and our KTP Associate and Senior AI Engineer, Jonathan Armstrong, we have been shortlisted for Innovate UK’s esteemed Best Knowledge Transfer Partnership Award. Innovate UK’s Best Knowledge Transfer Partnership award honours the KTP which has brought the greatest benefits to all three participants, exceeding the expectations set out in their KTP proposal, and which best exemplifies innovation through collaboration.

People Behind the Product: A day in the life of Customer Success Manager

People Behind the Product: A day in the life of Customer Success Manager

Agnieszka Czerwiec began her work with Cirdan in 2016 as a Project Manager. Her skills and responsibilities have evolved ever since, and she is now a Customer Success Manager, dealing with complex customer needs on a daily basis. We caught up with Agnieszka to get a deeper insight into the daily life of a Cirdan Customer Success Manager, and how Cirdan forms an integral part of her busy life.

Cirdan’s successful Trade Mission to Tennessee with ABHI

Cirdan’s successful Trade Mission to Tennessee with ABHI

Last week, Cirdan was delighted to join ABHI for its second major US trade mission visit to Tennessee, visiting Nashville and Memphis from 25th-29th July. We were delighted to join over 20 UK Healthtech Innovators to strengthen trade links and showcase our latest products and innovations, which are enhancing clinical laboratory workflows across the globe, to healthcare leaders in Tennessee.

People Behind the Product: From the Lakelands to the Lab

People Behind the Product: From the Lakelands to the Lab

Jessica Shaw is a Junior Lab Analyst who began her journey with Cirdan back in 2018, as a placement student. After working as a molecular scientist during the pandemic, she re-joined the company in 2021. Her daily activities include engaging with customers, assessing their software needs, and testing software to ensure it is fit for purpose and to standard.

We caught up with Jessica to get a deeper insight into the daily life of a Cirdan Junior Lab Analyst, and how Cirdan forms an integral part of her busy life.

Cirdan joins over 20 Leading UK HealthTech Innovators on ABHI Mission to strengthen trade partnerships in Tennessee

Cirdan joins over 20 Leading UK HealthTech Innovators on ABHI Mission to strengthen trade partnerships in Tennessee

Cirdan is delighted to be among the delegate of leading UK HealthTech innovators heading to Tennessee this week (24-29 July 2022) to strengthen trade links and showcase its products and services to the US market. The visit marks the second major US trade mission organised this year by the Association of British HealthTech Industries (ABHI) as part of its flagship US Accelerator programme.

Introducing Cirdan Collect: Harness the power of a Lab Information System (LIS) to streamline the sample collection process in your Laboratory

Introducing Cirdan Collect: Harness the power of a Lab Information System (LIS) to streamline the sample collection process in your Laboratory

This week for #National Pathology Week we are looking towards the future of Pathology by exploring the clinical innovations Cirdan provides to support this important service. We are delighted to introduce Cirdan Collect, a sample collection application which provides a step-by-step guided digital workflow to assist with positive patient identification and deliver critical information on collecting samples such as, which containers to use, order of draw, and what quantities are required.

People behind the product: From Farm Life to Lab Life

People behind the product: From Farm Life to Lab Life

Kerri Douglas joined Cirdan back in 2019 as a placement student. Now 3 years later, Kerri is a full time Lab Analyst working as part of the clinical team to support the verification and validation teams. Her daily activities also include helping with internal and external training, assisting the sales team with tender and application demonstrations as well as assisting in client discovery and implementation.

First Shipment of Solas OR to US

First Shipment of Solas OR to US

Last week we were delighted to send our first shipment of our latest specimen imaging system, Solas OR to a customer in the US. Solas OR is our dedicated X-ray specimen cabinet designed for surgical and biopsy suites. Solas OR incorporates Cirdan’s latest technology to produce images with high levels of detail and contrast, giving the surgeon high quality images at the point of care meaning less time in the OR environment for the patient.

Australian Clinical Labs celebrates ULTRA Go-Live Success

Australian Clinical Labs celebrates ULTRA Go-Live Success

Cirdan’s key partner in Australia, Australian Clinical Labs, has improved the stability and functionality of their pathology workflows through the successful deployment and upgrade of Cirdan’s Laboratory Information System (LIS) across their nationwide network of pathology labs. In an upgrade period of just under 3 hours, the Cirdan team was able to transfer over 29 years of Clinical Labs’ data, comprising more than 10 billion rows of migrated data, with 0% loss recorded. This makes it one of the most successful Cirdan ULTRA Go-Lives to date.

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.

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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