Cirdan News

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.

Scaling the Edge: UK wide SME Accelerator Programme

Scaling the Edge: UK wide SME Accelerator Programme

Over the past 8 weeks, our Customer Success Manager Heather Montgomery and her PathXL colleagues attended the Scaling the Edge programme led by Queen’s University Belfast (QUB), Innovate UK and Invest NI.  Scaling the Edge is an 8-week course designed to accelerate SME businesses product concepts and bring them to market using the Strategyzer Toolkit. 

People behind the Product: Passion for Healthcare and Medical Research

People behind the Product: Passion for Healthcare and Medical Research

David Montgomery, Head of Engineering for our PathXL division, joined us back in January. Since then, David has been leading new product development and R&D within the division. We recently caught up with David to find out more about his work within the PathXL team and to find out more about the amazing work he has done over the years for Leukaemia and Lymphoma NI.

Cirdan joins local industry leaders in Smart Nano NI consortium led by Seagate Technology in a bid to win major funding for Northern Ireland

Cirdan joins local industry leaders in Smart Nano NI consortium led by Seagate Technology in a bid to win major funding for Northern Ireland

Cirdan is delighted to be a member of the smart nano-manufacturing corridor consortium (Smart Nano NI) led by Seagate Technology Ireland and to work in partnership with rapidly growing and innovative local Northern Irish organisations including, Yelo, Causeway Sensors Limited, Digital Catapult and Analytics Engines, alongside academic research institutions Queen’s University Belfast, Ulster University and North West Regional College (NWRC).

Time to Read: Volunteering Initiative

Time to Read: Volunteering Initiative

Sean Latimer, Mechanical Engineer and one of the founding members of Cirdan has been volunteering for the past twelve years with the Time to Read program at Christ The Redeemer Primary School, Belfast.

People behind the Product: Starting a new job during COVID-19

People behind the Product: Starting a new job during COVID-19

2020 has been a year like no other and starting a new job at any time can be overwhelming never mind starting one during the height of a global pandemic. Despite this, we are so pleased to have been able to continue our recruitment drive and employ new team members during the past eight months to meet the growing demand for our products.

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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