Hologic, a medtech company primarily focused on improving women’s health is opening a new Innovation Center in Aix-en-Provence, France today . This announcement follows Hologic’s 2019 acquisition of Aix-en-Provence-based SuperSonic Imagine. The new commercial office, training and research and development facility will support Hologic’s ultrasound, interventional and surgical solutions across the continuum of breast health care.
Antoine Bara, Hologic France’s General Manager shares: “Hologic is a global champion for women’s health and brings innovative technologies to healthcare professionals helping them detect, diagnose and treat illnesses and health conditions earlier and more effectively. The significant investment being made in France is another example of Hologic’s relentless commitment to innovation and its mission to improve the health and well-being of 3.9 billion woman globally.”
The facility also will serve as Hologic’s new French headquarters. They will operate as a hub to bring new innovations to market, expanding access to new technologies in the European market, and building the expertise of healthcare professionals.
Hologic is focused on improving women’s health and well-being through early detection and treatment. Its advancements include creation of the world’s first commercial 3D mammography system to detect breast cancer; leadership in testing for cervical cancer, sexually transmitted infections, respiratory illnesses and the virus that causes COVID-19; and minimally invasive surgical technologies for uterine fibroids and abnormal uterine bleeding.