July 6th, ZEISS Russia & CIS и 3DHistech signed a distribution agreement extending their technological partnership in the field of digital pathology until 2024.
Under the agreement, the companies concerted the exclusive co-promotion of digital technologies in the field of pathological anatomy on the Russian market and in the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union. The parties stress the importance of practical application of these technologies by pathologists and promotion of state-of-the-art methods of digital microcopy.
The agreement was signed during the INNOPROM-2021 International Industrial Trade Fair that took place in Yekaterinburg, on July 5–8. The document was signed by Dr. Béla Molnár, founder of 3DHistech, and Dmitry Senin, General Manager at Carl Zeiss LLC. The meeting was also attended by Péter Szijjártó, Hungary’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Konstantin Belousov, Director of Research Equipment business unit at Carl Zeiss LLC, and Mikhail Spiridonov, Head of Digital Microscopy Department, ZEISS Russia & CIS.
Carl Zeiss LLC, Russian subsidiary of the world technology leader ZEISS, has been successfully collaborating with 3DHistech in the field of digital pathology and exclusively presenting their products in Russia and the CIS countries since 2009. The both companies run joint projects aimed at training and professional development of pathologists. The application of digital slide scanners provided great opportunities for pathology laboratories and enabled maintaining a digital archive of pathology slides, offering teleconsultations and second opinion to establish a diagnosis, automating morphometric studies and much more.
3DHistech products were the first solutions for digital microscopy presented on the Russian market. Thanks to collaboration with Carl Zeiss LLC, they now dominate the market of scanning systems: about 60% of the systems installed in the laboratories and medical institutions of Russia were produced by 3DHistech. 3DHistech in collaboration with Carl Zeiss LLC provided the integrated histology and microscopy equipment for the essential oncological institutions: Sverdlovsk oncological treatment clinic, The N.N. Petrov National Medicine Research Center of Oncology (Saint-Petersburg), the Botkin Hospital (Moscow) and also fully digitalized the pathologic anatomy facilities in the following regions: Sverdlovsk Oblast, Perm Krai, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug.
Founded in 1996 on the basis of the Budapest University, 3DHistech
is one of the world leading manufacturers of digital scanning microscopes, digital imaging software, teleconsulting and remote education systems.
ZEISS Russia & CIS (Carl Zeiss LLC) supplies high-technology ZEISS equipment and integrated ZEISS Connecting Solutions for science, education, industry and health care in Russia, the CIS countries and Ukraine. ZEISS Russia & CIS is a member of ZEISS Group