Thursday February 20, 2020

Philips buys Belfast digital pathology company Path XL

Firm established in 2004 as a spinout from Queen's Uni

21st June, 2016
Multi-national giant Philips buys Belfast firm. Pic: Getty

The business produces software which improves the analysis of cancer tumours.

Philips said PathXL's image analysis and tissue pathology software will complement its existing products.

Chief executive Frans van Houten said that its digital pathology business was already "doubling every year" and will reach several tens of millions in sales this year.

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