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Visit of French President, François Hollande at IRCAD

On January 30, 2014, Professor Jacques Marescaux welcomed François Hollande, President of France at IRCAD to show him around the facilities dedicated to minimally invasive robotic surgical platforms and the “Haras” biocluster.

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Signature of a unique partnership agreement between IRCAD and COVIDIEN, world leader in the surgical industry

On January 29, 2014, Professor Jacques Marescaux, president of the IRCAD, and Mr. Cristiano Franzi, President of COVIDIEN Europe, signed a partnership contract at the HARAS BIOCLUSTER, in the presence of local elected officials.

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2008-2013: 5th anniversary of the IRCAD Taiwan training center

On Monday, October 7, 2013, among playful dragons and rolling drums, Professor Jacques MARESCAUX, President of the IRCAD France and Professor Min Ho HUANG, President of the IRCAD Taiwan and of the Show Chwan Memorial Hospital in Taiwan celebrated the 5th anniversary of the creation of the IRCAD Taiwan in Taichung (Taiwan)

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Professor Jacques Marescaux, official guest of Moncef Marzouki, President of the Republic of Tunisia

The IRCAD’s expertise once again acknowledged and praised beyond the borders of France. On Monday, September 16, 2013, Moncef Marzouki, President of the Republic of Tunisia welcomed Professor Jacques Marescaux in his palace in Carthage for a working session that he presided along with his Health Minister, Sir Abdellatif Mekki and his Minister for Higher […]

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Professor Jacques Marescaux awarded “Digital Personality of the Year”

On Thursday April 18, 2013, Professor Jacques Marescaux, President and Founder of the IRCAD, received the Digital Personality of the Year Award. The ceremony took place at the Potocki Hotel of the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Ile-de-France region), as part of the Digital Technology Award’s 15th edition, organized by Télécom ParisTech.

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A brand-new distinction for the IRCAD in the United States: Dr. Joël Leroy awarded “Pioneer In Minimally Invasive Surgery”

In 2010, Professor Marescaux led the way receiving an award from the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) for “his surgical career accomplishments”. In 2012, the “Career Development Award” was granted by the SAGES to Dr. Silvana Perretta. It is now Dr. Joël LEROY’s turn to win the 2013 SAGES Pioneer in Surgical […]

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The General Commissioner for Investment, Mr. Louis Gallois, visits the IRCAD

The General Commissioner for Investment came to Strasbourg to officially kick off Industry Week on March 14. Louis Gallois had the opportunity to visit the IRCAD, founding member of the IHU (Image-guided Hybrid Surgery Institute) and initiator of the IHU Strasbourg project.

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Siemens Healthcare CEO, Mr. Hermann Requardt, visits the IRCAD

On March 12, Professor Jacques Marescaux welcomed Siemens Healthcare’s CEO, Mr. Hermann Requardt, and his collaborators, to give them a tour of the IRCAD and the IHU Strasbourg (image-guided minimally invasive surgery institute).

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Visit of Mr. Moncef Marzouki,
President of the Tunisian Republic

On February 5, 2013, Moncef Marzouki, President of the Tunisian Republic, came to Strasbourg to address the Members of the European Parliament. He also paid a visit to Professor Jacques Marescaux at the IRCAD training center after getting back together with his former colleagues and fellows of Strasbourg’s School of Medicine.

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