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The IRCAD honored at the World Congress of Surgery in Bangkok, Thailand

On Sunday, August 23, 2015, during the opening ceremony of the World Congress of Surgery, which gathered more than 8,000 surgeons in Bangkok, the International Society of Surgery Prize was awarded to Professor Jacques Marescaux by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.

August 31, 2015

GRAND OPENING OF THE IRCAD 2 FACILITIES

On Monday, June 29, 2015, Professor Jacques MARESCAUX, President of the IRCAD, Mrs. Laurence COMTE-ARASSUS, President of Medtronic France and Mr. Damien DESMEDT, European Sales & Marketing Vice-President at Intuitive Surgical, inaugurated the IRCAD 2 facilities [...]

July 1, 2015

The IRCAD earns a new official distinction as a Comprehensive – American College of Surgeons Accredited Education Institute (AEI)

The IRCAD (Research Institute Against Cancers of the Digestive System) has been officially certified by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) for all of its educational programs in minimally invasive surgery, held in Strasbourg, France. As a result, the IRCAD has become the first French Academic Center in surgical education and training to earn such a prestigious distinction, granted by [...]

March 24, 2015

“2014 NUMERIC’ ALSACE Grand Prize” awarded to Visible Patient, an IRCAD spin-off

On November 5, VISIBLE PATIENT, a company which stemmed from 15 years of IRCAD R&D, received the 2014 Numeric’Alsace Grand Prize in Strasbourg. This prize rewards Alsace’s best digital ideas, strategies, solutions and applications. Visible Patient was created in July 2013, and proposes a new type of surgery guided by 3D virtual imaging for every patient, used before and during [...]

November 12, 2014

National Academy of Surgery Scholarships and Awards

The National Academy of Surgery aims to promote minimally invasive surgery with the support of the IRCAD. In this respect, two scholarships and an award will be implemented from 2014 onwards.

September 29, 2014

20 years of IRCAD

The IRCAD celebrated its 20th birthday at the "Brasserie des Haras" with great fanfare and music on July 12, 2014. The party was a true success and unravelled on the theme of "One world, 3 IRCADs".

July 12, 2014

Professor Jacques Marescaux awarded the “Medal of Diplomatic Friendship”

On Tuesday, February 18, 2014, Professor Jacques Marescaux was awarded the “Medal of Diplomatic Friendship” by Mr David Lin, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China – Taiwan. The ceremony took place in one of the grand Salons of Taipei’s Minister of Foreign Affairs.

February 18, 2014

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.

January 30, 2014

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)

October 7, 2013