10.09.2012 – Scanco Medical AG and b-cube AG are pleased to announce that the two companies have entered negotiations for Scanco Medical to acquire b-cube in mutual agreement. Scanco Medical (www.scanco.ch) is a company that specializes in the development of state-of-the-art micro-computed tomography systems and b-cube (www.b-cube.ch) is an innovative service provider focused on high-resolution imaging and 3D analysis of porous and composite structures, such as bone, biomaterials and implants. With this acquisition, the two companies expect that b-cube’s products can be further enhanced with higher efficiency and a significant increase in the market share.
Maybe it is not as common and cheap as buying a microwave oven, but probably there are some of you who have thought about purchasing a microCT scanner, right?
Your questions: “Who are the scanner manufacturers?”, “Should I buy a scanner?”, “What scanner ?”. This post will point you towards the information you need to make up your mind.
At the end the decision whether the investment is worthwhile depends on many things. What do you want to use microCT for? How often? Do you know how to operate a scanner? Do you have the right resources? And many more….