US-based Varian Medical Systems has received a $70m worth contract to equip and serve a new national proton therapy center in Aarhus, Denmark.
Varian noted that the National Centre for Particle Therapy will be located beside Aarhus University Hospital.
As part of the deal, Varian ProBeam proton therapy system will be installed at the center. The company intends to sign the contract next month.
The company has been selected to provide equipment, software and service to operate a four-room center, under a completed public tender.
Varian will offer its Aria information management software, in addition to the ProBeam system.
While equipment installation will start in middle of this year, patient treatments are expected to commence in the second half of 2018.
Varian has already deployed its ProBeam technology at the Scripps Proton Therapy Center in San Diego, US, Rinecker Proton Therapy Center in Munich of Germany and Paul Scherrer Institute in Switzerland.
The company produces medical devices and software to treat cancer and other medical conditions with radiotherapy, radiosurgery, proton therapy and brachytherapy.