A new research and production complex was inaugurated in Russia It will also help fight the coronavirus

A new research and production complex was inaugurated in Russia It will also help fight the coronavirus

The grand opening took place in St. Petersburg at two sites at once. The complex was created by the Almaz-Antey concern. The complex will be called VKO Medprom LLC, at the opening ceremony the concern will also demonstrate the results of the development and production of high-tech medical equipment as part of the diversification program.

The complex was created within the framework of the national project “Healthcare”. Almaz-Antey will present a unique line of domestic high-tech medical equipment and IT solutions for equipping Russian medical institutions, as well as introducing digital technologies in the field of Russian healthcare. All developments were created jointly with medical professional communities and specialists from leading medical institutions.

More than 50 leading Russian developers are already working at VKO Medprom LLC, the site is equipped with scientific laboratories and X-ray protective boxes for testing medical equipment. As part of import substitution at the Concern’s subsidiaries – the Krasnoye Znamya plant, which is located in Ryazan and the Nizhny Novgorod 70th Anniversary of Victory Plant in Nizhny Novgorod, the production of specialized components has already been established.The share of Russian components in the Concern’s medical equipment is now over 70 % with the subsequent prospect of increasing to 90%.

At the grand opening, the Concern presented two leaders of a new line of medical equipment ready for serial production – the R-600 “Polydiagnost” remote-controlled tomosynthesis complex and the R-600 “Uniarm-Fluorograph” universal radiographic apparatus. In addition, a unique ward X-ray machine was shown, which has already successfully passed the “battle test” in the fight against COVID-19, and a mammography complex of the P-500 series.

Also at the event, he presented innovative solutions in the field of telemedicine with a module for early diagnosis of a new coronavirus infection and a surgical navigation complex for neurosurgical operations. As part of the presentation, the Concern solemnly donated to the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation the core of the telemedicine system of remote consultations at federal and regional levels “Bagheera”.

A series of robotic exoskeletons for the rehabilitation of patients with impaired lower limb mobility was also demonstrated.

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