Medical equipment supplier Toshiba Medical Systems, part of Japanese electronics giant Toshiba Corporation, has been named as the latest sponsor of the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Under the agreement, Toshiba Medical Supplier, a leading supplier of high-quality medical imaging equipment for a wide range of clinical specialties, will provide a range of equipment and services for the Games including an MRI scanner, a CT scanner, a diagnostic ultrasound scanner, X-ray equipment and three medical image reporting stations.
"We are delighted to announce Toshiba Medical Systems as an official provider for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games as the health and well-being of the athletes is a high priority," said David Grevemberg, chief executive of Glasgow 2014.
"The medical facility at the Polyclinic for athletes and team officials at Games time is a hugely important aspect of Village life."
The Polyclinic will serve the 6,500 athletes and team officials within the Village from the 71 participating nations and territories at Games time.
It will be operate 24-hours a day, supporting athletes and team officials with an aim to deliver outstanding medical services to support the Commonwealth athletes performing at their best.
Toshiba Medical Systems comes into the partnership will a strong portfolio in the sporting world following existing involvement with the likes of Manchester United Football Club, Barnet Football Club and the Tessa Sanderson Foundation.
"Toshiba Medical Systems is proud to be named official medical systems provider for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games," said Mark Hitchman, Toshiba Medical Systems UK managing director.
"We look forward to providing world-class, state-of-the-art equipment and services to the Commonwealth Games, as part of the comprehensive on-site medical facility."
Toshiba TEC UK Imaging Systems were named as the Official Office Automation Supporter of Glasgow 2014 in September 2012.
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September 2012: Toshiba becomes latest official supporter of Glasgow 2014