Cambridge, MA — October 9, 2014 —Japan-based Nihon Kohden has announced the opening of the company’s first U.S. facility in Cambridge, MA. The facility is approximately 1,600 square feet and the Company plans to hire 5 people in the first year. Nihon Kohden is a global company with a total of 4,500 employees worldwide. Nihon Kohden Innovation Center will be the company’s first overseas research center which focuses on basic clinical research. The aim of this center is to research and develop innovative healthcare concepts with universities, institutions and hospitals throughout the United States and work together on translational research projects that will improve global medical care.
(left to right) Fumito Ichinose, Ph.D., M.D., Professor of Anaesthesia of the Massachusetts General Hospital; George C. Verghese, Ph.D., Henry Ellis Warren Professor of Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of MIT; Mr. Kazuo Ogino, Chairman of Nihon Kohden Group; Pamela Norton, Vice President of Industry Relations & Programs of the MLSC; Brittany McDonough, Manager of Business Development of MOITI; and Dennis A. Benzan, Vice Mayor of Cambridge celebrate the opening of Nihon Kohden’s first U.S. facility in Cambridge, MA.