iGene Malaysia with GCS Agile Australia to Launch a Network of Digital Autopsy Facilities in Australia

 

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KUALA LUMPUR, 15th JANUARY, 2016 Malaysian advanced medical informatics company iGene Sdn. Bhd. today signed a Memorandum of Collaboration with GSC Agile Australia to establish a network of Digital Autopsy Facilities in Australia. This partnership will lead to a Joint Venture Collaboration to extend Digital Autopsy to further revolutionary capabilities including forensic, medico-legal and educational solutions for the benefit of society. This is the next stage of iGene’s Go Global Strategy following the launch of United Kingdom network of facilities. The signing ceremony was witnessed by YBhg Dato' Susila Devi, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation.

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Back Row, from left to right: YBhg Dato' Susila Devi, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation; Tan Sri Datuk Dr. Hj Mohd Ismail Merican, Chairman of iGene Sdn. Bhd.

Front row, from left to right: Mr. Gerry Carcour, CEO, GCS Agile, Mr. Matt Chandran, CEO of iGene Sdn. Bhd.

 

UK venture has created a huge interest across the world that lead to the signing of Memorandum of Collaboration with GCS Agile for Australia. This relationship will also explore a possible partnership for New Zealand.

Mr Matt Chandran, CEO of iGene Sdn. Bhd., said at the launch: We are honoured that YBhg Dato' Susila Devi, is here to witness the launch of our collaboration to explore and establish a network of Digital Autopsy Facilities for Australia.

“Digital Autopsy is more than just a technological innovation; we believe it represents a tremendous humanitarian step forward in establishing the cause of unnatural death in a humane manner.”

Mr. Gerry Carcour, the Founder and CEO of GCS Agile said,We are excited by this opportunity to collaborate with iGene to accelerate our mission of dramatic social and economic impact by leveraging big data and to achieve our vision of a world of perfect data where you can predict the future and optimise decisions on the edge. Specifically digital autopsies will revolutionise the forensic, medico-legal and educational sectors for the benefit of society.

The collaboration aims to serve the current Coronial cases with aim to increase operational efficiency and set a new standard of performance in the provision of Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) and post mortem services, totalling approximately 15,500 cases per year. Ultimately this will extend to cover the digitisation of all deaths in Australia, currently about 150,000 annually, providing an invaluable national medical record for the purposes of preventative health and education, driving the Australian Government innovation agenda including job creation.

YBhg Dato' Susila Devi, said: "I am proud of iGene's achievement. Our CEO have personally known the company since its early venture in Middle East. The company has achieved tremendous brand recognition around the world for its ground breaking innovation. Indeed, this made-in-Malaysia technology is a milestone for innovation in Malaysia. The digital autopsy services are much faster, non-invasive and compliant of international standards."

Digital Autopsy involves a three-dimensional scan of the body using a CT scanner, before iGene’s revolutionary visualisation software enables the pathologist to conduct a full, non-invasive digital post mortem, with the results being available shortly after.

For more information please contact:

(For Malaysia) Anu Sheela Themudu, iGene Sdn Bhd., on 0122155519 or sheela@igeneglobal.com

(For Australia) Stuart Growse, GCS Agile, on +61451121774 or sgrowse@gcsagile.com.au

About iGene

iGene ® is a MSC Malaysia Status Company with its Management Headquarter and Innovation Centre at The MINES Waterfront Business Park, Kuala Lumpur. The company’s Global Business Headquarter is based out of London. The Company specializes in the development of Advance Medical Visualization Technology. It has won numerous international and local awards, cited by international journals for its work in the space of the use of visualization in post-mortem examination. You can find out more about Digital Autopsies by visiting: http://digitalautopsy.co.uk

 About GCS Agile

 GCS Agile is a Melbourne based, global big data solution company and part of the successful, 30 year old GCS Group. Our vision is a world of perfect data where you can predict the future and optimise decisions on the edge. Our mission is to make dramatic social and economic impact by leveraging Big Data. You can find out more about GCS Agile by visiting: www.gcsagile.com.au

Additional Media Resources:

iGene Launch Digital Autopsy Network in Australia

Digital Autopsy Innovator iGene to Take on New Markets in APAC and Middle East

M'sian Digital Autopsy Firm Expands to Oz

Article: Malay Mail, 25 January 2016

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