Updated on 31 May 2016
The investment is to strengthen and support Medtronic operations in APAC region
Singapore: Global medical technology company, Medtronic, has opened a new Asia Pacific regional headquarters in Singapore, housing Asia Pacific Service and Repair Centre of Excellence.
The investment is to strengthen and support Medtronic operations across 80 locations in Asia Pacific and to help the company deliver on the growing demand for medical products and services.
Medtronic International has also signed a Memorandum of Understanding with SingHealth to develop a Centre of Excellence in the treatment of diabetes across Southeast Asia.
"The opening of Medtronic regional headquarters in Singapore marks an important milestone in our growing presence in Asia Pacific. We continue to leverage our regional expertise and partnerships to reach more patients, in more places and through more ways via collaborating with new partners," said Mr Bob White, president, Asia Pacific at Medtronic.
"The rising prevalence of diabetes in the region is driving up healthcare costs and adversely impacting the lives of millions of people. There is tremendous opportunity to improve treatments across the diabetes care continuum via meaningful innovation and collaboration. We are excited to work with SingHealth as our strategic partner to explore new approaches in solving challenges associated with diabetes care."