Radiotherapy deals hand e2v a £21 million haul
e2v technologies is to supply its radiotherapy expertise to two overseas firms in deals worth £21 million over the next three years.e2v technologies is to supply its radiotherapy expertise to two overseas firms in deals worth £21 million over the next three years.
The contract with Swedish firm and existing customer, Elekta, is the largest of the two at £17m and will be delivered over a three-year period.
The second contract is worth £4m and is with TomoTherapy® Inc, based in Wisconsin, USA. Delivery is scheduled over a 12-month period.
In both deals, the Chelmsford-based manufacturer of high-end electronics will supply products from its electronic tubes product group for use within radiotherapy cancer treatment systems.
These products generate and deliver the exceptional levels of microwave power required to drive the linear accelerator within radiotherapy systems, which convert the microwave power to X-rays used both in the imaging and radiation treatment of tumours.