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Ivoclar Vivadent acquires Kapanu AG

Schaan, Liechtenstein – 14 July 2017

Ivoclar Vivadent AG (Liechtenstein) has acquired the Swiss start-up company Kapanu AG. Both companies intend to work together on the development of innovative dental applications.

Kapanu AG is a start-up and spin-off company of ETH Zurich. The firm was founded in 2015 and consists of a team of scientists and developers who specialize in producing leading-edge software for the dental industry. The two companies will work together to develop innovative dental applications that connect real-life processes with the digital world. Their main objective will be to determine how the usage of “Augmented Reality” can facilitate dental diagnostics, case analysis and treatment therapies.

About Ivoclar Vivadent
Ivoclar Vivadent, headquartered in Schaan, Liechtenstein, is one of the world's leading manufacturers of innovative material systems for high-quality dental applications. The company's success is based on a comprehensive portfolio of products and systems, strong research and development capabilities and a clear commitment to training and further education. The company has wholly owned subsidiaries in 25 countries, and it employs about 3,500 people worldwide. More information about Ivoclar Vivadent is available at www.ivoclarvivadent.com.