M.S. Jacovides Hellas

M.S. Jacovides Hellas

About Us

M.S.Jacovides markets and distributes medical devices in the fields of Blood Transfusion, Dialysis, Gastroenterology and Advanced Patient Care- with applications in Sterilization, General Surgery, Anaesthesia, Intensive Care, Advanced Wound Care, as well as in Interventional Cardiology & Radiology.

The company currently employees 45 highly qualified professionals with extensive training and experience, strong academic background and deep knowledge of the Greek medical device market. M.S.Jacovides covers directly with its Sales & Marketing team in Athens and Salonica all Public Hospitals throughout Greece as well as major Private Clinics.

The company implements a quality management system ISO 9001: 2008 (BVQI) and is also among a few local companies that carry a TRACE International certification.

M.S.Jacovides Hellas is located in a modern 3350 sq.m. building, which constitutes the MSJ Group’s privately owned headquarters, in the business area of Halandri in the northern part of Athens, Greece.

 


 

History

Upon establishment the company’s initial focus was the introduction of new, more effective methods and products in the Blood Collection and Transfusion field. To this end, and as a result of careful strategic planning, the company entered into other hospital clinical areas such as Anaesthesia /Intensive Care Unit, Operating Room, Central  Sterilization  and Interventional Cardiology & Radiology via long-term representations with leading medical devices companies.

1982

M.S.Jacovides Hellas is established in Athens, Greece

1985

Initiated a  partnership agreement with Kawasumi Laboratories Inc. Japan to market its Blood Collection Bags

1988

First Company in Europe to recognize and exploit Pall Medical’s (then Cutter Miles, now Haemonetics Corporation ) Leukotrap® In-line Filter System, which today constitutes the internationally established method of Choice in Blood Banks

1992

Granted the exclusive distribution rights of Pall Medical’s innovative blood & critical care filters for Greece & Cyprus

1995

Vital Signs’ (now Carefusion/ Becton Dickinson) anesthesia product line was added in its portfolio

2000

Entered the field of Surgery & Advanced Wound Care with Innovata’s Adept® adhesions reduction liquid (now marketed worldwide by Baxter Biosurgery)

2002

M.S.Jacovides Hellas celebrated its 20 Year Anniversary. To commemorate its establishment, the company donated much needed medical equipment to the local health care centers of small islands in the Aegean, aiming to support healthcare services in remote regions of Greece

2010

Signed agreement with 3M Hellas MEPE for distributing its medical products to Greek Public Hospitals. Joined the European Medical Device Distribution Alliance (EMDDA), representing Greece & Cyprus

2011

Expanded its 3M agreement to include newly acquired Arizant’s temperature management products

2012

Celebrated its 30 Years of successful operations in Greece. Signed agreement with Terumo I.S. for the distribution of its Interventional Cardiology , Radiology & Embolotherapy medical products. Signed with EndoChoice for its platform technology designed for treating a wide range of gastrointestinal diseases

2013

Strengthened its Interventional Cardiology & Radiology portfolio with Torays’ Medical Co. Ltd., INOUE Balloon Catheter for the treatment of Mitral Stenosis

2014

Signed agreements with Acandis GmbH & Co. for its medical devices used in the treatment of cerebral vascular diseases.

2015

Strengthened its Blood Tranfusion portfolio with Haemonetics’ whole blood automation technologies.