The Government of Ontario is providing a CAD$29.6 million grant to Mortsel, Belgium-based Agfa HealthCare to support the growth of the company’s research, development and regional operation centers in Toronto and Waterloo, Canada.
The grant will support a $200 million investment by Agfa HealthCare in its Ontario operations, creating 100 new positions and re-investing in 276 existing jobs, according to the company. The new positions will include software development roles, general support services and back office functions designed to meet the company’s regional, national and global needs. In total, Agfa HealthCare will employ nearly 400 people in Ontario, focusing on the development, implementation and support of the company’s eHealth, Regional Health and Digital Imaging Solutions, it says.
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