Milestones

Milestones

July 2008   Foundation of PTCS AG
August 2008   Approval of the Genossame Lachen to the local council for reservation of the land (leasehold)
September 2008   Official Information for the people in Galgenen
September 2008   Positive acclamation in Galgenen for dedication of the land
December 2008   Filing and pre-approval of the Master-Plan
June 2009   Filing of the building permission application
September 2009   Start of negotiations with potential operating companies
January 2010   Start of negotiations about definite financing
January 2010   Filing of PTC Zürichobersee for aknowledgement at HSM
April 2010   PTCS motion to release Proton Therapy from HSM because the expected high number of
patients will exceed the HSM criterion of rareness
April 2011   Announcement of the community of Galgenen, that the building permit can be released
June 2011   Launching of a technology transfer agreement with Paul Scherrer Institute and Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd.
November 2012   Agreement on the key terms of a reimbursement plan with a leading
Swiss health insurance company
November 2012   First letters of interest from future partner hospitals to collaborate on patient transfers
February 2017   TARGET: Successful closing of the fund raising for the project and start of construction in early 2017