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Northcore Technology Enables Health Services Executive Sourcing Pilot(December 29, 2011)
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 12/29/11 -- Northcore Technologies Inc. (TSX:NTI)(OTCBB:NTLNF), a global provider of asset management and social commerce solutions, announced that its technology platform had been successfully deployed for the Irish Government Health Services Executive's (HSE) initial online acquisition pilot.
Northcore had worked closely with staff from the HSE to configure Northcore's core strategic sourcing product, Asset Buyer, as required to support an initial pilot engagement. The platform was used to source and purchase a large volume of health care supplies for multiple regions. A complete multi-phased sourcing initiative was performed, including multiple request for quotation elements and a final stage reverse auction.
This event was the culmination of a focused effort on the part of both the HSE and Northcore teams. The HSE is the largest purchaser in the state, spending in the region of EUR4billion annually on a diverse range of goods, services and works projects.
A comprehensive review of the process and the resulting benefits will be forthcoming through a disclosure by both parties.
Companies interested in effective software solutions should contact Northcore at 416-640-0400 or 1-888-287-7467, extension 395 or via email at Sales@northcore.com.
This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.
About Northcore Technologies Inc.
Northcore Technologies provides enterprise level software products and services that enable its customers to purchase, manage and dispose of capital equipment. Utilizing award-winning, multi-patented technology, as well as powerful, holistic Social Commerce tools, Northcore's solutions support customers throughout the entire asset lifecycle.
Northcore has earned the trust and loyalty of customers from a wide range of organizations across many different industry sectors.
Northcore owns 50 percent of GE Asset Manager, LLC, a joint business venture with GE and holds a substantial intellectual property portfolio.
For more information, visit northcore.com
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