Orion’s milestones in the 1970s

1970: Fermion is established to manufacture penicillin.

1974: Orion Diagnostica is established to separate Orion’s diagnostics business operations from its other operations. Uricult is one of Orion Diagnostica’s diagnosis methods. It uses the so-called Dipslide technique. In the technique, a slide dipped in urine is incubated to test for micro-organisms.

1974: Orion begins to develop drugs for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases.