We CARE - What us defines

CARE is committed to your health since 1982.

An overview on our history and our areas of focus:

1982
CARE diagnostica was founded in Vienna by Dr. Johann Scheuringer
Initial focus: Production and Distribution of clinical laboratory reagents for hospitals. 

1985
German subsidiary established in Voerde by Mr. Heinz Faure

1988
CARE diagnostica developed a fecal occult blood test - hemoCARE. The sensitivity of this product exceeded all other similar products.

1989
CARE diagnostica took part at Medica in Duesseldorf for the first time.

1989
 hemoCARE was approved by German healthcare providers

1992
viola - the first immunochromatographic pregnancy test was introduced to the German speaking market.
Prize for Innovation awarded by the province of Lower Austria

1994
Presentation of the eco-range - professional devices for glucose/lactate measurement

1996
ISO 9008 and EN 46001 certification

1999
Launch of sales of Pregnancy Tests for home use
Price for Export and Innovation awarded by the province of Lower Austria

2000
Gerhard Schröder, who was the German Federal Chancellor at the time, visited CARE diagnostica in Voerde, Germany.
The diagnostic rapid tests for home use were introduced internationally.
Prize for Export and Innovation awarded by the province of Lower Austria.
CE-certification

2001
For the fourth time: Prize for Export and Innovation awarded by the province of Lower Austria.
Ritter-von Ghega-Prize awarded by the Chamber of Commerce of Lower Austria

2004
Prize for Export and Innovation awarded by the province of Lower Austria.

2005
ISO 13485 certification

2007
ÖGGH Conference held in Burgenland - first presentation of the long-term study conducted with immoCARE-C;
press conference about that study in the sky bar Vienna

2009
Development and launch Chlamydia Test for home use, CE certification

2011
Presentation Pregnancy Test and Early Pregnancy Test with Week Determination

2012
Launch viola GREEN, the Pregnancy Tests for environment-conscious customers

2013
Launch Super Early Pregnancy Test

2014
The country Qatar was supplied with immoCARE-C for a nationwide colon cancer screening

2015
Participation at Arab Health in Dubai with own stand

2017
Achievement Award for the successfully passed Intertek WCA (Workplace Conditions Assessment) Audit