Our History

Our History

1986

Medscreen founded

1993

Cozart Bioscience founded

1994

Medscreen gains UKAS ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation

1996

TrichoTech founded

1998

Altrix Healthcare founded

1999

Cozart launches Cozart® RapiScan

2006

Cozart launches Cozart® DDS

Concateno acquires Medscreen

Cozart gains UKAS ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation

2007

Concateno Bioscience acquires TrichoTech, Altrix Healthcare, Euromed, Marconova and CPL

Cozart Group acquired by Concateno

2008

Concateno TrichoTech presented with The Queen's Award for Enterprise: Innovation

2009

Alere acquires Concateno

2010

Concateno acquires Quantum Laboratories

Concateno UK presented with The Queen's Award for Enterprise: Innovation

Concateno Certus® device launched

Roar Forensics gains UKAS ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation

2011

Alere™ DDS®2 Mobile Test System launched

Concateno acquires MAHSAN Diagnostika Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH,
Roar Forensics and Colibri Medical AB

2012

Concateno acquires Healthcare Connections and Diagnostik Nord

2013

Concateno changes name to Alere Toxicology

2014

Healthcare Connections changes name to Alere Healthcare Connections

Alere Healthcare Connections awarded SEQOHS

2016

ROAR Forensics changes name to Alere Forensics

2017

Abbott acquires Alere

2019

Alere Forensics changes name to Ascertain Forensics

SoToxa™ Mobile Test System Launched

2020

Alere Toxicology and Alere Healthcare Connections change names to Abbott