Milestones and Achievements

 

To meet the needs of this new era, Fujifilm has evolved into a comprehensive healthcare company, offering products in the fields of prevention, diagnostics and treatment.

With its wide range of technologies and expansive vision, Fujifilm leverages the products, services, and hard-earned expertise that is rooted in the development of photographic products to enhance the quality of life of people worldwide. The schematic below shows our extraordinary progress so far and points towards emerging innovations ahead.

    Product Milestones

    Corporate Milestones

    1934

    Fujifilm Established

    1934
    1936

    Launched X-ray film

    1936
    1971

    Launched first endoscope system

    1983

    Launched world's first digital radiography system: FCR

    1985

    Launched first commercially available flexible video endoscope

    1985
    1986

    Acquired Pyne Corp., – becoming FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc.

    1986
    1999

    Launched Synapse® Picture Archiving and Communications System (PACS)

    2004

    Launched endoscope for the full length of small bowel

    2004
    2006

    Acquired Daiichi Radioisotope Laboratories becoming FUJIFILM RI Pharma

    2006
    2007

    Acquired ProSolv, a cardiology PACS vendor

    2008

    Launched Synapse® 3D

    2008

    Acquired Toyoma Chemical

    2008

    Acquired Empiric Systems, LLC, a RIS vendor

    2009

    Established FUJIFILM Pharmaceutical Research Lab

    2009
    2009

    Acquired Perceus Proteomics

    2011

    Acquired Merck BioManufacturing Network – becoming FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies

    2011
    2012

    Established FUJIFILM Kyowa Kirin Biologics – Joint Venture for Biosimilar

    2012

    Acquired SonoSite, Inc. and VisualSonics, Inc. – becoming FUJIFILM SonoSite and FUJIFILM VisualSonics

    2013

    Launched SonoSite X-Porte

    2014

    Clinical trials for cancer drug and Alzheimer's disease drug with MD Andersen Cancer Center and Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study respectively begin in the US

    2014

    Launched Virtual Grid®, a new image processing tool

    2014

    Launched Apollo™ Mammalian Expression Platform

    2014

    Launched ASPIRE™ Cristalle digital mammography system

    2014

    Launched SonoSite iViz

    2015
    2014

    Acquired Japan Tissue Engineering Co., Ltd.

    2014

    Acquired Kalon Biotherapeutics – becoming FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies Texas

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    2015

    Launched Synapse® VNA (Vendor Neutral Archive)

    2015

    Launched FDR D-EVOTM II, digital radiography detector

    2015

    Acquired TeraMedica a leading provider of vendor neutral archive solutions

    2015
    2015

    Acquired Cellular Dynamics International, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of iPSC derived cells 

    2016

    Established a Joint Venture with Opsis Therapeutics

    2017

    Launched Saturn mAb Platform™

    2017

    Launched BLI (Blue Light Imaging) Technologies for endoscopy

    2017

    Launched Dynamic Visualization™ II, an image processing technology

    2017

    Launched VisualSonics Vevo® MD, ultra-high frequency ultrasound

    2017
    2017

    Launched ASPIRETM Cristalle digital mammography with digital breast tomosynthesis

    2017

    Launched Synapse® 5 PACS