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Mendor Announcing Partnership with A. Menarini Diagnostics in Sweden

December 18, 2012

ESPOO, Finland, December 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

Mendor, the Finnish diabetes technology company, continues rapid growth and is happy
to announce yet another international partnership. Mendor has signed a distribution
agreement with the Swedish affiliate of a major pharmaceutical company, A.Menarini
Diagnostics. A. Menarini Diagnostics Sverige will continue the work Mendor started earlier
in 2012 in Sweden, in the Vastra Gotaland Region, to make the all-in-one glucose meter
Mendor Discreet(TM) widely available to Swedish diabetes patients.

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A.Menarini Diagnostics is an international company actively operating in the blood
glucose monitoring market. Headquartered in Florence, the company was founded in 1976 as a
division of A. Menarini Industrie Farmaceutiche Riunite of Florence, Italy, a
multinational healthcare company with annual revenues of over 3 billion Euros. More
information on: http://www.menarinidiagnostics.com

Mendor’s CEO Kristian Ranta comments: “This is fantastic news! We have worked hard to
establish the business in Sweden and it is great to be able to give the distribution
rights to such an excellent company as Menarini Diagnostics. I am positive that this
partnership will become an enabler of better diabetes care for a lot of people in Sweden
with diabetes.”

Founded in 2006 in Helsinki, Finland, Mendor designs, develops and markets innovative
diabetes management products. Mendor’s first product, a blood glucose meter the Mendor
Discreet(TM), has received high praise from clinicians and diabetologists all over the
world. The meter contains all the necessary components for daily blood glucose
measurements: the meter, 25 strips and a lancing device in an integrated, all-in-one
device the size of a cell phone. Mendor Discreet(TM) is designed to simplify the lives of
people with diabetes who regularly need to test their blood glucose levels.

With the Mendor Discreet(TM) blood glucose meter, the patient gets a license for the
Mendor Balance(TM), an advanced internet based self-care application. The Mendor
Balance(TM) empowers the diabetic to see the full picture of their treatment, and helps in
recognizing and setting possible improvement targets. The information produced by the
application gives health care professionals a solid platform for discussion with the
patient for improving the treatment.

        For more information, visit: http://www.mendor.com

        Images available upon request.

        Media Contact:

        Kristian Ranta - CEO, Co-Founder

        Mobile: +358-45-673-3313

        E-mail: kristian.ranta@mendor.com

        Mendor Oy
        Keilaranta 16
        02150 Espoo
        FINLAND

http://www.mendor.com

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