Nature of Business
As a research-focused healthcare company, Roche discovers, develops and provides innovative diagnostic and therapeutic products and services that deliver significant benefits to patients and healthcare professionals – from early detection and prevention of diseases to diagnosis, treatment, and treatment monitoring.
Roche Diagnostics is an important part of the foundation that modern healthcare builds upon.
Our broad range of innovative diagnostic tests and systems play a pivotal role in the groundbreaking area of integrated healthcare solutions and cover the early detection, targeted screening, evaluation and monitoring of disease.
Roche Diagnostics is active in all market segments, from scientific research and clinical laboratory systems to patient self-monitoring. The Roche Diagnostics product portfolio at a glance:
· blood glucose meters for people with diabetes
· point-of-care testing devices for use in doctors’ offices
· high-throughput analysers for hospitals and commercial diagnostic laboratories
· state-of-the-art instruments and reagents for life science research, i.e.
o Nucleic acid extraction
o Real-time PCR
o Sequencing, etc.
From the very beginning, Roche’s visionary founder, Fritz Hoffmann-La Roche, focused his company on innovation and on establishing an international presence. This multinational presence reinforces our ability to offer our healthcare solutions and to anticipate needs in all regions of the world. Today, Roche employs more than 80,000 people and sells its products in more than 150 countries.