Roche Diagnostics

Roche Diagnostics is a diagnostic division of Hoffmann-La Roche which manufactures equipment and reagents, for research and medical diagnostic applications. Internally, it is organized into five major business areas: Roche Applied Science, Roche Professional Diagnostics, Roche Diabetes Care, Roche Molecular Diagnostics and Roche Tissue Diagnostics (Ventana). The main location for Roche Professional Diagnostics is in Rotkreuz, Switzerland.

Roche Diagnostics
joint-stock company Edit this on Wikidata
IndustryIVD industry
Founded1896 Edit this on Wikidata
Headquarters
Rotkreuz
,
Switzerland
Websitediagnostics.roche.com

All business areas except Roche Applied Science focus on health care applications, targeting either physicians, hospitals and clinics, or consumers. Applied Science targets research settings in academia and pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.

Awards and honorsEdit

The firm was named by Fortune magazine as one of the top 100 companies to work from 2012 through 2017, citing that employee amenities "include an on-site medical clinic and fitness center, a $30,000 budget for intramural sports, and health insurance plans tiered to income levels."[1]

On March 13, 2020 Roche developed a FDA approved faster test to detect SARS-COV-2 within 3.5 hours[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/best-companies/2013/snapshots/89.html?iid=bc_lp_arrow1
  2. ^ www.ETHealthworld.com. "US regulators approve Roche's new and faster COVID-19 test - ET HealthWorld". ETHealthworld.com. Retrieved 2020-03-14.

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