Roche is a global pioneer in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics focused on advancing science to improve people's lives. The combined strengths of pharmaceuticals and diagnostics under one roof have made Roche the ...
Roche is a global pioneer in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics focused on advancing science to improve people's lives. The combined strengths of pharmaceuticals and diagnostics under one roof have made Roche the leader in personalised healthcare – a strategy that aims to fit the right treatment to each patient in the best way possible.
Roche is the world's largest biotech company, with truly differentiated medicines in oncology, immunology, infectious diseases, ophthalmology and diseases of the central nervous system. Roche is also the world leader in in vitro diagnostics and tissue-based cancer diagnostics, and a frontrunner in diabetes management.
Founded in 1896, Roche continues to search for better ways to prevent, diagnose and treat diseases and make a sustainable contribution to society. The company also aims to improve patient access to medical innovations by working with all relevant stakeholders. Thirty medicines developed by Roche are included in the World Health Organization Model Lists of Essential Medicines, among them life-saving antibiotics, antimalarials and cancer medicines. Roche has been recognised as the Group Leader in sustainability within the Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology & Life Sciences Industry ten years in a row by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI).
The Roche Group, headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, is active in over 100 countries and in 2017 employed about 94,000 people worldwide. In 2017, Roche invested CHF 10.4 billion in R&D and posted sales of CHF 53.3 billion. Genentech, in the United States, is a wholly owned member of the Roche Group. Roche is the majority shareholder in Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan. For more information, please visit http://www.roche.com/careers
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Roche is a pharmaceutical and diagnostics company that focused on improving people’s lives.
Roche Holding AG is the owner of F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd., a provider of in-vitro diagnostics and drugs for cancer and transplantation. It specializes in medicines for oncology, virology, inflammation, metabolism, CNS, clinical chemistry, immunology, urinalysis, blood screening, genetics, infectious diseases, and microbiology. F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. serves hospitals, research labs, private medical labs, practicing physicians, and patients.
Its products include cancer treatments, such as Avastin, Herceptin, and MabThera that are also effective in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, anemia, and osteoporosis. F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. also conducts research and development as well as production-related to molecular diagnostic reagents, test systems, and test kits. In addition, it provides automated instruments, software, consumables, and IT solutions used in in-vitro diagnostics and research.
Roche was established in 1896 and is based in Basel, Switzerland.