Get to know Roche in brief
A pioneer in healthcare for nearly 120 years

A pioneer in healthcare for nearly 120 years

We are known for pharmaceutical medicines since the company was founded in 1896 in Basel, Switzerland. Today, Roche creates innovative medicines and diagnostic tests that help millions of patients globally.
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The leader in personalised healthcare

The leader in personalised healthcare

Roche was one of the first companies to bring targeted treatments to patients. With our combined strength in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics, we are better equipped than any other company to further drive personalised healthcare. Two-thirds of our R&D projects are being developed with companion diagnostics.
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The world’s largest biotech company

The world's largest biotech company

We are the world's number 1 in biotech with 14 biopharmaceuticals on the market. Over half of the compounds in our product pipeline are biopharmaceuticals, enabling us to deliver better-targeted therapies.
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The world’s leading provider of cancer treatments

The world’s leading provider of cancer treatments

We have been at the forefront of cancer research and treatment for over 50 years. Our medicines treat breast, skin, colon, ovarian, lung and numerous other cancers.
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The global market leader of in vitro diagnostics

The global market leader of in vitro diagnostics

We offer doctors profound information to guide treatments and to answer more patients’ questions than any other company. And our tests enable hospitals and labs to deliver that information quickly and reliably.
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A committed investor in innovation

A committed investor in innovation

We invest about 9 billion Swiss francs in research and development every year because innovation is our lifeblood. This is amongst the highest R&D spends in the world across all industries.
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A diverse workforce and a great place to work

A diverse workforce and a great place to work

We are a force of over 85,000 people working together across more than 150 countries. Roche is consistently ranked as employer of choice by its employees and by external institutions.
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