About Roche Diagnostics

Transforming the way diseases can be prevented, diagnosed and monitored

New age, new solutions

The advent of computers and digital record-keeping in the 1950s launched the digital revolution. We quickly realized this also heralded the dawn of a new age in laboratory medicine. In the 1960s, we acquired the electronic research unit of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA), the diagnostics unit of Chemische Fabrik Schweizerhalle, and device manufacturer Tegimenta. Together, they became the building blocks of our rapidly advancing lab technology.

Less than a decade later, we launched the world’s first automated laboratory diagnostics device: the cobas® Bio, an innovative centrifugal analyser for clinical chemistry. The cobas family created the multi-channel analyzer, the first instrument that allowed users to do several tests in parallel – a revolution in diagnostics. Since its introduction, cobas has become the industry’s standard bearer for quality and performance. We continue to bring innovative new solutions to the market.

Roland Digglemann

At Roche, we go beyond providing instruments and tests. We provide a diagnostics experience that brings you advanced technologies and medical value. We drive and embrace science that makes a real difference for patients.

Roland Diggelmann
CEO Roche Diagnostics

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