Roche is a global pioneer in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics focused on advancing science to improve people’s lives. The biotech giant offers differentiated medicines in oncology, immunology, infectious diseases, ophthalmology and diseases of the central nervous system. Roche is also a global leader in in vitro diagnostics and tissue-based cancer diagnostics, and a front-runner in diabetes management.
Founded in 1896, the company also aims to improve patient access to medical innovations by working with all relevant stakeholders. More than 30 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. The Roche Group, headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, has had a presence in Singapore since 1973.