Virtual Worlds - From Science Fiction To Reality
As early as 2012, the Lab Design, Visualization & Virtual Reality (VR) department within Roche's Diagnostics division was venturing forward into a realm of true innovation. And with success: The technology used to create virtual worlds has revolutionised how the company presents its laboratory systems.
“Sometimes we manage to do the nearly impossible”
The manufacturing of drugs and diagnostic products requires seamless production processes that are fully automated. This is where the innovation pioneers from Manufacturing Service & Technology at the high-tech campus in Mannheim come in. Ronald Hofstadt and Andreas Trapp, technology experts with a passion, discuss their flagship projects, setbacks, and the value of global cooperation.
How a piece of construction paper led to a revolution in HIV diagnostics
Worldwide, only around 70 percent of patients infected with HIV are aware that they are even carrying the virus and less have the virus under control. This fatal information deficit is particularly widespread in the developing nations of Africa, where poor infrastructure seriously restricts access to reliable diagnostics. The cobas® Plasma Separation Card could make a real and lasting change to improving viral suppression. It is the product of courage and of passionate collaboration.
World Breast Cancer Day: much has been achieved, but more is possible
1st of October is World Breast Cancer Day!
Some 30 years ago, Roche and Genentech - in those days as US development partner - started with the research and development of several active substances for treating patients with HER2-positive breast cancer.
Refugee assistance at Roche in Germany
We see ourselves as an organization that supports people in need who need our help.
By offering a variety of entry opportunities, Roche wants to enable refugees to take their first step into the German labor market.
Roche fosters an international culture at its locations, aiming to make them attractive for talented employees from all around the world.
Multiple sclerosis: My story
At 29, I was ready to start the next chapter in my life with my fiancé. Little did I know that the new chapter was not as a healthy, happily married man. My engagement fell apart a month before my wedding. I tried to make sense of what had happened and I carried on with my life as much as I could, but the stress was overwhelming.
Roche Mannheim – the High-Tech Campus of the Roche Group
Quality, innovation and reliability provide the Mannheim site with a unique position within the Group. If you want to make a difference, you have come to the right place.
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