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
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.
Light bulb moments in multiple sclerosis (MS)
Discover light bulb moments in multiple sclerosis (MS) and how Roche research influences lifes of MS patients.
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.
I am an asthmatic who suffers and also my daughter suffers dramatically from asthma. What drives me, is the ability to make a meaningful difference in the lives of patients like my daughter, around the world, and even myself.
Tails were thumping with delight when Roche Pharma UK launched their official Charity of the Year: Medical Detection Dogs. This British charity is dedicated to training dogs in the detection and recognition of human disease by odor.
Antibodies (or immunoglobulins) are essential building blocks of life and guarantors of human (and animal) health. They combat invading pathogens such as viruses, bacteria or toxins before these can do harm. Antibodies have now also become indispensable in medicine - both as highly specific active substances in latest generation drugs and as the basis of dependable diagnostic tests.
Personalized Healthcare inconceivable without biomarkers.
Raja Amasheh is not a big woman but her slight figure hides a will of iron. Her inner strength has made this Partner & Product Care Manager a success, not just within the Roche environment.
Therapy-oriented biomarkers are necessary in order to best adapt cancer therapies to the individual patient and to his or her disease. What is Roche contributing to this field? What new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches are under consideration?
This inspired Dr. Peter Diziol to conceive a new type of art tour which makes paintings accessible to blind and visually impaired people.
Powerful machines. Meet the Roche engineers.
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