Roche

RocheHeadquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Roche is a leader in research-focused healthcare with combined strengths in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics. Roche is the world’s largest biotech company, with truly differentiated medicines in oncology, immunology, infectious diseases, ophthalmology and neuroscience. Roche is also the world leader in in vitro diagnostics and tissue-based cancer diagnostics, and a frontrunner in diabetes management. Roche's personalised healthcare strategy aims at providing medicines and diagnostics that enable tangible improvements in the health, quality of life and survival of patients. Founded in 1896, Roche has been making important contributions to global health for more than a century. Twenty-nine medicines developed by Roche are included in the World Health Organization Model Lists of Essential Medicines, among them life-saving antibiotics, antimalarials and chemotherapy.

In 2014, the Roche Group employed 88,500 people worldwide, invested 8.9 billion Swiss francs in R&D and posted sales of 47.5 billion Swiss francs. Genentech, in the United States, is a wholly owned member of the Roche Group. Roche is the majority shareholder in Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan.

www.roche.com.

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Roche reports solid sales growth in the first quarter of 2016 19 April 2016
FDA grants priority review for Roche's cancer immunotherapy atezolizumab in specific type of lung cancer 15 April 2016
FDA grants Roche's Cancer Immunotherapy Atezolizumab priority review for advanced bladder cancer 15 March 2016
U.S. FDA grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation for Roche's investigational medicine ocrelizumab in primary progressive multiple sclerosis 17 February 2016
Roche and Upsher-Smith announce license agreement to develop novel VAP-1 inhibitor 02 December 2015
Roche receives EU approval of Cotellic for use in combination with Zelboraf in advanced melanoma 25 November 2015
Roche to restructure its manufacturing network for small molecules 18 November 2015
Roche delivers strong sales growth in the first nine months of 2015 26 October 2015
Roche's ocrelizumab first investigational medicine to show positive pivotal study results in both relapsing and primary progressive forms of multiple sclerosis 09 October 2015
New Roche Esbriet data show clinical benefits of continued and long-term treatment in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) 01 October 2015
For the 7th year running, Roche ranked most sustainable healthcare company in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices 14 September 2015
"Roche Continents" fosters innovation in science and art 11 August 2015
Roche employees unite to raise funds for children in need 16 June 2015
Roche reports strong sales growth in the first quarter of 2015 23 April 2015
Roche acquires Signature Diagnostics to advance translational research for next generation sequencing (NGS) diagnostics 11 February 2015
Roche acquires Trophos to expand portfolio in neuromuscular disease with high medical need 20 January 2015
Roche enters a broad strategic collaboration with Foundation Medicine in the field of molecular information in oncology 12 January 2015
Roche to invest 450 million Swiss Francs in new diagnostic manufacturing facility in China 05 November 2014
Roche delivers solid sales growth for the first nine months of 2014 19 October 2014
Roche again ranked most sustainable healthcare company in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices 14 September 2014

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