Roche in Australia

Throughout our 125-year history, Roche has grown into one of the world’s largest biotech companies, as well as a leading provider of in-vitro diagnostics and a global supplier of transformative innovative solutions across major disease areas. Our commitment to our people, partners, stakeholders and, most importantly, our patients remains as strong as it was on the first day of our journey.
For more than120 years, Roche has been committed to improving lives. The long term thinking of our founders has allowed us to stay true to this vision and shapes the way we make a difference in the lives of millions of patients around the world.

Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, we are a leader in research-focused healthcare with combined strengths in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics, our two core business areas.

We are the world’s largest biopharmaceutical company, with truly differentiated medicines in cancer, immunology, infectious diseases, ophthalmology and neuroscience.

Thirty-two medicines developed by Roche are included in the World Health Organisation Model Lists of Essential Medicines, among them antibiotics, anti-malarials and chemotherapy.

Roche is also the world leader in in vitro diagnostics and tissue-based cancer diagnostics, and a frontrunner in diabetes management.

We have been present in Australia for more than 65 years and are represented by our three divisions: Roche Pharmaceuticals; Roche Diagnostics and Roche Diabetes Care.

Roche Pharmaceuticals

Our pharmaceutical division employs more than 300 people and is based in the vibrant Barangaroo precinct of Sydney’s CBD. We are dedicated to the clinical development, registration, sales, marketing and distribution of innovative pharmaceutical medicines and invest around $46 million AUD in local pharmaceutical research and development each year. Australian patients have access to 49 Roche medicines, and we are one of the leading provider of cancer medicines in Australia by sales.

Roche Diagnostics

Roche Diagnostics is located at North Ryde and serves customers spanning the entire healthcare spectrum - including hospital and private commercial laboratories, physicians, and patients with conditions requiring them to self-test. Diagnostics allows laboratories to be the reliable partners that healthcare professionals need. It empowers doctors to make the right decisions for their patients at the right time; it allows people to have improved control over their health and wellbeing, and it gives payers and policymakers the confidence that they are investing in the right solutions for patients and the future of healthcare.

Roche Diabetes Care

Based in North Ryde, Roche Diabetes Care supports people with diabetes in Australia, as well as those at risk to help them achieve more time in their target range and experience true relief from the daily therapy routines. Under the brand Accu-Chek and in collaboration with partners, Roche Diabetes Care creates value by providing integrated solutions to monitor glucose levels, deliver insulin and track as well as contextualize relevant data points for a successful therapy. By establishing a leading open ecosystem, connecting devices, digital solutions, Roche Diabetes Care enables optimal personalised diabetes management and improved therapy outcomes. Roche acquired digital diabetes management platform, mySugr, which now provides Accu-Chek patients with resources to help them manage their condition.

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