Leica Microsystems

Leica Microsystems is a company that develops and manufactures microscopes and scientific instruments for the analysis of microstructures and nanostructures. It specializes in compound and stereo microscopy, digital microscopy, confocal laser scanning microscopy with related imaging systems, electron microscopy sample preparation, and surgical microscopes.
Parent CompanyDanaher
HQWetzlar, DE
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Leica Microsystems was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Wetzlar, DE
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Key People/Management at Leica Microsystems

Annette Rinck

Annette Rinck

Melanie Hammerschmidt-Broman

Melanie Hammerschmidt-Broman

Chief Financial Officer
Dominikus Hamann

Dominikus Hamann

General Counsel
Marc Orellou

Marc Orellou

Vice President Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance (RA/QA)
Fedja Bobanovic

Fedja Bobanovic

Vice President Global R&D and Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Beate Berns

Beate Berns

Vice President Global Human Resources
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Leica Microsystems Office Locations

Leica Microsystems has offices in Wetzlar, Mannheim, Lincolnshire, North Ryde and in 29 other locations
Wetzlar, DE (HQ)
Ernst-Leitz-Straße 17-37
Mannheim, DE
Am Friedenspl. 3
North Ryde, AU
level 3, building a/11 Talavera Rd
Wien, AT
Hernalser Hauptstraße 219
Machelen, BE
Pegasuslaan 5
Sao Paulo, BR
Condomínio Edifício Memorial Office Building - Rua Júlio Gonzalez, 132 - 92 - Barra Funda
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Leica Microsystems Financials and Metrics

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Leica Microsystems is a subsidiary of Danaher

Leica Microsystems Revenue

Leica Microsystems's revenue was reported to be €38.53 m in FY, 2020 which is a 19.1% increase from the previous period.
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Leica Microsystems Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Aivia SoftwareMarch 16, 2021
BioptigenJune 02, 2015
Leica Biosystems St. LouisMay 14, 2008

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Leica Microsystems News and Updates

Leica Microsystems Announces New Market Representation for the Midwestern U.S. Geography

Expanded long-term partnership to increase Leica Microsystems' ability to serve customers in this important geographical area DEERFIELD, Ill., May 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Leica Microsystems, a technology leader in microscope and image analysis solutions, announces an expanded market...

Leica Microsystems wins distinctive Red Dot design award

Emspira 3 visual inspection microscope recognized for innovative design

Leica Microsystems and SurgicalOne partnership expands to Mid-Atlantic geography

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., Dec. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Leica Microsystems, a technology leader in microscope and image analysis solutions, announces an increased market representation for its neurosurgical, spine, ophthalmic, otolaryngologic, dental and plastic reconstructive microscope sales....

Practical workshops: Unleash the value of microscopic data

In 4 sessions from September through November, the Aivia image analysis workshops will demonstrate how to extract deeper insights from 2D to 5D visualization data for cancer biology, neuroscience, cellular interactions, and developmental research.

New K3 microscope cameras cover analytical tasks quickly and reliably

The new K3 color and monochrome microscope cameras, which can be used for a wide range of life science and industrial applications, are now available from Leica Microsystems.

Simplicity, color accuracy, and real-time collaboration

Leica Microsystems launches the new Flexacam C3 microscope camera which allows users to save time when capturing, documenting, and sharing images. It turns a microscope into a stand-alone digital imaging station where a PC is no longer needed.
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Leica Microsystems Blogs

How to Adapt Grain Size Analysis of Metallic Alloys to Your Needs

Metallic alloys, such as steel and aluminum, have an important role in a variety of industries, including automotive and transportation. In this report, the importance of grain size analysis for alloy characterization is reviewed, along with a practical, flexible microscopy solution using a high-per…

How FRET/FLIM Biosensors and Lifetime Imaging Helped Identify the Importance of Zinc for Human B-Cell Development

In her latest studies, Dr. Mukta Deobagkar-Lele investigated the role of ZIP7, a zinc transporter protein, in modulating B cell activity and its effects on human immunity. During an interview with Dr. Luis Alvarez from Leica Microsystems, she describes the key findings of these studies published in …

Improved tree-ring visualization using autofluorescence

Autofluorescence can be a very practical tool for the visualization of growth rings in wood, especially when these structures are hard to distinguish, like in tropical trees. Tree rings are largely used for the investigation of growth rate, forest dynamics and management, paleoclimate and climate ch…

The Guide to STED Sample Preparation

This guide is intended to help users optimize sample preparation for stimulated emission depletion (STED) nanoscopy, specifically when using the TCS SP8 STED 3X nanoscope from Leica Microsystems. It gives an overview of fluorescent labels used for single color STED imaging and a ranking of their per…

Laser Microdissection Publication List

This monthly updated reference list demonstrates the major application fields for laser microdissection in life science research.

Webinar: Digital Classroom Options

As teachers, you know your big challenge is to catch and keep the students’ attention and the best chance for this is by making the environment interactive. In the case of the Microscopy Classroom, we can create an interactive environment using digital imaging components such as cameras, apps, and s…
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Leica Microsystems Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Leica Microsystems founded?

    Leica Microsystems was founded in 1997.

  • Who are Leica Microsystems key executives?

    Leica Microsystems's key executives are Annette Rinck, Melanie Hammerschmidt-Broman and Dominikus Hamann.

  • How many employees does Leica Microsystems have?

    Leica Microsystems has 60 employees.

  • What is Leica Microsystems revenue?

    Latest Leica Microsystems annual revenue is €38.5 m.

  • What is Leica Microsystems revenue per employee?

    Latest Leica Microsystems revenue per employee is €642.1 k.

  • Who are Leica Microsystems competitors?

    Competitors of Leica Microsystems include Harvard Bioscience, JEOL and ZEISS.

  • Where is Leica Microsystems headquarters?

    Leica Microsystems headquarters is located at Ernst-Leitz-Straße 17-37, Wetzlar.

  • Where are Leica Microsystems offices?

    Leica Microsystems has offices in Wetzlar, Mannheim, Lincolnshire, North Ryde and in 29 other locations.

  • How many offices does Leica Microsystems have?

    Leica Microsystems has 33 offices.