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.

Employee Rating

3.3
TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyDanaher
HQWetzlar, DE
Founded1997
Websiteleica-microsystems.com
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Leica Microsystems was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Wetzlar, DE

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Key People/Management at Leica Microsystems

Markus Lusser

Markus Lusser

President
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, Lincolnshire, Macquarie Park, Wien and in 28 other locations
Wetzlar, DE (HQ)
Ernst-Leitz-Straße 17-37
Macquarie Park, AU
Level 2, Building B/11 Talavera Rd
Wien, AT
Hernalser Hauptstraße 219
Machelen, BE
Pegasuslaan 5
Vaughan, CA
71 Four Valley Dr, Concord
Beijing, CN
Room 858, Office Building, Nikko Hotel, Beijing New Century, No. 6 South Road, Capital Stadium
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Leica Microsystems Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1997
Leica Microsystems is a subsidiary of Danaher

Leica Microsystems Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

95/100

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Leica Microsystems Online and Social Media Presence

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Leica Microsystems Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    72/100

  • CEO Rating

    C-

    63/100

  • Compensation

    B

    73/100

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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 Markus Lusser, Melanie Hammerschmidt-Broman and Dominikus Hamann.

  • How many employees does Leica Microsystems have?

    Leica Microsystems has 2,256 employees.

  • Who are Leica Microsystems competitors?

    Competitors of Leica Microsystems include Olympus, Sigvaris Group and Cardiac Science.

  • 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, Lincolnshire, Macquarie Park, Wien and in 28 other locations.

  • How many offices does Leica Microsystems have?

    Leica Microsystems has 32 offices.