Life Sciences

The world leader in microscopes and scientific instruments

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Leica Microsystems develops leading-edge microscopes and scientific instruments to power technological advances and touch lives in meaningful ways across its Life Sciences, Industry and Medical divisions. Leica's M525 F40 surgical microscope was used in 2015 to complete the world's first bilateral hand transplant on a child. 

Founded as a family business in the 19th century, Leica has a long tradition of collaborating closely with the scientific community to drive innovation, drawing on its users’ ideas to create solutions tailored to their requirements. The company joined the Danaher portfolio in 2005.

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Leica Microsystems
Ernst-Leitz-Straße 17-37

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