Basel is one of the Roche Group's most important global centres of pharmaceutical research, and its primary location for research activities.more
The Roche Group – a global, research-focused healthcare group with combined strengths in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics – has been headquartered in Basel ever since it was founded in 1896.
The site has steadily developed alongside the company, contributing to ground-breaking medical successes for more than 115 years. Today, Basel/Kaiseraugst is one of the biggest Roche sites in the world with around 9,400 employees from more than 90 nations.
The entire value chain under one roof
Roche's Group and divisional management is based at the Basel/Kaiseraugst site. The site covers the entire value chain, from research and development through to production and marketing und does actively pursue research in two key areas: NORD (Neuroscience, Ophthalmology and Rare Diseases) and infectious diseases. Oncology (cancer research) is based in South San Francisco, USA.
Kaiseraugst is a key cornerstone of Roche's global production and logistics network. The state-of-the-art centre of excellence for sterile production and the world's largest packaging centre serve numerous customers in some 130 markets each year.
Excellence in science
A site with a future
Roche is a major employer in Basel, Kaiseraugst and the entire region, and is fully integrated into the city and municipality. Good relations with our neighbours and local residents' associations are therefore just as important to us as working with the local authorities.more
An inspiring place to work
Diversity has been shaping Roche's success for a long time. And diversity is driven primarily by our employees - their personalities, engagement, experiences, perspectives, and ideas feed our success every day.more
Building 1: An office building for the future
The office high-rise currently under construction, Building 1, is a key pillar of our site development strategy. With its straightforward yet unmistakable design, it blends in perfectly with the Roche grounds and the Basel cityscape. With 41 floors and workspace for around 2,000 employees, the office high-rise also shows a clear commitment to the Basel site.more
Roche invests for the future in its Basel site
Over the next 10 years, Roche will invest 3 billion Swiss francs in modern research infrastructure, attractive workplaces and sustainable site development.more
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