The Life Science Group develops, manufactures, and provides a wide range of laboratory instruments, apparatus, consumables, and reagents used for research in the growing fields of functional genomics, proteomics, drug discovery and manufacture, cell biology, food safety, and science education. The group ranks among the top five life science companies worldwide and is renowned for quality, innovation, and a long-standing focus on the success of its customers. These products are based on technologies used to separate, purify, identify, analyze, and amplify biological materials such as proteins, nucleic acids, cells, and bacteria. Technologies and applications include electrophoresis, imaging, multiplex immunoassay, chromatography, microbiology, bioinformatics, protein function analysis, transfection, flow cytometry, amplification, and real-time and digital PCR. Bio-Rad products support researchers in laboratories throughout the world.
The Clinical Diagnostics Group develops, manufactures, sells, and supports a large portfolio of products for medical screening and diagnostics. Bio-Rad is a leading specialty diagnostics company and its products are recognized as the gold standard for diabetes monitoring and quality control systems. The group is also well known for its blood virus testing and detection, blood typing, autoimmune and genetic disorders testing, and internet-based software products. Bio-Rad's clinical diagnostics products incorporate a broad range of technologies used to detect, identify, and quantify substances in bodily fluids and tissues. The results are used as aids to support medical diagnosis, detection, evaluation, and the monitoring and treatment of diseases and other medical conditions.