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Press Releases

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Vienna branch of Leica Microsystems celebrates 140th anniversary


Specialists in electron microscope sample preparation workflows

Microscopy Today 2016 Innovation Award for Leica Digital LightSheet solution


Light sheet and confocal microscopy combined for long-term imaging of sensitive samples

Precision in premium cataract surgery


Leica Microsystems launches IOLcompass Pro intraocular lens positioning system

Usability Champion Leica DVM6


Leica Microsystems presents Red Dot award-winning digital microscope at Control 2016

Leica sCMOS microscope camera for imaging live cells under near-native conditions


Wetzlar, Germany. Leica Microsystems launches the Leica DFC9000, a monochrome microscope camera with a highly sensitive third-generation sCMOS sensor. The camera enables researchers to image live cells under near-native conditions, allowing them to...

Leica Bioimaging Center


Leica Microsystems and the Biomedical Center (BMC) in Munich open Core Facility Bioimaging for Applied Cell Research

Leica Microsystems Receives Award as Technology Leader


Frost & Sullivan recognizes subsidiary Bioptigen for their product innovation in OCT

Leica receives FDA approval for EnFocus OCT


Leica Microsystems’ subsidiary Bioptigen receives FDA’s 510(k) clearance for EnFocus

Instantly see the true nature with HyVolution for confocal microscopy


Leica TCS SP8 with HyVolution for greatest fidelity in multicolor confocal imaging

Pushing the boundaries of sight


Leica Microsystems Launches New Ophthalmic Microscope Platform at AAO in Las Vegas

About Leica Microsystems

Leica Microsystems develops and manufactures microscopes and scientific instruments for the analysis of microstructures and nanostructures. Ever since the company started as a family business in the nineteenth century, its instruments have been widely recognized for their optical precision and innovative technology. It is one of the market leaders in compound and stereo microscopy, digital microscopy, confocal laser scanning microscopy with related imaging systems, electron microscopy sample preparation, and surgical microscopes.

Leica Microsystems has seven major plants and product development sites around the world. The company is represented in over 100 countries, has sales and service organizations in 20 countries, and an international network of distribution partners. Its headquarters are located in Wetzlar, Germany.

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