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Our Claim - Living up to Life

[To live up to – to fulfill a promise; to satisfy expectations; to master a challenge]

Our claim “Living up to Life” distills the essential elements of our brand vision into a concise motivational message. It stands for the values that guide us, our scientific spirit, the high standards we set for ourselves, our enthusiasm and ambition.

It also stands for life at the microstructure level that is the focus of the passionate work of our users; the secrets of that life are the impetus for fascinating research projects and patient day-to-day scientific work.

Our goal is to make a decisive contribution to our users’ efforts and meet the shared challenge in our respective professional lives with dedication. While we see our claim as our own objective, we also consider it to be a credible pledge to our partners and users.

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The "Values Maps" illustrate intriguing synergies between our values and place them into the context of a wide variety of interrelated topics from the history of the world.


Pioneering

Pioneering

Living up to Pioneering means to be driven by the vision of solutions beyond our present knowledge and by the ambition to be the first to discover them. This is the Leica Microsystems tradition of innovation — supporting ground-breaking research projects with new tools and insights, helping our users to further explore the microstructures of life.

High-end Quality

High-end Quality

Living up to High-end Quality means consistently meeting our defined standards; measurable quality standards based upon our users’ ever-changing needs for precision, reliability and safety. State-of-the-art standards as users focus on the building blocks of life.

Team Spirit

Team Spirit

Living up to Team Spirit means to appreciate that the Leica Microsystems’ culture always has been a consensus-seeking way of spirited individuals working together. And, to create a unique environment of sharing, openness and respect together with our users, striving for extraordinary results – and thus the fulfillment of professional life.

Dedication to Science

Dedication to Science

Living up to Dedication to Science means to really understand the nature of our users’ work and to transform their ideas and needs into innovative products. Moreover, being scientists ourselves, we share a commitment that involves some of the most fundamental and fascinating aspects of life.

Continuous Improvement

Continuous Improvement

Living up to Continuous Improvement means to systematically increase the efficiency of all processes. »Kaizen«, a new working method within Leica Microsystems, has quickly proven to benefit all involved, especially our customer, the user. In our daily work, Kaizen has become a way of life.