4 October 2023, Wetzlar, Germany - Leica Microsystems, a leading supplier of microscopes and scientific instruments, has entered into a cooperation agreement with the wheelchair basketball club RSV Lahn-Dill, thus strengthening its commitment to inclusive sports. As a new platinum partner, the logo of the internationally active company will adorn, among other things, the spoke protectors of the World Cup winner over the next three years.
RSV Lahn-Dill is the most successful European club in its sport - as evidenced by 14 national championship titles, seven European Champions League triumphs and one World Cup victory.
"Top performance and innovative strength are part of Leica Microsystems' DNA. Every day, we strive for top performance. With a lot of passion, expertise and innovative technologies and solutions, we help scientists and medical professionals to positively influence people's health. Demonstrating social responsibility and standing up for respect, tolerance and diversity as a company is a matter of course for us. As a globally active company, we are pleased to be able to support the internationally successful RSV Lahn-Dill. Together, we want to celebrate top successes in the future and promote values such as respect, tolerance and diversity," said Dr. Annette Rinck, President of Leica Microsystems, affirming the newly formed partnership.
"We are extremely happy to have gained another partner with a global reputation in Leica Microsystems, which combines innovation and social responsibility in an exemplary manner with its international network and at the same time its history in Wetzlar. The corporate values of Leica Microsystems and those of RSV Lahn-Dill are a perfect match," said RSV Managing Director Andreas Joneck.
One of the highlights of the 2023/24 season took place yesterday at Leica Microsystems - the team presentation. In front of around 150 invited guests, the team of two women and nine men presented itself with two new additions.
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 six 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.