The mission statements below from top biotechnology firms can give you insight on how firms in your industry are driving excellence in their organizations. A great mission is foundational for future growth and can set the tone in attracting good biotech partners, regardless of your speciality…Biotech consulting, manufacturing, or research and development.

Advaxis, Inc. 305 College Road East Princeton, NJ 08540

Slogan / Motto Teaching the immune system to fight cancer

Description Adavaxis,Inc. is a biotechnology company that develops technologies that stimulate the immune system to fight aganist any cancer cells

Mission Statement Our mission is to continue to set the foundation to become the industry leader in immunotherapy drug development and HPV-associated cancer research

Aptose Biosciences, Inc. 2 Meridian Road Toronto, Ontario Canada, M9W 4Z7

Description Aptose Biosciences, a science-driven biotechnology firm advances first-in-class therapeutics in order to treat serious life-threatening cancers such as acute myeloid leukemia, high risk myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) and other hematologic malignancies.

Mission Statement Aptose’s mission is driven by scientific vision and clinical acumen, and supported by a distinguished clinical development team and advisors

ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 26 Landsdowne Street Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139-4234 USA

Description ARIAD Pharmaceuticals Inc. is an oncology company that focuses on discovering, developing and commercializing medicines for cancer patients. It provides a tyrosine kinase inhibitor known as Iclusig (ponatinib) that is used for the treatment of adult patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) as well as Philadelphia chromosome-positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia in the US. It was founded in 1991.

Mission Statement Our mission is to discover, develop and commercialize small-molecule medicines to treat cancer in patients with the greatest unmet medical need, those with aggressive cancers where current therapies are inadequate

Aastrom Biosciences, Inc. Domino’s Farms, Lobby K 24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Slogan / Motto Developing hope….

Description Aastrom Biosciences, Inc. treats severe conditions with therapies developed from a patients’ own bone marrow. This reduces rejection possibilities and does away with the risk associated with the use of strong immunosuppresive drugs.

Mission Statement We are committed to helping people with severe diseases and conditions realize the promise of patient-specific, expanded cellular therapies

Acceleron Pharma Inc. 128 Sidney Street Cambridge, MA 02139

Description Acceleron Pharma a pharmaceutical company that researches and manufactures medicine that is used in the treatment of cancer and other terminal diseases.

Mission Statement Our mission is to bring life-changing therapies to patients in need.

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. 420 Saw Mill River Road, Ardsley, NY United States 10502

Description Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that researches and develops products that help people with neurological disorders

Mission Statement To develop therapies that could restore neurological function and improve the lives of people with neurological disorders.

Agenus Inc. 3 Forbes Road Lexington, MA 02421-7305

Description Agenus Inc. is a cancer research company specialising in the manufacture of medication that strengthens the immune system to fight cancer cells.

Mission Statement At its core, the work we do at Agenus is focused on two goals: (1) discover, develop and commercialize immunotherapeutics, and (2) partner and collaborate with leading institutions and companies to realize the full potential of cutting-edge immunotherapies

Amgen Inc. One Amgen Center Drive Thousand Oaks, CA 91320-1799

Description Founded in 1980, Amgen Inc. is a biotechnology company that focuses on discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering human therapeutics for inflammation, hematology, bone health, oncology, cardiovascular, nephrology and general medicine globally. It applies advanced human genetics to understand the principles of human biology, hence unravelling the complications brought about by serious diseases.

Mission Statement Amgen strives to serve patients by transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health or even save lives. In everything we do, we aim to fulfill our mission to serve patients

ARCA biopharma, Inc. 11080 CirclePoint Rd., Suite 140, Westminster, CO 80020

Description ARCA biopharma is a company that engages in developing genetically-targeted therapies to treat cardiovascular diseases. It has a lead product candidate, GencaroTM which is an investigational and a pharmacologically unique beta-blocker and vasodilator that is developed to prevent atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients diagnosed with heart failure and Reduced Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction (HFREF).

Mission Statement ARCA’s Mission … to develop and commercialize genetically-tailored therapies for heart failure and other cardiovascular diseases.

Avalanche Biotechnologies, Inc. 1035 O’Brien Drive, Suite A Menlo Park, CA 94025

Description Avalanche is a clinical-stage biotechnology company that develops gene therapies using their gene therapy platform, the Ocular BioFactory’ for patients with ophthalmic diseases.

Mission Statement Avalanche is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on discovering and developing novel gene therapies to transform the lives of patients with sight-threatening ophthalmic diseases. Using a next generation gene therapy platform, the Ocular BioFactory’, the Company is developing products designed to provide long-term benefit or a functional cure by inducing a sustained expression of a therapeutic protein with a one-time administration in the eye.

Bioanalytical Systems, Inc. Purdue Research Park 2701 Kent Avenue West Lafayette, IN 47906 USA

Slogan / Motto A Team You Can Trust

Description BASi (Bioanalytical Systems, Inc.) provides contract research services and niche instrumentation to life sciences industries, primarily in drug research and development. Established in 1974 and with headquarters in West Lafayette, Indiana, it was founded by a Purdue University chemistry professor and a group of his doctoral level students. BASi became a public company in 1997.

Mission Statement It is the vision and mission of BASi to be the leading provider of professional, technical and scientific resources to the drug discovery industry, in service to our clients and to our shareholders.

Biogen Idec Inc. 225 Binney Street Cambridge, MA 02142

Description Biogen Idec Inc. is a company that engages in discovering, developing, manufacturing and marketing therapies for treating Multiple Sclerosis (MS), haemophilia, autoimmune disorders and neurodegenerative diseases in the United Sates as well as Internationally. It has collaboration agreements with Acorda Therapeutics, Inc., Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB, Sangamo Biosciences and Genentech, Inc. It was founded in 1985.

Mission Statement At Biogen Idec, our mission is to discover, develop and deliver to patients worldwide innovative therapies for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, hematologic conditions and autoimmune disorders.

BioLife Solutions, Inc. 3303 Monte Villa Parkway Suite 310 Bothell, WA 98021 USA

Slogan / Motto Biopreservation Tools For Cells, Tissues, and Organs

Description BioLife Solutions, Inc. is a company that focuses on developing, manufacturing, and marketing hypothermic storage cryopreservation solutions for cells as well as tissues. It produces products that are protein-free and serum-free solutions and they’re formulated in order to reduce delayed onset cell damage, preservation induced or death. The company was founded in 1987, and is headquartered in Bothell, Washington.

Mission Statement We strive to be the leading provider of biopreservation tools for cells, tissues, and organs; to facilitate basic and applied research and commercialization of new therapies by maintaining the health and function of biologic source material and fi nished products during the preservation process.

Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. 605 Third Avenue, 34th Floor New York NY 10158

Description BrainStorm (NASDAQ:BCLI) is a biotechnology company that develops autologous stem cell therapies for highly debilitating neurodegenerative diseases such as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease), Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Parkinson’s Disease (PD). The company has offices both in New York City, USA and Petack Tiva, Israel.

Mission Statement BrainStorm is developing autologous, adult stem cell therapies to treat a variety of debilitating neurodegenerative diseases, such as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease), Parkinson’s Disease (PD), and Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Our approach uses the patient’s own bone marrow to generate specialized NeuroTrophic Factor (NTF)-secreting cells, which are then transplanted into the spine or muscles, to protect existing motor neurons, promote new motor neuron growth, and re-establish nerve-muscle interaction. We are committed to developing an effective treatment that will overcome the devastating effects of neurodegenerative disease.

BSD Medical Corporation 2188 West 2200 South Salt Lake City, Utah 84119-1326 United States

Description BSD Medical Corporation is a company that mainly deals with developing, manufacturing, marketing and servicing systems for treatment of cancer as well as benign diseases by using heat therapy delivered through microwave energy and radio-frequency (RF) energy in the United States and Internationally. The company was founded in 1978 and it is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah in United States.

Mission Statement Our mission is to develop the full spectrum of medical uses for our special competence in precision-focused RF/microwave systems, and to broadly apply the utilization of our technology to treat cancer and benign diseases and conditions

CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 9620 Medical Center Drive Suite 300 Rockville, MD 20850

Description CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical stage pharmaceutical firm that engages in developing therapeutics for treatment of cancer as well as other diseases in the United States and China. Its leading drug candidate comprise of Aurora A, ENMD-2076, and angiogenic kinase inhibitor for treating cancer. Initially, the company was known as EntreMed, Inc. before changing it to CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in June, 2014. It was founded in 1991, and is based in Rockville, Maryland.

Mission Statement Our mission is to become an integrated biopharmaceutical company with significant market share in China, while establishing partnerships for global development and commercialization.

Cellular Dynamics International, Inc. 525 Science Drive Madison, WI 53711

Description James A. Thomson, Craig T. January, Timothy J. Kamp and Igor Slukvin are the founders of Cellular Dynamics International, (CDI). It main job is to develop and manufacture human cells from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells).

Mission Statement Cellular Dynamics International’s (CDI) mission is to provide access to biologically relevant and predictive human biology

CEPHEID 904 Caribbean Drive Sunnyvale , CA 94089 United States

Description Cepheid is a company that deals with molecular diagnostics and is aimed at improving healthcare from developing to manufacture and marketing of molecular systems.

Mission Statement To enable molecular diagnostic testing of any patient specimen on a centralized or disseminated basis, thereby enabling medical providers to identify and treat diseases early, increasing opportunities to improve patients’ survival and quality of life

China Biologic Products, Inc. 18F,Jialong International Tower,No.19 Chaoyang Park ,Chaoyang District, Beijing 100125 China

Mission Statement Our mission is to become a world-class biopharmaceutical company focused on saving lives

Cleveland BioLabs, Inc. 73 High Street Buffalo, NY 14203

Description Cleveland Biolabs, Inc. (Nasdaq:cbli) is an inventive biopharmaceutical organization trying to create first-in-class pharmaceuticals intended to address infections with critical unmet therapeutic need.

Mission Statement CBLI’s mission is to develop and commercialize innovative drugs to treat cancer and protect healthy tissues from radiation, chemotherapy or ischemic conditions, using revolutionary scientific concepts developed at CBLI and in collaboration with distinguished academic partners

Compugen Ltd. Compugen, Ltd. 72 Pinchas Rosen St. Tel Aviv, Israel 69512

Description Compugen Ltd is a company involved in the research and manufacture and supply of drugs that are used in the fields of cancer and immunology.

Mission Statement Compugen Inc.’s mission is to translate our growing portfolio of novel oncology and immunology targets into promising monoclonal antibody (mAb) therapeutics for licensing and partnering.

CONMED Corporation CONMED Corporation 525 French Road Utica, NY 13502

Slogan / Motto A World of Solutions.

Description CONMED Corporation is a company that supplies surgical instruments and related products to doctors enablingthem to do their work efficiently.

Mission Statement Our mission is to improve the quality of healthcare by designing, producing and marketing innovative, high quality products.

ContraFect Corporation

Description ContraFect Corporation is a biotechnology company specialising in the research and development of protein therapeutics to treat drug resistant infections.

Mission Statement To address treatments for life-threatening, drug-resistant infections

EnteroMedics Inc. 2800 Patton Road, St. Paul, Minnesota 55113

Description Founded in 2002, Enteromedics Inc. is a development stage medical stage company that designs, and develops that apply neuroblocking technology that is used for treatment of obesity and metabolic illnesses as well as other gastrointestinal disorders. The neuroblocking technology uses electrical impulses to block the vagus nerve. It’s based in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Mission Statement EnteroMedics is committed to the delivery of safe, effective and sustainable therapies that address the growing global health crises associated with the increased prevalence of obesity and metabolic diseases, including diabetes and hypertension.

EXACT Sciences Corporation 441 Charmany Drive, Madison, WI 53719

Description Exact Science Corporation is a molecular diagnostics company that develops diagnostic screening products that are needed for detecting as well as preventing cancer and colorectal pre-cancer. It develops a colorectal cancer screening test that is non-invasive stool-based DNA known as the Cologuard. It is used for pre-cancerous lesion tests and polyp’s tests, as well as the four stages involved in colorectal cancer. It was founded in 1995.

Mission Statement To partner with healthcare providers, payers, patients and advocacy groups to eradicate colorectal cancer.

Fate Therapeutics, Inc. 3535 General Atomics Court, San Diego, CA 92121

Slogan / Motto Guiding Cells to Improve Life

Description Founded in 2007, Fate Therapeutics Inc. is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical firm that engages in discovering and developing pharmacologic modulators that treat orphan illnesses. These modulators are obtained from adult stem cells. The company’s hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) modulation platform deals with ex vivo pharmacologic optimization on hematopoietic stem cells. It’s headquartered in San Diego, California.

Mission Statement Fate’s mission is to unite our unmatched knowledge of stem cell biology and a relentless pursuit of new mechanisms of therapeutic intervention for the development of innovative pharmaceuticals that modulate pathways of cell fate.

Galectin Therapeutics Inc. 4960 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard Suite 240 Norcross, Georgia 30071

Description Galectin Therapeutics is a biotechnology company focused on developing therapies based on galectin proteins, for the treatment of fibrosis and cancer.

Mission Statement Develop proprietary carbohydrate compounds with the potential to significantly improve treatments for cancer, liver, inflammatory and microbial diseases. This improvement is based on identifying and exploiting the unique biological specificity carbohydrates have for disease receptors.

Gilead Sciences, Inc. 333 Lakeside Drive Foster City, CA 94404

Slogan / Motto A research-based biopharmaceutical company

Description Gilead is a biopharmaceutical research company, specialized in care for pacients with life-threatening diseases. It was founded in 1987 and has offices in North and South America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.

Mission Statement To discover, develop and commercialize therapeutics that advance patient care, while challenging employees to make a difference and building a thriving worldwide enterprise. – See more at:

Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. Halozyme Therapeutics 11388 Sorrento Valley Road San Diego, CA 92121


Description Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that researches on enzymes and manufactures enzyme based drugs that help in the treatment of cancer, diabetic and skin diseases.

Mission Statement Halozyme Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing and commercializing innovative products that advance patient care.

Heska Corporation 3760 Rocky Mountain Ave, Loveland, CO 80538, United States

Description Heska manufactures dignostic and testing systems and therapies for veterinary use. It has locations in the U.S. and Switzerland and its products are available worldwide, through a network of distributors.

Mission Statement to make a difference in companion animal health by providing products and services that are reliable and valuable. We will always work to build relationships and earn trust by delivering the utmost in support with integrity and professionalism.

Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 167 Sidney Street Cambridge, MA 02139

Description Idera is a team of hard-working, goal-oriented people who strive to contribute to quality health care in the treatment of serious diseases.

Mission Statement Idera is a team of hard-working, goal-oriented people who strive to contribute to quality health care in the treatment of serious diseases.

Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 675 West Kendall Street Cambridge, MA 02142

Description Momenta is a biotechnology company focused on developing generic and biosimilar drugs. It was founded in 2001.

Mission Statement Our mission is to foster communication and provide tools to sustain a culture that reflects our company values.

Novavax, Inc. 20 Firstfield Road Gaithersburg, MD 20878 USA

Description Founded in 1987, Novavax is a biopharmaceutical company developing vaccines. It specializes in recombinant protein nanoparticle vaccines for use in the treatment of several infectious diseases, such as the Avian Flu.

Mission Statement Our Mission Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company creating novel vaccines to address a broad range of infectious diseases worldwide. Using innovative virus-like particle (VLP) and recombinant nanoparticle technology, as well as new and efficient manufacturing approaches, the company produces potent vaccine candidates to combat diseases, with the goal of allowing countries to better prepare for and more effectively respond to rapidly spreading infections.

NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 550 Hills Drive Bedminster, NJ 07921 USA

Description NPS Pharma was founded in 1986 and is a biopharmaceutical company focused on therapies for rare conditions, such as short-bowel syndrome.

Mission Statement Our Mission Pioneer and deliver innovative therapies that transform the lives of patients with rare diseases worldwide.

OXiGENE, Inc. 701 Gateway Blvd, Suite 210 South San Francisco, CA 94080

Description Oxigene is a biopharmaceutical company specialized in developing anti-vascular drugs for use by cancer patients.

Mission Statement our mission of advancing the science of VDAs and developing new therapeutics that address the significant unmet medical needs of patients.

Qiagen N.V. Handelsregister: Amtsgericht D’sseldorf HRB 45822 USt-IdNr.: DE 121386819

Description Qiagen is a biotechnology company that offers sample and assay solutions to customers active in molecular diagnostics, applied testing, pharmacology and research. It was founded in 1984 in Germany.

Mission Statement Our mission is to enable our customers to achieve outstanding success and breakthroughs in life sciences, applied testing, pharma, and molecular diagnostics. We thereby make improvements in life possible.

Techne Corporation 614 McKinley Place NE Minneapolis, MN 55413 USA

Description Founded in 1976 as R&D Systems, Bio-Techne is a biotechnology company focused on laboratory research, translational research and diagnostic manufacturing. They operate under multiple brands and have facilities in the United States, the United Kingdom and China.

Mission Statement To provide the Life Sciences community with innovative, high-quality scientific tools to better understand biological processes and drive discovery.

TrovaGene, Inc. 11055 Flintkote Avenue San Diego, CA 92121 USA

Slogan / Motto Cell-free Molecular Diagnostics

Description Trovagene, founded in 1999, is specialized in oncology products, used in cancer monitoring and cancer mutation detection.

Mission Statement targeting medical conditions in which the standard of care requires samples that are difficult, painful, invasive or dangerous to obtain and analyze, as well as conditions for which no diagnostic tests currently exist

ICON plc South County Business Park Leopardstown Dublin 18, Ireland

Description Icon is a clinical research organization company. It offers pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies solutions for drug development.

Mission Statement At ICON our mission is to help our customers accelerate the development of drugs that save lives and improve the quality of life

National Research Corporation 1245 Q St. Lincoln, NE 68508

Description Founded in 1981, National Research Company provides solutions for improving the quality of care in the healthcare industry, by conducting patient and employee surveys.

Mission Statement Mission Statement: Empowering Customer-Centric Healthcare Across the Continuum

PAREXEL International Corporation

Description PAREXEL is a clinical research organization, offering services for developing and commercializing biopharmaceuticals. It is active globally, with 81 locations in 51 countries.

Mission Statement PAREXEL’s mission is to combine the strength of our expertise, experience and innovation to advance the worldwide success of the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries in preventing and curing disease.

Cyberonics, Inc. 100 Cyberonics Boulevard, Houston, Texas USA 77058

Slogan / Motto Medication is not your only option

Description Cyberonics is a medical technology company working with neuromodulation. It’s responsible for the development of the Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy system for treating epilepsy, which it markets globally.

Mission Statement To advance device-based solutions that improve the lives of people with epilepsy and their families

Fonar Corporation 110 Marcus Drive Melville, NY 11747

Slogan / Motto Inventor of the UPRIGHT Multi-Position MRI

Description FONAR is a medical device manufacturer, focused on MRI scanners. It was founded in 1978 as the first company to offer such products.

Mission Statement The mission of my clinic, Medical Diagnostic Upright (MDU) MRI, is to serve the local, as well as ex-pat population, with the ultimate in cutting-edge technology, one that is American manufactured, is the ultimate in patient comfort and luxury, and has unparalleled superiority in weight-bearing MRI diagnostics

Imris Inc 100-1370 Sony Place Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada, R3T 1N5

Slogan / Motto Image Guided Therapy Solutions

Description Imris provides image-guided therapy solutions based on MRI, CT an fluoroscopy. Its main product is the VISIUS Surgical Theathre, which is designed to be used in operating rooms and offers intraoperative imaging to surgeons.

Mission Statement Our mission is to provide image guided therapy solutions that enhance the quality of clinical procedures and improve outcomes for patients. Our application-specific solutions assist clinicians in treating neurological and cardiovascular’conditions.

Masimo Corporation 40 Parker Irvine, CA 92618

Slogan / Motto Closer to the Heart

Description Masimo Corporation was founded in 1985 and is a medical technology company specializing in manufacture of noninvasive technologies available worlwide.

Mission Statement For more than 20 years now, Masimo has been focused on a singular mission’to create noninvasive patient monitoring technologies that are more effective and reliable and to improve patient outcomes and reduce the cost of care by bringing these technologies to new sites and applications.

Natus Medical Incorporated 1501 Industrial Road San Carlos, CA 94070 USA

Description Founded in 1989 and present in over 100 countries, Natus Medical Incorporated manufactures and services medical devices. Its products have applications in newborn care, neurology, sleep, hearing and balance conditions.

Mission Statement Our mission is to improve outcomes and patient care in target markets through innovative screening, diagnostic and treatment solutions.

Novadaq Technologies Inc 11091 Corsia Trieste Way, Unit 201 Bonita Springs, Florida, United States 34135

Description Novadaq offers point of care fluorescence imaging solutions for surgeons. It was founded in 2000 and has offices in the United States and Canada.

Mission Statement Enabling surgeons with clinically-relevant, innovative fluorescence imaging solutions to enhance the lives of patients and their surgeons, while reducing health care costs, is Novadaq’s global mission.

NxStage Medical, Inc. Corporate Headquarters 350 Merrimack Street Lawrence, MA 01843

Description NxStage is a company that develops renal care solutions. Founded in 1998, NxStage is specialized in home hemodialysis.

Mission Statement Realizing the promise of more frequent home hemodialysis is at the heart of our mission. To achieve this goal, we’re working closely and successfully with the entire chronic renal care community, from patients and care partners to medical professionals and researchers to government officials concerned with reimbursement issues.

PhotoMedex, Inc. 100 Lakeside Drive Suite 100 Horsham, PA 19044

Slogan / Motto Delivering the Science of Skin Healtt. Innovatively. Globally.

Description PhotoMedex offers medical devices for dermatologists. Its products are focused on disease management and skin rejuvenation.

Mission Statement Our Purpose, to provide branded dermatological solutions of superior value to improve patients’ lives now and into the future,

The Spectranetics Corporation 9965 Federal Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80921

Slogan / Motto Always Reaching Farther

Description Spectranetics, founded in 1984, offers laser devices for use in vascular surgical interventions.

Mission Statement Spectranetics develops, manufactures, markets and distributes single-use medical devices used in minimally invasive procedures within the cardiovascular system. The Company’s Vascular Intervention business line manufactures and sells a range of peripheral and cardiac laser catheters for ablation of stenosed and occluded arteries above and below the knee and within coronary arteries.

Thoratec Corporation 6035 Stoneridge Drive Pleasanton, CA 94588 USA

Description Thoratec develops mechanical circulatory support for use in advanced heart failure. The company has locations in the United States, the United Kingdom and Switzerland.

Mission Statement to advance the treatment of heart failure and the field of mechanical circulatory support

Vision-Sciences, Inc. 40 Ramland Road Orangeburg, NY 10962

Slogan / Motto Redefining Endoscopy

Description Vision-Sciences, founded in 1987, is specialized in flexible endoscopy devices for medical and industrial use. The company’s industrial products are handled by its subsidiary, Machida.

Mission Statement Our mission is to provide the highest quality endoscopic and imaging technologies to the medical and healthcare communities. We are dedicated to the development of innovative, high performance endoscopy solutions for practitioners and, by promoting our EndoSheath’ Technology, expanding the opportunity for patients to receive safe and efficient endoscopy procedures.

Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. 53 Frontage Road, Suite 220 Hampton, NJ 08827

Description Celldex Therapeutics is a company aimed at addressing devastating diseases where there’s inadequate treatment. Its pipeline comprises immunomodulators, therapeutic antibodies, vaccines and antibody drug conjugates, all which are believed to serve patient populations with unmet medical needs successfully.

Mission Statement Our programs are specifically aimed at patient populations with high unmet medical need’including many underserved or completely un-served orphan indications

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. One IDEXX Drive Westbrook, Maine 04092 United States

Description Idexx Laboratories is a biotechnology company that researches and manufactures products used by vets to treat animals efectively

Mission Statement To strengthen the profession, we’re here to strengthen the bonds

Myriad Genetics, Inc. 320 Wakara Way Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Description Myriad, founded in 1991, is a genomic company that develops molecular diagnostic products. It is specialized in solutions for cancer diagnostics.

Mission Statement At Myriad, our goal is to make a difference in patients’ lives and our work has been guided by this mission throughout the Company’s history.

OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Inc. 1522 217th Place SE, Suite 100 Bothell, WA 98021

Description OncoGenex is a drug manufacturer focused on solutions for making cancer therapy more effective against treatment resistance. It was founded in 2000, in Canada.

Mission Statement OncoGenex’ mission is to meet the challenge of treatment resistance through the development and commercialization of first-in-class, innovative therapies that have the potential to redefine treatment outcomes for patients with a variety of cancers.

Quotient Limited Quotient 301 South State Street Suite S-204 Newtown, PA 18940

Slogan / Motto Transforming Trasfusion Diagnostics

Description Quotient provides transfusion diagnostics products. It is focused on blood banking reagents.

Mission Statement Our Mission is to provide quality, innovative and high-value transfusion diagnostics to customers worldwide. Joining Quotient is an opportunity to start at the beginning of a new era and become part of the team which will shape the future of the company to achieve our Mission.

Trinity Biotech plc IDA Business Park, Bray, Co Wicklow, Ireland

Slogan / Motto Your Diagnostics Partner

Description Trinity Biotech, founded in 1992, is specialized in manufacturing diagnostic test kits used in detecting infectious diseases, sexually transmitted diseases, autoimmune and haemoglobin disorders and diabetes.

Mission Statement becoming a leading player in the international diagnostics industry

Venaxis, Inc. 1585 South Perry Street Castle Rock, CO 80104

Description Venaxis is a diagnostics company, specialized in developing in vitro multi-biomarker diagnostic tests.

Mission Statement focused on developing and commercializing its unique multi-biomarker diagnostic test, the APPY1′ Test

Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc. 3950 S. Country Club Road Suite 470 Tucson, AZ 85714

Slogan / Motto Culture free microbiology

Description Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc. is a diagnostic company that comes up with solutions that help to identify germs fast and accurately.

Mission Statement Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXDX) is an in vitro diagnostics company dedicated to providing solutions for the global challenge of drug resistant organisms and hospital acquired infections.

Affymetrix, Inc. 3420 Central Expressway Santa Clara, CA 95051

Slogan / Motto Biology for a better world

Description Affymetrix, Inc. is a research company that specialises in biology producing products that sciencetists use to create drugs that in the medical and agricultural fields for human wellness.

Mission Statement Our mission is to enable the translation of biological knowledge into routine practice.

Bruker Corporation 40 Manning Road, Manning Park Billerica, MA 01821

Slogan / Motto Innovation with Integrity

Description Together with its subsidiaries, Bruker Corporation deals with designing, manufacturing, marketing and selling as well as servicing proprietary life science, material research systems and the associated products globally. It has two segments of operation: Energy & Supercon Technologies, and Scientific Instruments. The company has uses direct sales forces; distributors and independent sales representatives and many other representatives to market its vast collection of products. It was founded in 1991 and is based in Billerica, Massachusetts.

Mission Statement With over 50 years of experience in superconductivity, it is our mission to be the world’s premier supplier of superconductor products. Based on our proven values of provid – ing superior flexibility, reliability and quality standards, we support our customers and partners with state of the art superconductors today, while our research and development teams continuously improve our superconductors to expand the horizon of fundamental research, fuel energy efficient technologies, and enable evermore advanced life-enhancing techniques in healthcare and medical research.

CombiMatrix Corporation

Slogan / Motto Unique Insight. Better Outcomes.

Description CombiMatrix Corporation is a clinical laboratory specialising in preimplantation genetic screening, prenatal diagnosis, miscarriage analysis, and pediatric developmental disorders.

Mission Statement At CombiMatrix, our goal is to provide you with results that impact clinical care.

Illumina, Inc. 5200 Illumina Way (formerly 5200 Research Pl) San Diego, CA 92122 USA

Slogan / Motto Sequencing and array-based solutions for genetic research

Description Illumina, Inc is a biotechnology company that is specializing in research to make personalised medicine possible.

Mission Statement It is mission critical for us to deliver innovative, flexible, and scalable solutions to meet the needs of our customers.

Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. 1380 Willow Rd. Menlo Park, CA 94025

Mission Statement Our mission is to transform the way humankind acquires, processes and interprets data from living systems through the design, development and commercialization of innovative tools for biological research.