A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for 50 years, bioMérieux is present in more than 150 countries through 41 subsidiaries and a large network of distributors. In 2013, revenues reached €1.588 billion with 87% of sales outside of France.
The film re-traces the Mérieux family’s long-standing commitment to global public health. Starting with the company’s roots in Marcy l’Étoile, it takes viewers on a journey through the years, from Marcel Mérieux’s initial research in Lyon in 1897, all the way to the international growth of the companies that make up Institut Mérieux today.
A world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics for more than 50 years, bioMérieux is present in over 150 countries through 42 subsidiaries and a large network of distributors.
In 2016, revenues reached €2,103 million, with more than 90% of international sales.
bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions which determine the source of disease and contamination to improve patient health and ensure consumer safety.
The Mérieux have a family tradition and a century-old commitment to the fight against infectious diseases.
Marcel Mérieux, who studied under Louis Pasteur and founded the Mérieux Institute, Dr. Charles Mérieux, Alain Mérieux and Dr. Christophe Mérieux have devoted their lives to biology with a goal of improving health worldwide. By creating bioMérieux in 1963, Alain Mérieux has carried on this family tradition. – less