Leica Microsystems

Who we are

Leica Microsystems develops and manufactures microscopes and scientific instruments for the analysis of microstructures and nanostructures.

Widely recognized for optical precision and innovative technology, the company is one of the market leaders in compound and stereo microscopy, digital microscopy, confocal laser scanning and super-resolution microscopy with related imaging systems, electron microscopy sample preparation, and surgical microscopy.

Our values


Our work has made a difference for more than 160 years to scientists, engineers, surgeons, and even to humanity as a whole. No wonder we are so passionate about it. Coming from a scientific perspective, we always strive to deeply understand the work of our users in order to turn their needs and ideas into innovative solutions. This makes us proud partners of all those at the forefront of today’s innovation. A great responsibility that we meet with exceptional dedication – day in, day out.


Our users have brilliant minds. They expect the same brilliance from us as their partner. This entails a focus on state-of-the-art, top-quality products and excellent services based on a profound understanding of their respective fields of work. In other words: Our work must be as brilliant as the micro-images we represent.


We are all about progress. From research to product development to services, we continuously strive to improve on all levels to ensure that our users can always rely on the leading micro-imaging systems on the market. We help our users to advance their work every day and eventually, to accelerate the progress of humankind.