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We just turned 60! 🎉

In 1963, driven by a mission to improve public health, Alain Mérieux created BD-Mérieux, which would later become bioMérieux, a pure player of in vitro diagnostics.

60 years and incredible growth later, around 13,000 team members worldwide continue to work with passion on this mission and help make the world a healthier place.

We're excited to celebrate our history, our legacy, our teams, and the future of our Company this year!

Let us take you along the journey with dedicated content! Stay tuned as more is added regularly.

We just turned 60! 

In 1963, driven by a mission to improve public health, Alain Mérieux created BD-Mérieux, which would later become bioMérieux, a pure player of in vitro diagnostics.

60 years and incredible growth later, around 13,000 team members worldwide continue to work with passion on this mission and help make the world a healthier place.

We're excited to celebrate our history, our legacy, our teams, and the future of our Company this year!

Let us take you along the journey with dedicated content! Stay tuned as more is added regularly.


Once upon a time... bioMérieux

A human, scientific and industrial adventure, the history of bioMérieux has been an incredible family and entrepreneurial story since its creation in 1963.

Embark on a 5-episode journey to discover our 6 decades of commitment to improving health worldwide!

 


 

A start-up in the sixties

 

Take a trip back to the 1960s with this first podcast that tells you about the early years of bioMérieux's creation.

 

Can't listen to the podcast? Download the transcript!

 


Testimony: Alain Mérieux, President of Institut Mérieux and founder of bioMérieux, reflects on bioMérieux's six decades of success

 

 

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Dive into the past with our photo album!

 


 

60 years of entrepreneurial adventure

 

The 2nd episode of our podcast series is coming soon!

Follow us on our social media to stay tuned about its availability!

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Want to discover more about our history? Check out the animations below!

 

Just like us, our logo has evolved through the years! Do you remember these vintage versions?

 

 

That's quite an evolution! Starting in France in 1963, with sites in 45 countries in 2023, check out our geographical growth through the years!

 

 

bioMérieux was founded in 1963, the company had 15 employees. Today, there are approximately 13,000 employees working to improve health around the world.

 

Over the past 60 years, the proportion of our sales generated outside France has grown steadily. Today, 93% of our turnover is generated outside France.

 


 


Welcome to bioMérieux!


We help make the world a healthier place.

This is the purpose that has guided all of our actions since our inception.

Delivering innovative, fast, accurate diagnostic solutions for your health all around the world, woking with values like respect and sharing, is at the heart of our commitment. 

Discover all the ways we make a positive impact on the world!
 

 

We help make the world a healthier place. 

Our dedication to public health is the thread that connects everything we do.

It connects us to our history - since 1963, we have been fulfilling the vision of the Mérieux family to improve health, while maintaining the values of respect, accountability, transparency, and sharing.  

 

 

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Delivering innovative, fast, accurate diagnostic solutions for your health all around the world is at the heart of our commitment. Our presence is on-the-ground: active in many low- and middle-income countries, our teams are involved in research programs and grass-roots programs to provide an effective response to infectious risks.

We've be partnering with the Fleming Fund, a UK aid investment program, since 2019 to tackle antimicrobial resistance in low- and middle-income countries.

Embark on a journey to Bhutan to witness our latest intstruments installations and how they're game changers for local public health!

 

 

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Preserving the planet as a healthy place to live is part of our commitment - so is providing our team members with inspiring work environments. More often that not, the two are a great combination!

Discover how we've helped biodiversity come back to our Craponne site in France. A great initiative that benefits nature as well as team members!

 

 

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We're located in 45 countries, where each of our sites are carefully conceived to foster innovation, collaboration, and well-being. Discover our main manufacturing sites through our playlist!

 

 

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