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Corporate entry Hoffman-La Roche

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Pharmaceuticals or Medical Aids
Alternative Names
  • Roche (Now known as)
Sydney, New South Wales


In 1974 Hoffman-La Roche, one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, established a Research Institute for Marine Pharmacology. The original company F. Hoffmann-La Roche & Co. was founded on October 1st 1896. Since then it has developed into a global business which is today called Roche.

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See also

  • Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, Details
  • Hawgood, Barbara J., 'The Marine Biologist - Bob Endean', Toxicon, vol. 48, no. 7, 2009, pp. 768-779. Details
  • Rae, Ian D., 'The Roche Research Institute of Marine Pharmacology, 1974-1981: Searching for Drug Leads', Historical Records of Australian Science, vol. 20, no. 2, 2009, pp. 209-231. Details

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