Bayer HealthCare is a globally operating company with sites on all five continents. Approximately 55,700 people work for the Bayer subgroup in more than 100 countries at all stages of the value-added chain. The company has its headquarters in Germany.

Bayer’s aim is to discover and manufacture innovative products that will improve healthcare worldwide. Their products enhance well-being and quality of life by diagnosing, preventing and treating disease. Main research areas are Oncology, women’s healthcare, cardiology, hematology and imaging techniques.

IDS is responsible for Bayer’s pharmaceutical division. The company’s most prominent products include Avalox (leading floroquinolones), Lavitra, and Ciprobay.