bioMérieux is a multinational biotechnology company founded and headquartered in France. bioMérieux is present in more than 150 countries through 42 subsidiaries and a large network of distributors. bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions (reagents, instruments, software) which determine the source of disease and contamination to improve patient health and ensure consumer safety. Its products are used for diagnosing infectious diseases and for cancer screening and monitoring and cardiovascular emergencies. They are also used for detecting microorganisms in agri-food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic products.