Mission and Goals
The Leica Center of Excellence (CoE) at West Campus is a collaboration between Yale University and Leica Microsystems. The goals of the CoE are:
- Provide scientists with access to cutting-edge imaging tools to resolve sub-cellular structures
- Test prototype products and share ideas on how to improve imaging workflows
- Access to expert technical and applications support, along with instrumentation which Leica Microsystems will continually update with the latest technology
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.
The company is represented in over 100 countries with 6 manufacturing facilities in 5 countries, sales and service organizations in 20 countries, and an international network of dealers. The company is headquartered in Wetzlar, Germany.