STRATEC Biomedical AG designs and manufactures fully automated analyzer systems for its partners in the fields of clinical diagnostics and biotechnology. These partners market such systems, in general together with their own reagents, as system solutions to laboratories, blood banks and research institutes around the world. The company develops its products on the basis of its own patented technologies. The company operates through its segments: Instrumentation and All other segments. The Instrumentation segment designs and manufactures fully automated analyzer systems for its clinical diagnostics and biotechnology customers. The All other segments develop workflow software for networking several analyzer systems and develops and sells scientific materials and technologies such as nucleic acid purification. STRATEC Biomedical was founded by Hermann Leistner in 1979 and is headquartered in Birkenfeld, Germany.