Roche in Penzberg is one of the largest biotechnology centres in Europe and an innovative competence centre for life sciences in Greater Munich. With approximately 5,800 employees, it is the largest employer in Upper Bavaria and one of the most important economic players in the region. Highly qualified employees with an excellent reputation for expertise in science and technology from over 50 countries create a collaborative employee and management culture which promotes and supports modern, open-minded thought and activity.