Inauguration of the HORIBA Europe Research Center on Paris Saclay Campus.

6 November 2012


HORIBA open its brand new 7500m² European research centre near Paris, France close to the renown French Ecole Polytechnique Campus.

The new facility is hosting the HORIBA Europe holding headquarter and a large part of HORIBA’s local activities:

  • HORIBA Jobin Yvon is a worldwide leader in diffraction grating and scientific instrument design and manufacturing base on mainly spectroscopic technique.
  • The Biophotonic specialized team from the former GENOPTICS, a start up company initiated by the Institut d’Optique Graduate School and merge in 2012.
  • Part of the domestic sales team of the HORIBA Medical Segment, specialized in vitro diagnostic, and one of the worldwide key leaders in hematology, having its headquarter and production facility in Montpelier France.

The HORIBA Jobin Yvon Company is exporting more than 85% of its turnover with direct operations in the major countries and distributed through a network in more than sixty other countries.

HORIBA Jobin Yvon enters in a new strategic development cycle aiming to add new technological bricks like nano-systems, Biotech devices and advanced computer assist algorithms as a complement to its existing major knowhow related to holography. The choice of this new strategic location was driven by the existing and future neighbors made of advanced academic labs, leading industries research centre and high level graduate schools with whom HORIBA Jobin Yvon wants to create close relationship.

HORIBA also wish to open collaboration with the French techno providers and to open opportunities for small innovative high-tech company to enter the Japanese market.

About HORIBA Jobin Yvon:

Founded about 190 years ago, HORIBA Jobin Yvon is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of analytical and spectroscopic systems and components, dedicated to the scientific research and industry. HORIBA Jobin Yvon's expertise in molecular and microanalysis has established as the world leader for confocal Raman microscopy, fluorescence microscopy and XRF. The main fields of application of these advanced technologies are semiconductors, biotechnology, the environment, pharmaceutics, geology and the applied fundamental research.

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