Bayer is life science company with a more than 150 year history and core competencies in the areas of health care and agriculture. With our innovative products, we are contributing to finding solutions to some of the biggest challenges of our times. The company employs 99,820 people worldwide, and around 900 in Australia/New Zealand, the Bayer Group has operations in nearly all countries of the globe. Worldwide operations are managed from Group headquarters in Leverkusen, Germany.
We address some of the world's most pressing global challenges and continue to develop new solutions. The population is constantly growing and its age is increasing. That is why it needs better medicines and high-quality food in sufficient quantities. Bayer’s business portfolio now focuses exclusively on the Life Sciences and on addressing those challenges: from Pharmaceuticals to Consumer Health and Crop Science, from physicians to farmers and to consumers. None of our peers is in a similar position. Our researchers never give up, although the challenges confronting them are changing all the time. When it comes to the major issues of our times, with science we have the power to change the world for the better.