Who We Are
Providing answers. From the extremes of the rain forests in South America to the harsh conditions of the Antarctic, and to cutting edge research laboratories around the globe, scientists rely on products from LI-COR Biosciences to provide answers to their questions.
LI-COR first introduced scientific instruments for plant science research and quickly grew to provide scientists tools for such diverse disciplines as atmospheric research and the study of how proteins interact at the cellular level.
LI-COR Biosciences is a global leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of high quality, innovative instruments, software, reagents, and integrated systems for plant biology, biotechnology, drug discovery, and environmental research.
Primary research areas include:
- Leaf Area Meters
- DNA Analysis
- Undergraduate Education in Environmental and Biological Science
- CO2/H2O/CH4 Analysis
- Molecular Imaging
- Light Measurement
- Western Blot Analysis
- Soil CO2 Flux
- In Vivo Imaging
More than 30,000 customers in more than 100 countries use LI-COR instruments. In addition to its Lincoln, Nebraska headquarters, LI-COR has offices in Germany and the United Kingdom. The company also sells products through a global network of distributors.
Building upon the strengths of its personnel, LI-COR has grown to include more than 300 employees at its headquarters in Lincoln, NE and subsidiaries in Bad Homburg, Germany and Cambridge, UK. LI-COR instruments are used in over 100 countries worldwide in studies ranging from global climate change to cancer research. LI-COR is a privately held company and is ISO 9001:2008 certified.
In 2009 LI-COR was awarded the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce’s Manufacturer of the Year Award. This award recognized LI-COR's success as a business and service to the Lincoln community. In 2010 LI-COR received Quantum Workplace’s Employee Voice Award for Exceptional Employee Engagement. This award is rated on the employees’ willingness and ability to put forth extra effort toward the benefit of the business, attitude toward the business and longevity with the business. LI-COR also received the 2010 Governor’s Bioscience Award at the Bio Nebraska Life Science Association annual meeting.