Biotage AB is a Sweden-based company that develops and sells systems, consumables and services in the field of life sciences. Its customers include pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, companies within the food industry and academic institutions. The Company offers systems and services within three areas: analytical chemistry, organic chemistry and industrial resins. Biotage’s offering within analytical chemistry consists of consumables with related applications to extract selected substances from various types of samples. The Company’s offering within organic chemistry includes products for pharmaceutical development based on both small molecules and peptides and its offering within industrial resins is composed of polymer-based resins and research services that lead to the development and manufacture of polymer-based materials. As of December 31, 2013, the Company operated 12 wholly owned subsidiaries worldwide.