Danaher is a business conglomerate with a focus on innovation in science and technology. It operates through more than 20 operating companies and has a strong presence in areas such as life sciences, diagnostics, environmental and applied sectors. The company has organized its operations into three segments, namely, Life Sciences, Diagnostics, and Environmental & Applied Solutions. Its Life Sciences companies carry out leading-edge scientific research. Its Environmental and Applied Solutions businesses protect valuable resources and help keep global food and water supplies safe. The company’s Diagnostics businesses protect patient health and improve diagnostic confidence. The company adopts a direct sales model to offer its products to a geographically diverse customer base.