Bruker Corporation is a designer and manufacturer of life science and materials research systems and associated products that address the needs of a range of customers in life science research, pharmaceuticals, applied markets, nanotechnology, cell biology, clinical research, microbiology and in-vitro diagnostics. The Company operates through two segments: Bruker Scientific Instruments (BSI) and Bruker Energy & Supercon Technologies (BEST). BSI is organized into three operating segments: the Bruker BioSpin Group, the Bruker CALID Group and the Bruker Nano Group. BEST designs, manufactures and distributes superconducting materials. The company maintains technical and manufacturing centers in Europe and North America, and it has sales offices located throughout the world.