Background Note | HBS Case Collection | February 2010

Millipore Background Note

by Elie Ofek and Natalie Kindred


This note provides background on Millipore Corporation, a global provider of products and services used primarily in the discovery, development and production of therapeutic drugs. With a track record of quickly adapting to the evolving needs of its customers, Millipore is an example of an innovation-centered company that has been successful in maintaining both the core capabilities and flexibility to predict and respond to changing market demand.


Ofek, Elie, and Natalie Kindred. "Millipore Background Note." Harvard Business School Background Note 510-059, February 2010.