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Accelerator

Are you working on a big bang company?

We select and support early-stage startups to become ready for the market. We see them as partners that shape the future together with us. The Merck Accelerator Program of Spring 2018 began in March with 10 new startups moving into our new Innovation Center in Darmstadt, Germany. Are you interested in participating in the next intake? The application period for Accelerator 2019 will start in July!

Your startup has the potential to not only make people’s lives richer, but also reshape an entire industry? Then get ready for your next big leap into the future. Apply with your company and show us how it will forever change Healthcare, Life Science, or Performance Materials. We are also interested in other related fields and especially support solutions that tackle challenges from a digital perspective.

Does your heart beat for one of these fields?

Healthcare

Prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals as well as solutions in the areas of allergies, biopharma and biosimilars.

Life Science

Innovative tools and laboratory supplies for the life science industry that make research and biotech production easier, faster and more successful.

Performance Materials

Specialty chemicals and functional materials, such as liquid crystals, chemical surface solutions, surface modification & functionalization, or high-tech materials for electronics.

Additional
Search Fields

Future technology products leveraging Bio-Sensing & Interfaces and Precision Farming. These nascent areas are part of the additional innovation fields we specially focused on.

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Big bang startups
Startups with the potential to reshape their industries

These are just three of the startups we are supporting through the Merck Accelerator program. Make sure to explore all our startups via the button below!

Intelag

A software to track, analyse and forecast field conditions in real-time by tracking location specific sensor data.

Biotx.ai

A machine learning platform that identifies significant patterns in biomedical data to create innovative diagnostics and therapies.

ChemAlive

A machine learning software designed to enable non-experts to perform cheap and fast state-of-the-art quantum chemistry solutions.

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