Applications are open for startups.
We are looking for real partners so that we can work together in shaping the future. With programs in our headquarters in Germany, in China and our Satellites events in Africa, startups can find their perfect fit and connect to our global network for collaboration. Are you ready to partner with Merck? Applications for our HQ Program are open!
From July until the end of September we will be looking for startups to join our Accelerator Program in Darmstadt. Come to our headquarters to connect with worldwide decision-makers and win Merck as your business partner. Take your chance to extend your stay in our Innovation Hub in China and succeed in accessing the Chinese market.
Show us how you want to change the industry and take the chance to be a part of our next Accelerator Program in 2019. We can’t wait to partner up with you! You can start sending us your application from July 2, 2018.
Our Biopharma business discovers, develops, manufactures and markets innovative pharmaceutical and biological prescription drugs to treat cancer, multiple sclerosis (MS), infertility, growth disorders as well as certain cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. The collaboration with startups could be in following fields:
In the Life Science business sector, our purpose is to solve the toughest problems in life science by collaborating with the global scientific community – and through that, we aim to accelerate access to health for people everywhere. Our 300,000 products range from lab water systems to genome editing tools, antibodies and cell lines, as well as end-to-end bioprocessing systems to support the manufacturing needs of both emerging biotech and large pharma companies. For example, the Life Science business sector created the first-ever commercially available cell line platform for faster, simpler selection and scale-up of high producing clones for making recombinant protein drugs.
Our specialty chemicals business is combined in our Performance Materials business sector. The portfolio includes high-tech chemicals for applications in fields such as consumer electronics, lighting, coatings, printing technology, paints, plastics, and cosmetics. Performance Materials comprises four business units: Display Materials, Integrated Circuit Materials, Pigments & Functional Materials, and Advanced Technologies.
At the Innovation Center, we are investing in forward-looking ideas. By analyzing current mega-trends, we identify Innovation Fields in which we see potential for new business. Through your application you can help us to identify and explore current Megatrends and fields. Be part of developing business opportunities with Merck.
The Merck Accelerator – a world of possibilities for your startup! Check out our programs in our headquarters in Germany, Africa, and China to find your perfect fit! Join the global Merck network and connect with over 50,000 experts and alumni across 66 countries all over the world.
The application for the Accelerator at the HQ in Darmstadt ist now open!
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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!