Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

A leading supplier in the life science industry

Having completed the acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich in November 2015, we are now one of the leading suppliers in the life science industry.
With a portfolio of more than 300,000 products, we cover the full bioprocessing value chain. Our aim is to solve the toughest problems in the industry.

Life science

Life Science provides leading technologies, tools and solutions that enable our customers to achieve success in the areas of life science research and biotech and pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Research Solutions

Our Research Solutions team is focused on helping customers in their research to better understand biological function and disease, through a complete portfolio of solutions that enable scientific discovery.  Some of our 210,000-plus products and services include inhibitors and biochemicals, antibodies, multiplexed assay kits, instruments and software, and lab productivity chemicals.

Applied Solutions

Our Applied Solutions team is focused on supplying products and workflow solutions that streamline processes, lower costs, and deliver consistent, reliable results for customers. Some of our 62,000-plus products and services include lab water instruments, consumables and services, microbiology and bio-monitoring, test assays, analytical reagents, and flow cytometry kits and instruments.

Process Solutions

Our Process Solutions team provides products that meet the highest quality purity standards with extensive documentation and services to ensure regulatory compliance. Some of our 15,000-plus products and services include single-use manufacturing, filtration, chromatography and purification, virus reduction, pharma and bio-pharma raw materials, drug delivery compounds, and engineering and validation services.


Life science tools

With a catalog of more than 300,000 products, our Life Science business delivers many of the most highly-respected brands in the industry, such as Millipore, Milli-Q, SAFC and BioReliance. Our offering covers every step of the biotech production chain, creating a complete end-to-end workflow with enhanced customer service, a simplified interface and a leading distribution platform. 

Our innovative portfolio, well-balanced geographic reach, and industry leading capabilities, uniquely positions us to anticipate and deliver on customer needs. Our Life Science business brings together the legacy expertise of the life science portfolio of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and Sigma-Aldrich, which was acquired by us in 2015. 

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In the USA and Canada the subsidiaries of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operate as EMD Serono in Healthcare, MilliporeSigma in Life Science and EMD Performance Materials. To reflect such fact and to avoid any misconception of the reader of the publication certain logos, terms and business descriptions of the publication have been substituted or additional descriptions have been added. Publications on this homepage, therefore, slightly deviate from the otherwise identical version of the publications provided outside the United States and Canada.


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