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

Products & Industries

Our company comprises three business sectors: Healthcare (Biopharma, Consumer Health, Allergopharma, Biosimilars), Life Science and Performance Materials.
  • The Biopharma portfolio includes prescription medicines for the treatment of colorectal cancer, head and neck tumors, multiple sclerosis, infertility, growth hormone disorders, cardiovascular disorders, diabetes and thyroid disorders, for instance hyper- or hypothyroidism. 
  • The Consumer Health range comprises over-the-counter products to relieve muscle, joint and back pain, colds and headaches. In addition, the business offers probiotic nutritional supplements, vitamin C and various products with vitamins, minerals and nutrients that support women’s health during pregnancy, nursing and menopause.
  • The portfolio of Allergopharma comprises diagnostics and products used in allergen immunotherapy (AIT). 
  • The Biosimilars business develops biosimilars for oncology and inflammatory disorders.
  • The Life Science business has a broad product and technology portfolio for the life science industry. Its products and services are used to discover, develop and manufacture drugs of chemical and biotechnological origin as well as in research and application laboratories. Moreover,  the business offers analytical systems and test kits for the food and beverage industry.
  • The product portfolio of Performance Materials comprises specialty chemicals and functional materials for applications in fields such as consumer electronics, lighting, photovoltaics, printing technology, as well as the coatings, plastics, cosmetics and food industries.


Publication of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.
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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Performance Materials
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Without residual foreign matter

It takes just four genes to turn a differentiated cell, such as a skin cell, back into a stem cell that is available for new duties. With Simplicon, we are providing a new process for creating these cells.

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Twitter analysis as a trend barometer

Social media sites are the fastest way for consumers to share their opinions. Our Social Media team sifts through Twitter, Facebook etc. in order to identify trends in the display market early on. 

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Reveals our true spirit

Our new brand design symbolizes the transformation from a traditional pharmaceutical and chemical company into a global science and technology company. But what exactly does this mean?

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