Products & Markets

Innovation and quality

In the pharmaceuticals market, we stand for innovative therapies focusing on people: Our prescription medicines – comprising mainly biopharmaceuticals – are used in neurodegenerative diseases, oncology, fertility, endocrinology, cardiometabolic diseases and general medicine. Our consumer health range comprises over-the-counter pharmaceuticals to address mobility, women’s and children’s health, cough and cold, as well as everyday health protection.
In the chemicals business, our brand name stands for premium quality and reliability, for innovation and customer proximity. Our portfolio of high-tech chemicals comprises liquid crystals for LC displays of flat-panel televisions, notebooks and mobile telephones, LED and OLED materials for lighting, materials for solar panels, effect pigments, as well as active ingredients and excipients for cosmetic, food and pharmaceutical products, effect pigments and functional materials for coatings, printing and plastics, as well as high-purity specialty chemicals for the electronics industry. With our life science tools we offer technologies, tools and solutions for customers in life science research as well as biotech and pharmaceutical production.

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Performance Materials

EMD Millipore


Publication of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.
In the United States and Canada the subsidiaries of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operate under the umbrella brand EMD.
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A tradition of promoting work-life balance

Since 1968, our daycare center helps the employees to reconcile the demands of having a family and a career. Now we expanded the center by a modern new building and spots for 50 more children.

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A new approach towards innovation

Open Innovation describes a culture that aims to integrate talented individuals from outside the company into the development of new products. Our company and BioMed X have further developed this approach.

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Technologies to improve compliance

Growth hormone treatment can prevent lifelong stunted growth. However, the daily injections mean that young patients have to be very disciplined. An electronic innovation can offer lasting help.

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