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Breakthroughs begin with curiosity

Our company is a vibrant team of specialists in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. We share a love of science and a passion for technology.

We love a challenge

We discover and develop for life in all its vibrancy, from great human questions to small everyday joys. For more than 350 years, curiosity has been driving us to deliver excellence to patients and our customers – and to imagine the future.

Our pursuit: progress for people everywhere

From prescription medicines to treat conditions such as cancer and infertility, our goal is to make a difference to millions of people around the world.

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In our Life Science business we collaborate with the global scientific community to solve the industry's toughest problems. We provide scientists with lab materials, technologies and services to make research and biotech production simpler, faster and safer.

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In our Electronics business we develop specialty chemicals for demanding applications, from liquid crystals and OLED materials for displays and lighting to effect pigments for coatings and cosmetics through to high-tech materials for the electronics industry.

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Let’s make great things happen together!

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Many of our achievements in science and technology are built on strong partnerships. We join forces with companies, researchers and bold innovators from all over the world.

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  1. Press Releases

    Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, receives Halal certifications for cosmetics ...

    Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced that the entire cosmetics portfolio as well as the Candurin® portfolio for food and pharmaceuticals have been certified according the halal standards.

    2021/06/10

  2. Press Releases

    Personnel changes at Group level of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, to further ...

    Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, is further pushing its science and technology based strategic growth trajectory with two appointments to key senior leadership positions on Group level.

    2021/05/31

  3. Press Releases

    Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Collaborates with TU Darmstadt and Tufts ...

    Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced three-year collaborations with Tufts University, Massachusetts, USA, and Technical University (TU) of Darmstadt in Germany.

    2021/05/27

Oschmann Oschmann

We are a science and technology company driven by a passion for research and discovery. It is a special honor for me to lead this unique company. We are well-positioned for sustainable and profitable growth. We have a lot planned. We are curious about the future. I hope that you share our curiosity.

Stefan Oschmann

Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany