We love a challenge

We discover and develop for life in all its vibrancy, from great human questions to small everyday joys. For nearly 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

We help improve and prolong life

From prescription medicines to treat conditions such as cancer and infertility, to over-the-counter products for a healthy lifestyle, our goal is to make a difference to millions of people around the world.

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Our research helps researchers

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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We create brilliant perspectives and crystal clear images

In our Performance Materials 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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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
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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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MilliporeSigma and Baylor College of Medicine Advance Vaccine Development and ...

MilliporeSigma today announced that it has formed a strategic alliance with Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, and its vaccine product development partnership, Texas Children’s CVD.

2017/08/08

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Q2 2017: Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Sets Course for Future Growth

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany reported an increase in sales in the second quarter of 2017 along with a decline in EBITDA pre exceptionals compared with the year-earli

2017/08/03

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European Patent Office to Grant Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany’s Patent Application ...

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced the European Patent Office (EPO) has issued a “Notice of Intention to Grant”...

2017/08/03