350 Years Ceremony

Always curious - Imagine the next 350 years: This is the theme of our official ceremony that we held on May 3 in the M-Sphere, a geodesic pavilion on our site premises.


We are celebrating

Together with German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, Minister President of the Federal State of Hesse Volker Bouffier and around 900 customers, partners and representatives from the political and business communities, we celebrated 350 years of company history at an official ceremony in Darmstadt.

After the ceremony, the new Innovation Center was officially inaugurated.  

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M-Sphere

The ceremony takes place in the M-Sphere, one of the world’s largest geodesic pavilions worldwide constructed specifically for the various anniversary events.

Welcoming German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel Welcoming German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel
Welcoming German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel
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Welcoming German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel

Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp (Chairman of the Executive Board and General Partner of E. Merck KG, Darmstadt, Germany) is welcoming German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel to the ceremony.

Honored guests and hosts Honored guests and hosts
Honored guests and hosts
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Honored guests and hosts

From left to right: Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp (Chairman of the Executive Board and General Partner of E. Merck KG, Darmstadt, Germany), Volker Bouffier (Minister President of the Federal State of Hesse), German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, and Stefan Oschmann (Chairman of the Executive Board

Visit at the Innovation Center: Liquid crystal windows Visit at the Innovation Center: Liquid crystal windows
Visit at the Innovation Center: Liquid crystal windows
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Visit at the Innovation Center: Liquid crystal windows

F.l.t.r.: M. Heckmeier (Liquid Crystals business), S. Oschmann (Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany), German Federal Chancellor Merkel, V. Bouffier (Minister President), F. Stangenberg-Haverkamp (E. Merck KG, Darmstadt, Germany), at window elements that can change the transparency thanks to LC technology

Visit at the Innovation Center: 3D printer for human tissue Visit at the Innovation Center: 3D printer for human tissue
Visit at the Innovation Center: 3D printer for human tissue
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Visit at the Innovation Center: 3D printer for human tissue

F.l.t.r.: Bouffier (Minister President), Stangenberg-Haverkamp (General Partner E. Merck KG, Darmstadt, Germany), Oschmann (Executive Board Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany), German Federal Chancellor Merkel, Braun (materials research) at a 3D printer, which thanks to bioinks can print human tissue.

Celebratory address given by the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Celebratory address given by the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany
Celebratory address given by the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany
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Celebratory address given by the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany

The Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Angela Merkel has given the celebratory address.

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Anniversary ceremony in M-Sphere

The ceremony took place in the M-Sphere. Stefan Oschmann, Chairman of the Executive Board of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, welcomed the guests.

Visit at the Innovation Center Visit at the Innovation Center
Visit at the Innovation Center
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Visit at the Innovation Center

From left to right: Volker Bouffier (Minister President of the Federal State of Hesse), Stefan Oschmann (Chairman of the Executive Board of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany) and German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel are visiting the new innovation center.

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Official Ceremony: Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Celebrates 350-Year Company ...

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, marked 350 years of company history at an official ceremony today. Around 900 guests from the worlds of politics, business and society attended the ceremony in Darmstadt.

2018/05/03

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