We think in generations instead of quarters, and act responsibly in everything we do. This commitment is the foundation of our lasting economic success.

Business with a conscience

As a leading science and technology company, we want to take part in building the future and making life better for people all over the world. Our products and technologies are the key. They are an important contribution to the process of solving global problems. At the same time we focus our resources where we can achieve the most. We do this by engaging in three strategically important areas, namely health, environment as well as education and culture.

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Life Science products manufactured according to Principles of Green Chemistry


million tablets to treat schistosomiasis have been provided free of charge since 2007


of leadership roles are held by women

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Embracing Carers™ expands support for caregivers worldwide

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced the continued expansion of Embracing Carers™.


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Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Enhances Research and Capacity in Ghana for ...

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, announced that, the Global Health Institute of the company and EMD Performance Materials signed a MoU with the Infanta Malaria Prevention Foundation and with ASPIRx.


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Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Survey Reveals Most Thyroid Disorder Patients ...

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today announced its support of the 10th International Thyroid Awareness Week (ITAW), which runs from May 21 to 27.


Through our Global Health Institute, we want to improve the health of underserved populations in the developing world. Fighting infectious diseases such as schistosomiasis and malaria is at the top of our agenda.

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