Arkin Holdings is dedicated to empowering companies that create breakthrough pharma, biotech and medical device technologies. Our synergistic healthcare investments are dedicated to creating innovations that benefit humanity and enhance medical care.
We offer extensive experience, with a track record of successful healthcare investments. Experts in the dynamic world of healthcare development, we provide the know-how and close accompaniment that helps our portfolio investments achieve substantial value and growth.
Pontifax is a venture capital firm focusing on groundbreaking innovations in life sciences. We seek transformative healthcare technologies in all development stages.
Founded in 2004, Pontifax is a healthcare-dedicated venture capital firm with over $350 million under management. We seek transformative, cutting-edge life sciences technologies at all development stages. Our portfolio comprises of about 50 companies that develop breakthrough solutions to substantial unmet needs.
Established in December 2000, WuXi AppTec is a leading global pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, and medical device open-access capability and technology platform with global operations. As an innovation-driven and customer-focused company, WuXi AppTec provides a broad and integrated portfolio of services throughout the drug R&D process. Our services are designed to help our worldwide customers shorten the discovery and development time and lower the cost of drug and medical device R&D through cost-effective and efficient solutions.
Strategic Corporate Venture Capital arm of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
MVentures is the strategic, corporate venture capital arm of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Its mandate is to invest in innovative technologies and products with the potential to significantly impact the company’s core business areas. From our headquarters in Amsterdam and offices in the US and Israel we invest globally in transformational ideas driven by great entrepreneurs. We take an active role in our portfolio companies and team up with entrepreneurs and co-investors to translate innovation towards commercial success. The venture capital arm of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, has a significant focus on early-stage investing and company creation including the creation of spin-offs to leverage the company’s science and technology base.
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About Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, is a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials. Around 50,000 employees work to further develop technologies that improve and enhance life – from biopharmaceutical therapies to treat cancer or multiple sclerosis, cutting-edge systems for scientific research and production, to liquid crystals for smartphones and LCD televisions. In 2016, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, generated sales of € 15.0 billion in 66 countries.
Founded in 1668, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, is the world's oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company. The founding family remains the majority owner of the publicly listed corporate group. Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, holds the global rights to the „Merck” name and brand. The only exceptions are the United States and Canada, where the company operates as EMD Serono, MilliporeSigma and EMD Performance Materials.