Johann Anton Merck Award
About the award
Johann Anton Merck (1756-1805) was pharmacist of the family pharmacy in the fifth generation. He combined work in the pharmacy with scientific research, published in scientific journals and was characterized by curiosity, a passion for innovative concepts, and a strive to build global collaboration networks. He created the spirit that enabled the success of his son Heinrich Emanuel Merck who then established the Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany pharmaceutical and chemical factory.
The Johann Anton Merck award is a prestigious annual achievement award for outstanding scientific preclinical research accomplishments in the strategic focus areas of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany's Biopharma business. The prize is given out annually and comes with a €30,000 research grant.
This award program is not open to HCPs.