Partner up with us!

We are looking for real partners so that we can work together in shaping the future. With programs in our headquarters in Germany, in China and our Satellites events in Africa, startups can find their perfect fit and connect to our global network for collaboration. Are you ready to partner with us?

Ten international startups were accelerated a our Innovation Center in Darmstadt until mid April and in June 2019 we will open applications for the next Accelerator intake in our headquarters. Besides that, applications for the Accelerator in our China Innovation Hub are currently being reviewed. Stay tuned and don´t miss upcoming upportunities to win our company as your business partner!

Partner Up! Accelerator Program for Startups of Merck KGaA Darmstadt, Germany

Show us how you want to change the industry and take the chance to be a part of our next Accelerator Program.

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These field comprises prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals, as well as solutions in the allergy and biopharma fields.
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Life Science

Innovative tools and laboratory supplies for the life science industry that make research and biotech production easier, faster, and more successful.
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Performance Materials

Specialty chemicals and functional materials, such as liquid crystals, chemical surface solutions, surface modification and functionalization, or high-tech materials for electronics.
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Additional Search Fields

Future technology products leveraging the fields of bio-sensing & interfaces, clean meat and liquid biopsy. These nascent areas are part of the innovation fields which we are exploring for new business opportunities.
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Take your chance!

The Accelerator – a world of possibilities for your startup! Check out our programs in our headquarters in Germany, Africa, and China to find your perfect fit! Join our global network and connect with over 50,000 experts and alumni across 66 countries all over the world.

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Startups with the potential to reshape their industries

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