350 Open Innovation
Always Curious - Imagine the next 350 years and tackle tomorrow's challenges today.
You are invited to collaborate with us
In 1668, the aspiring pharmacist Friedrich Jacob Merck acquired a pharmacy in Darmstadt, Germany. There he laid the foundation for what is today a vibrant science and technology company with more than 50,000 employees in 66 countries.
In 2018, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany celebrated its 350th anniversary. "Always Curious – Imagine the Next 350 Years" was the anniversary motto aiming to put curiosity to work for human progress.
Anniversary Research Grants
Anniversary Research Challenges
We are grateful for the great response we received from scientists all over the world to our special 350th anniversary open innovation call. We look forward to the grant projects - tackling tomorrow’s challenges today.