Biopharma Open Innovation Portal

Let’s work together! We offer various collaboration opportunities for scientists, students and curious minds who want to shape the future of healthcare.


New horizons

We know that the most exciting innovations are developed when people with different backgrounds work together. We also think that a range of different ideas from various disciplines is essential when tackling challenging research problems. Collaborate with us wherever you are in the world and open new horizons by contributing your expertise in exciting projects!

Each of the portal’s initiatives is based on a unique concept. Are you interested in:

We have also developed interdisciplinary programs to support innovative collaborations:

Find out more about these innovation opportunities by browsing our programmes.

We look forward to collaborating with you!

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Innovation Cup*
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Innovation Cup*

Visit the innovation summer camp in Germany fully paid by Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

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Biopharma Speed Grant*
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Biopharma Speed Grant*

Send us your application to the Speed Grant initiative, you will receive our decision within weeks.

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Open Lab*
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Open Lab*

Scientists invited to work as guest researchers in the Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Biopharma laboratories during internships or sabbaticals.

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Biopharma Mini Library*
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Biopharma Mini Library*

Discover new therapeutic utilities – get free access to a collection of interesting Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany R&D compounds.

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Open Compound Sourcing*
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Open Compound Sourcing*

Explore potential therapeutic utility of your compounds together with Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Research Grants

In 2020, we are offering a series of research grants to stimulate innovative research in challenging areas of future importance. These are grants of 100,000 EUR - 500,000 EUR per year for up to 3 years.

Research Challenges
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Research Challenges

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany is organizing a series of research competitions for technology pioneers in areas of high innovation. Winning these renowned prizes shows the superiority of the winning team and also opens new avenues for partnering with us.

Curious 2020
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Curious 2020

Some of the world’s brightest scientists and most accomplished entrepreneurs come together to present their work and explore the future of science & technology; solving the challenges of today and enabling the dreams of a better tomorrow.

* These programs are not open to healthcare professionals.

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