Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Grand Opening of Innovation Center

With the modular Innovation Center in Darmstadt, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, creates a platform for innovators from all around the world and the Rhine-Main region. As part of the Innovation Center’s grand opening, the company will also lay the foundation for the final Innovation Center, which will be opened in 2018 to be at the heart of its headquarters.

That the Group is also driving innovations in its businesses was demonstrated in an investor call focusing on key immuno-oncology and oncology projects.


Come on in!

On this website you will find relevant links and information regarding  the Innovation Center and its projects. Don’t miss the latest news on our Twitter channel and follow the grand opening event on Periscope.


Press Kit
Journalists will find relevant facts and figures around the Innovation Center here.


Ideas need a wide scope. The new Innovation Center
Ideas need a wide scope.

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Video accelerator program
In the accelerator program, three selected startups will be hosted under the roof of the Innovation Center, in order to develop their ideas with the support of internal Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany,l expertise and external professionals. During the “pitch days“, three winners were selected out of more than 70 submissions.


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