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

Everybody can be a scout for Biopharma!

Everybody can be a scout for Biopharma!
  • Have you read an interesting paper in an area of interest for us recently?
  • Have you heard about game-changing findings at a conference?
  • Have you followed an inspiring discussion on social media or elsewhere?
Share this information with us!

We will award the best submission with 5000 Eur annually. 

The open innovation portal gives you a unique chance to work with us and to start building a relationship.
What is our aim?
We are interested to learn about breakthrough innovation from all around the world and we believe in the power of the crowd to find new game changers.
What is your aim
Your input please!
Just send us publicly available information* e.g. the title of a journal article or conference poster or the outcome of a discussion you have followed with information on where you have seen it. You may wish to add your opinion as to  why you consider this relevant for the future of the biopharma and life science business/es of EMD Serono.

* In case you wish to share confidential information you may want to contact us to specify the respective terms and conditions.
An initiative open to everybody!
We are eager to receive input from everybody, i.e. you could be a student, a scientist or maybe you’re just interested in innovations that will advance the field of medicine!
Attractive prizes!
We grant an award of € 5000 annually for the information with the highest innovative potential. A jury of Merck executives will select the best submissions.
This is open for everybody!
Your input could be the first step towards long-term collaboration with us!


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There are two different, unaffiliated companies that use the name MERCK. Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, which operates this website, uses the firm name “Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany,” in the United States and Canada, and also uses “EMD Serono” in biopharma, “MilliporeSigma” in life science and “EMD Performance Materials” in materials business. The other company, Merck & Co., Inc. holds the rights in the trademark MERCK in the United States and Canada. Merck & Co. is not affiliated with or related to Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, which owns the MERCK trademark in all other countries of the world.   To reflect such fact and to avoid any confusion, certain logos, terms and business descriptions of the publications on this website have been substituted or modified, such as by referring to “Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany” instead of “Merck” standing alone.  Publications on this webpage, therefore, slightly deviate from the otherwise identical versions accessible outside the United States and Canada.


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