Merck Group, headquartered in Germany, launched a Corporate Accelerator called Merck Accelerator in 2015. They describe their goal as "We are looking for startups with the potential to reshape entire industries and make people’s lives richer. The focus is on startups in the fields of healthcare, life science and performance materials – with a digital perspective."

Website: Merck Accelerator

About the program

Status Active
Locations Darmstadt, Germany / Nairobi, Kenya
Funding Up to 50K EUR
Equity N/I
Term N/I
Cohort-based Yes, yearly
Pitch day Yes
Office space N/I
Powered by No
Support offered Yes, mentors
Launched 2015
Focus areas
  • Healthcare: Prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals as well as solutions in the areas of allergies, biopharma and biosimilars
  • Life science: Innovative tools and laboratory supplies for the life science industry that make research and biotech production easier, faster and more successful
  • Performance materials: Specialty chemicals, such as liquid crystals for displays, effect pigments for coatings and cosmetics, or high-tech materials for the electronics

About the company

Name Merck Group
Headquarter Germany
Industry Manufacturing
NAICS Pharmaceutical Preparation Manufacturing (325412)
Listed on S&P 350 Europe

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