Accelerator of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt

  • Location: Europe, Germany, Darmstadt
  • Timing of Applications: Spring, Winter
  • Focus: Biotechnology, Healthcare, Life Science, Performance Materials

Are you working on a big-bang company? We select and support startups to become ready for the market. We see them as partners that shape the future together with us. Does your startup have the potential to not only make people’s lives richer but also reshape an entire industry? Then get ready for your next big leap into the future.


Merck & You

We support startups in these fields.

  1. Healthcare
    Prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals as well as solutions in the areas of allergies and biopharma.
  2. Life Science
    Innovative tools and laboratory supplies for the life science industry that make research and biotech production easier, faster and more successful.
  3. Performance Materials
    Specialty chemicals and functional materials, such as liquid crystals, chemical surface solutions, surface modification & functionalization, or high-tech materials for electronics.
  4. Additional Search Fields
    Future technology products leveraging Bio-Sensing & Interfaces and Precision Farming. These nascent areas are part of the additional innovation fields we are especially focused on.