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Merck is a leading science and technology company in the fields of healthcare, life science and performance materials. Around 50,000 employees work on further developing technologies that enrich life - from biopharmaceutical therapies for the treatment of cancer or multiple sclerosis to pioneering systems for scientific research and production to liquid crystals for smartphones and LCD televisions.

Founded in 1668, Merck is the world's oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company. The founding family is the majority owner of the listed group to this day. Merck, based in Darmstadt, holds the global rights to the name and brand Merck. The only exceptions are the USA and Canada, where the company operates as EMD Serono, MilliporeSigma and EMD Performance Materials.


For more than a century, MSD, a leading global biopharmaceutical company, has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. MSD is a trade name of Merck & Co., Inc., with headquarters in Kenilworth, NJ, USA Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships.Today, MSD continues to be at the forefront of research to advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and communities around the world - including cancer, cardio-metabolic diseases, emerging animal diseases,