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.
Prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals as well as solutions in the areas of allergies, biopharma and biosimilars.
Innovative tools and laboratory supplies for the life science industry that make research and biotech production easier, faster and more successful.
Specialty chemicals and functional materials, such as liquid crystals, chemical surface solutions, surface modification & functionalization, or high-tech materials for electronics.
Future technology products leveraging 3D printing, future organic chemistry, bio-interfaces and sensors, microbiome research, and precision farming.
Join our global accelerator network through our program in our German headquarters and tap into a network of 50,000+ experts and alumni across 66 countries.
Get access to mentors from Senior Management and our global network of 50,000+ experts and staff.
Benefit from tailored coaching sessions and workshops provided by the Innovator Academy.
Kick off your startup project with seed funding and join our investor network.
Team up with other people going through the same challenges, exchange and build lifetime connections.
Chief Digital Officer, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Product Manager Oncology Pipeline,Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Head of External Innovation, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Head of Partnerships, Performance Materials, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Global VP Consumer Health R&D, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Digitalization Office, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Head of Digitalisation Africa, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Director – Regional Head of Business Responsibility and Market Development – Africa
Strategic Marketing Performance Materials, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Head of CEO Office, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
CEO & Lead Facilitator at Lapid Leaders Africa
ITO Solution Leader at Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Market Engagement Manager, Mobile for Development at GSMA
Allianz Venture- Digital Health
Head Technology Scouting & Partnerships, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Digital Business Development & Ventures, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Director Ideation, Innovation & Technology Foresight
Head of Value Creation & Innovation CoEs, Group Procurement
CEO & Founder, ARTO AG
Project Leader, Open Capital Advisors
Sourcing Innovation Manager, Life Sciences
APPLICATION: Summer 2018
PROGRAM START: Spring 2019
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