NEXT BIG BANGWith the support of our global accelerator program
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. Do you have plans to internationalize your business? Even better!
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, such as liquid crystals for displays, effect pigments for coatings and cosmetics, or high-tech materials for the electronics.
Join our global accelerator network through our programs in Europe and Africa and tap into a network of 50,000+ experts and alumni across 67 countries. Take your chance and join our Silicon Valley extension program.
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
Venture Capitalist, Partner at XLHEALTH
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