Empresa líder em ciência e tecnologia
Merck is a leading science and technology company operating in the Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics business areas. Some 52,000 employees work to make a positive difference in millions of people’s lives, every day, creating happier, more sustainable ways of living. From advanced gene editing technologies and unique discoveries of ways to treat the most challenging diseases, to the development of device intelligence – Merck is everywhere. In 2020, the company generated sales of 17.5 billion Euros in the countries where it operates.
Scientific exploration and responsible entrepreneurship have been fundamental to Merck’s technological and scientific advances. This is how Merck has prospered since its foundation in 1668. The founding family remains the majority shareholder of the listed group of companies. Merck holds the global rights to the Merck name and brand. The only exceptions are the United States and Canada, where the company acts as EMD Serono in Healthcare, MilliporeSigma in Life Science, and EMD in Electronics.