5th edition of the Advance Biotech Grant Program

Award Ceremony on Thursday, January 31, 2019 – at the Merck Innovation Center, Auditorium in Darmstadt

As a leader of the life science industry, Merck commits to meet the needs of the life science community and recognize stand-out biotech companies. We invite you to join us for the Advance Biotech Grant Award Ceremony as we celebrate the winners of the program.

Come and listen to experts of the Biotech ecosystem to learn more on how to advance your molecule from clinic to market. Take the opportunity to network with the Biotech startup community, and tour the Merck production site.

Don't miss the chance for free lunch and registration.



9:00 am - 10:00 amRegistration
10:00 am - 11:00 amWelcome
11:00 am - 12:00 noonRound table with Biotech experts
12:00 noon - 1:00 pmLunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmAward ceremony
2:00 pm - 3:00 pmMerck Campus Tour
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmPoster and networking session
4:00 pm - 4:15 pmClosure of event

*Agenda subject to change. Attendance to the "Advance Biotech Grant Program Award Ceremony" is limited and available to Pharma or Biopharma startups only. The offer does not extend to any company that provides Pharma or Biopharma products or services. We reserve the right to revoke or refuse participation at any times. Attendance to the "Advance Biotech Grant Program Award Ceremony" is limited and by invitation only. Please register for an invitation. Attendance is limited to 30 attendees maximum. Refreshments are provided courtesy of Merck. Travel costs, hotel accommodations and any other costs incurred are at the expense of the attendees.