The headquarters of the Merck Group, the Darmstadt chemical, pharmaceutical and life science company, are in the northerly Frankfurter Strasse. The roots of the company go back to 1668, making it one of the oldest companies of its type in the world.
The leading science and technology company, operates in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. From developing precise genome-editing technologies to discovering unique ways to treat diseases and providing applications for smart devices, Merck is everywhere. Scientific research and responsible entrepreneurship are critical to Merck's technological and scientific progress. This principle has applied since the company was founded in 1668, and the founding family is still the majority owner of the listed Group today. Around 11,000 people are employed at the Group headquarters in Darmstadt.
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