EMD Serono, USA
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Partnerships - A Key to Success

At EMD Serono, strategic collaborations are an integral part of delivering on our commitment to transforming the lives of patients living with serious unmet medical needs around the world. Together with our partners, we can achieve ambitious goals, and bring innovation to life.

Philippe Lopes-Fernandes, Senior Vice President & Head of Global Business Development & Alliance Management

"In a collaborative and innovative culture, we combine our internal capabilities and expertise with leading external enterprises."

Philippe Lopes-Fernandes, Senior Vice President, Global Head of Business Development & Alliance Management

Strategic Focus

Our enduring commitment across indications in specialty care enables us to deliver the targeted medicines and novel, patient-friendly drug delivery systems that make a difference to patients, physicians, and caregivers around the world.

Strategic Focus

A Preferred Partner

Our trusted name, strong values and unique capabilities support our partnership approach to build and sustain entrepreneurial success. We are focused on exploring the world of scientific and product innovation beyond our own laboratories - always with respect, focus, and an unwavering commitment to the patients we serve.

A Preferred Partner



If you're looking for a strong partner for your next project, we invite you to take a good look at EMD Serono.
Whether it’s an early-stage licensing opportunity, new technology or strategic research alliance, if you wish to work with an organization that values trust, transparency and mutually rewarding relationship, we want to hear from you.
We are focused on broadening our access to the world of scientific and product innovation beyond our own laboratories.
Send us your proposal
Every proposal is considered by our team, with a strong commitment to bringing innovative products to the market.
Send your proposal to partnering@emdserono.com.
Interested in our fund activities?
Through MS Ventures, our strategic corporate venture capital fund we invest in early-stage companies that develop products or technologies that could benefit patients in therapeutic areas relevant to EMD Serono.


The application phase for the 2017 Biopharma Innovation Cup is now closed.