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

Corporate Giving

Our Responsibility
EMD Serono is a scientific and educational leader in our therapeutic areas of interest. EMD Serono is committed to meeting unmet needs of patients, advancing scientific and medical knowledge, and making a difference in our local community. We offer various types of financial support through an extensive corporate giving program.
We are proud of the great things we help to make happen in our industry, our communities, and our areas of expertise.
Thank you for considering EMD Serono for your funding request. 
EMD Serono offers funding in four categories of giving –
To apply, please click on the type of request above. Click here for a detailed description of each request type as well as eligibility criteria.
EMD Serono also provides grants for Investigator Sponsored Trials. These requests are handled via a separate website. For information about the submission process, please visit www.ist.emdserono.com.
Areas of Interest
The various activities EMD Serono supports with requests generally fall into the following therapeutic areas of interest:
  • Neurodegenerative disease
  • Oncology
  • Reproductive Health
  • Growth and Growth Disorders
  • Immunology
We support non-profit organizations that:
  • Support the communities in which employees live and work
  • Focus on education, especially in the natural sciences
  • Help those in need
Processing Time
All medical education requests must be submitted at least 90 days in advance of the program or event date. Grant requests made less than 90 days before the program event will be automatically rejected. Sponsorship and exhibit/display requests must be submitted at least 45 days before the date of the program or event. Sponsorship and exhibit/display requests made less than 45 days before the program or event will be automatically rejected. EMD Serono will not review or approve any grant request made after the date of a program or event.
Review of Application
Once submitted, your application will be reviewed by EMD Serono. All requests are reviewed for merit, audience scope, compliance with legal, ethical and professional obligations, as well as fiscal responsibility.
Please note that submission of an application does not mean that EMD Serono has agreed to provide you any funding. Funding decisions are made only after a review of your complete application. All funding decisions are final and cannot be appealed.
EMD Serono complies with all federal and state reporting requirements.

Please email megrants@emdserono.com with any questions.


"Thank you and EMD Serono for the generous donation of $10,000 that will be used for Science programs at the elementary schools. Your continued support of Rockland Public Schools is greatly appreciated…"
John Retchless,
Superintendent of Schools


"Your financial support is greatly appreciated and EMD's leadership in modeling corporate responsibility is an equally important component to our success..."
Lance Hartford
Executive Director


"On behalf of the board, guests and staff of Rosie's Place thank you so much for sponsoring our annual luncheon 'Funny Women...Serious Business' at the Table Host level"
Sue Marsh
Executive Director