At Merck Serono, we are actively committed to transforming lives through medical science. We specialize in the treatment of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, infertility, endocrine and metabolic disorders, cardiovascular diseases and other serious, life-altering diseases.
Around the world, over 17,000 employees work to discover, develop, manufacture and commercialize Merck Serono’s prescription therapies, available in over 150 countries.
We are internationally recognized as a biotechnology leader, with innovative and successful products along with a well-stocked and promising development pipeline. Specialized know-how in research and production means that we are able to ensure absolutely high-quality manufacturing, a key success factor especially in the biopharmaceutical industry.
In 2009, sales of Merck Serono products generated total revenues of € 5.3 billion. We devote around 22% of these earnings to the pursuit of innovative new therapies through our own research and development, strategic alliances and agreements.