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Merck’s latest Israeli venture

I’ve reported previously (see here) on Germany’s Merck and its many Israeli links. Merck’s VC arm M Ventures has just launched another startup incubator PMatX.  It will support Israeli companies specializing in advanced electronic products including semiconductors and sensor technologies. … Continue reading

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Merck partners Israeli meds tracker

I reported previously (see here) on Israel’s MediSafe’s and its medication tracker app. Now the medical giant Merck KGaA is to work with MediSafe to develop a custom version of its mobile application for tracking treatment of cardiometabolic conditions. https://www.calcalistech.com/ctech/articles/0,7340,L-3735265,00.html

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Merck’s 3rd biotech incubator

The Merck Group and Shanghai’s WuXi AppTec have launched the biotech startup incubator ExploreBio. It is Merck’s 3rd Israeli biotech incubator, based at Merck’s existing complex in Yavne and will focus on early stage biotechnology startups. The program has a … Continue reading

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Half of Merck healthcare revenue is due to Israel

Kai Beckmann, CEO of Performance Materials at German giant Merck, stated that Israeli innovation is behind almost half of Merck’s healthcare revenues. Merck has just opened a new technology innovation laboratory at its subsidiary, Qlight Nanotech in Jerusalem. https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-innovation-makes-up-half-of-merck-healthcare-revenue-top-official-says/

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Merck launches Israel electronics incubator

German life-science giant Merck is founding a technological innovation laboratory in Yavne, called PMatX that will function as an incubator for Israeli startups. Its investments will total €20 million and will focus on next-generation electronics. http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-merck-launches-20m-israel-incubator-1001202431

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Merck and Weizmann sign medical agreement

US giant Merck has signed a new framework agreement with Israel’s Weizmann Institute to research new solutions in the area of biotechnology and cancer research. Merck has more than 300 employees at four sites throughout Israel. http://www.timesofisrael.com/merck-weizmann-institute-sign-strategic-deal-on-cancer-research/

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Merck buys Israeli cancer biotech

Germany’s Merck will acquire cCAM Biotherapeutics, the Israeli developer of cancer immunotherapies, for an estimated $600 million. cCAM is developing CM-24, for the treatment of melanoma and certain lung, bladder, gastric, colorectal and ovarian cancers. http://www.haaretz.com/business/1.668381

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Merck’s Israeli R&D center

The German giant Merck joined the growing number of multinationals with Israeli Research & Development centers by purchasing Jerusalem’s Qlight Nanotech. Qlight’s innovative nanocrystal technology is ideal for low energy LCD screens and LED lighting. Merck’s other Israeli ventures include … Continue reading

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Merck to work with Israeli life science companies

US giant Merck is to collaborate with Israeli companies on technological projects. Israel’s Chief Scientist’s Office will grant financial support for joint projects researching into life-saving medicines, which Merck will match. http://www.jpost.com/Health-and-Science/Pharmaceutical-giant-cooperates-with-chief-scientist-to-promote-life-science-R-and-D-352943

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Expanding software testing to medical systems

Israeli-based Qualitest (see here previously) has acquired Israel’s Comply, which provides software testing services to the digital health sector. Qualitest’s customers will now include Teva, Merck, Johnson & Johnson, GE Medical and AbbVie. https://www.timesofisrael.com/qualitest-buys-israel-based-comply-to-gain-edge-in-pharma-software-testing/

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