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During a one-week Summer Camp, 42 selected postgraduate students will attend in-depth presentations about the pharmaceutical and chemical industry. Participants will work in small teams to generate an innovative idea that addresses a scientific challenge and develop the idea into a business plan. The teams will recei- ve coaching and guidance from Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany and its affiliates managers and scientists as well as experienced retirees. The teams will present their business plans to
a grand jury composed of top management of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany and its affi- liates plus external experts. The jury will select the best business plan and present the winning team with the Innovation Cup award and a cash prize of EUR 20,000 plus EUR 5,000 and EUR 3,000 for the runner-ups. Options to implement the best business plans will be evaluated. On the first day of the Summer Camp, a conference with alumni from previous editions of the Inno- vation Cup will be organized.

When? 31.01.2023
Where? Near Frankfurt am Main 0
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Online application Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany invites advanced students in the natural sciences, computer sciences, and business administration from all over the world to apply to participate in the Innovation Cup. 42 students will be selected: • Sciences: Postgraduate students in the natural sciences on their way towards a PhD or working as a postdoc in biology, chemistry, physics, medicine, biotech, bioinformatics, biochemistry, pharmacy, informatics, computer science, data science, engineering, or related fields • Business: Advanced MBA students or recent MBA graduates with an interest in the pharmaceutical and chemical business. Not open to healthcare professionals.


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