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Merck is a global Science and Technology company focused on Life Science, Healthcare and Performance Materials. Their Life Science division is the leading global supplier of research chemicals. 

It has been around for more than 350 years, with 52,000 employees in 66 countries working on breakthrough solutions and technologies. In 2018, they invested a total of € 2.2 billion in research and development. 

As the leading supplier of research chemicals, Merck is the exclusive supplier of Cyrene™ to the research community giving them a unique position to communicate the developments and applications of Cyrene™ to over 1 million customers seeking more sustainable solvent alternatives to conventional products. Several applications are identified for the implementation of Cyrene™, including medicinal chemistry applications and the production of membranes. 

Role in the project:

Merck will explore the implementation of Cyrene™, including applications in medicinal chemistry and in membrane production.