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BIO-Europe Spring

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Delivered In-Person & Digitally
March 28–30, 2022, Basel, SwitzerlandApril 4–6, 2022, Digital Partnering

Martin Picard
Head of External Research & Development at Merck KGaA


Martin Picard, PhD, Global Head External Research & Development at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, is leading the partnering function within R&D, covering all scientific aspects for inbound and outbound partnering from discovery to market across therapeutic and technology areas, and working hand in hand with Business Development. He has been in leadership roles in the External Innovation arena for the last 5 years, and more than 20 years in drug development, including leadership of global development programs for NCEs and NBEs across all phases and a broad range of therapeutic areas in 3 pharmaceutical companies. His academic background is Life Science, and he obtained his Ph.D. at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and the Center for Molecular Biology (ZMBH) in Heidelberg, Germany.

Agenda Sessions

  • Research strategy and partnership potential at Merck KGaA

    On Demand