Research Solutions

Merck helps its customers with research solutions to better understand biological function and disease through a portfolio of ~250,000 products and services – including inhibitors and biochemical, antibodies, multiplexed assay kits, instruments and software, and lab productivity chemicals.




Process Solutions

With over 15,000 products and services– including single-use manufacturing, filtration, chromatography and purification, virus reduction, pharma and bio-pharma raw materials, drug delivery compounds, and engineering and validation services–, Merck supports its customers with its teams of technical experts and one of the most complete portfolios in the industry. 




Applied Solutions

Merck supports its customers by ensuring that drugs, food and beverages are safe for consumption by providing analytical tools for quality testing. Some of its ~62,000 products and services include lab water instruments, consumables and services, microbiology and bio-monitoring, test assays, analytical reagents and flow cytometry kits and instruments. 





Merck Bioscience products and services simplify the workflow for researchers, and help to advance research in a wide variety of areas ranging from neuroscience, infectious disease, oncology, and metabolic disorders to stem cells, cell signaling, nuclear function, and chromatin biology. 


Life Science

Merck Life Science supplies leading edge and high quality products to academia and pharma/ biotech customers engaged in conducting life science and disease research.

Products include:

  • Flow Cytometry: Cell Imaging & Counting.
  • Multiplex & Immunoassays: For use with Luminex systems, ELISAs and RIAs for complete biomarkers analysis.
  • Western Blotting: Membranes, optimized reagents, and streamlined processing with SNAP i.d.®.
  • Inhibitors & Biochemicals: Calbiochem® Inhibitors & Research Essential Biochemicals.
  • Cell Preparation: Stericup® and Millex® Filters.
  • Antibodies: Upstate® and Chemicon®.
  • Protein Sample Preparation: Amicon Ultra Filters and Pure Proteome Magnetic Beads.

Molecular Biology: KOD DNA Polymerase or Genejuice Transfection Reagents.


Lab Water

Merck’s range of purification water systems is designed to provide laboratories with efficient and economic performance, adapted monitoring and quality assurance.

Lab Water Purification Systems include:


Ultrapure Water Type 1

  • Milli-Q® IQ 7000 Ultrapure Lab Water System, Milli-Q Integral & Direct
  • Direct-Q, Synergy, Simplicity, Super-Q

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Analytical-Grade Water Type 2

  • Elix Reference, Elix Advantage, Elix Essential
  • RiO-DI, Milli-DI, Milli-Q HZ7000

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Reverse Osmosis Laboratory-Grade Water Type 3

  • RioS Essential
  • Milli-Q HR 7000

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Clinical Analyzers Feed Systems

Analyzer-Feed-Systems (AFS) produces Clinical Laboratory Reagent Water (CLRW) and reduces water consumption significantly, thereby decreasing laboratories’ tap water expenses. Water is the most frequently used fluidic reagent onboard a clinical analyzer. In busy and demanding biomedical laboratories, where sample throughput often reaches several thousand samples per day, the choice of the lab’s water purification system is key to smooth and uninterrupted daily lab operation.

Products include:

  • AFS Systems (small and large flow rates)
  • RiOs-DI Clinical
  • Milli-Q CLX 7000

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Merck supplies state-of-the-art regulatory compliant microbiological testing solutions. Its quality control products and services ensure that pharmaceuticals and F&B are free from biological contaminants when released into markets.

Products include:

  • Air Monitoring Testing.
  • Sterility Testing.
  • Bioburden Testing: Milliflex and EZ Family.
  • Dehydrated Culture Media: Real-Time PCR Kits and Immunoassays (Lateral Flow Tests).
  • Milliflex Quantum Rapid Detection System.
  • MilliPROBE: Real-Time Detection System for Mycoplasma.
  • Homogenizers for Food Testing.
  • Environmental Testing: Swaps, Settle Plates, Heipha Contact Plates.

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Waters, Food & Environmental Analytics

With over 150 years of experience in analytics, Merck gives you the quality, tools and service you need to work with complete confidence. Combining state-of-the-art instruments with chemicals and reagents of outstanding quality, Merck’s comprehensive portfolio covers all your analytical and sample preparation requirements.

Products include:

  • Spectruquant®: Safety in Water Analysis.
  • Turbiquant®: Turbidity Measurements.
  • Reflectoquant®: Reflectometry Easy In-Process Monitoring.
  • MColortest™: Colorimetric, Variety and Eas-of-Use 1 Titrimetric Test Kits.
  • MQuant™: Test Strips Universal, Fast and Simple.
  • MColorpHast™: pH Test Strips and Papers.


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Analytical & Sample Preparation

Merck offers analytical excellence for a wide range of applications and top quality, validated products. With a long history of enabling efficient sample preparation within the life sciences, Merck provides solutions to address applications in the following areas:


  • Filtration of Aqueous and Organic Solutions
  • Sample Preparation for Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry
  • Concentration & Purification
  • Sterile Filtration
  • Environmental Monitoring & Analysis
  • Fuel, Hydraulic Fluids & Machined Parts.

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