Merck KGaA will conduct from June 21-26, 2015, the 5th Merck Serono Innovation Cup Summer Camp, an initiative offering a chance for advanced students in life sciences and business administration programs to attend a one-week training program with Merck Serono professionals. This initiative is designed to support the professional development of post-graduate students interested in the pharmaceutical industry and also delivers new innovative approaches covering unmet medical need.
The Innovation Cup brings together a promising new generation of talent in a meeting of the generations with senior Merck Serono managers and researchers and accomplished Merck retirees. A video showing an overview of the event can be accessed here:
Post-graduate students in the life sciences field on their way towards a PhD in biology, medicine, biotechnology, bioinformatics, biochemistry, pharmacy or related fields are invited to apply. In addition, advanced MBA students or recent MBA graduates with an interest in the pharmaceutical business and a background in life sciences are also eligible. Postdocs can apply, too!
Participants have the chance to win with their team the Merck Serono Innovation Cup award – EUR 20,000 for the most convincing project plan worked out during the summer camp. Visit the website for more information.