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Merck Innovation Cup 2021 Germany – Indian Life Science Candidates Apply

Merck Innovation Cup 2021 Germany – Indian Life Science Candidates Apply. An interesting opportunity for life sciences candidates to apply for a Life Science Innovation Cup by Merck. All travel, accommodation and food expenses will be borne by Merck. Check out all of the details and apply for the same below:

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MERCK INNOVATION CUP

As a participator in our Innovation Cup, you get a chance to connect with top students from around the world, work in teams to develop new innovative ideas for unmet medical need, and also develop a business case with support from experienced professionals. We are offering shared prizes of EUR20,000 for the winning team and EUR5,000 for the runner-up. And also to make things even more intriguing, options to implement the best business plans will be assessed.

The Innovation Cup summer camp takes place on 26th June – 2nd July 2021, near Frankfurt, Germany. Your travel, accommodation and also food costs are paid for by Merck.

HOW DOES MERCK INNOVATION CUP WORK?

As part of the Innovation Cup, we invite you to join a week-long summer camp, to work together in an extremely stimulating atmosphere.

  • Work as part of a group to generate new ideas in the fields: oncology, immuno-oncology, autoimmunity, small molecules drug discovery, protein engineering and screening, digitalization.
  • Assess your ideas from a technical and business point of view and build a convincing business plan
  • Learn the essentials regarding R&D within the pharmaceutical industry
  • Network with the brightest students from all over the globe
  • Understand how products can be successfully discovered, developed, as well as brought to market
  • Get to know Merck and find out about career options
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A jury consisting of senior Merck researchers, as well as managers as well as external experts, will choose the winning business plans for first as well as second place.

On the last day of the summer camp, a conference with alumni of previous Innovation Cup editions will be arranged. Learn what alumni are doing today and also expand your network of top innovators.

Following the Innovation Cup, options to implement the most effective business plans will be evaluated. We will certainly keep you posted.

Travelling, lodging, as well as food expenses, are paid for by Merck.

This program is not open to healthcare professionals. Merck retains exclusive right to make any type of press release or any type of public communication about the Innovation Cup winner(s).

WHO CAN APPLY FOR MERCK INNOVATION CUP?

Applications are from postgrad students in the life sciences working towards a PhD in biology, medicine, biotech, bioinformatics, computer science, data science, biochemistry, chemistry, pharmacy, engineering or associated fields. Postdoctoral students are additionally welcome to apply, as are advanced MBA students or current MBA graduates with an interest in the pharmaceutical business and also a background in life sciences.

This program is not open to health care professionals.

SEIZE YOUR CHANCE!

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Participating in the Innovation Cup is a unique professional development opportunity for students from life science, computer science and business administration with an interest in the pharmaceutical industry. The event brings together a promising new generation of talent with active researchers, members of senior management and accomplished retirees from our biopharmaceuticals division.

YOUR BENEFITS

Enjoy the innovation experience of a lifetime! The winning team is awarded the Innovation Cup and a shared prize of €20,000! The runner-up receives a shared prize of €5,000. In the following, options to implement the best business plans will be evaluated. The Cup is also a great opportunity to network and boost your professional development. On the last day of the summer camp, a conference with alumni of previous Innovation Cup editions will be organized. Learn what alumni are doing today and expand your network of top innovators.

TEAMS FOR MERCK INNOVATION CUP

At the Innovation Cup, several teams run in parallel, covering the areas described below. Based on interest and expertise, participants choose the fields they are most interested in. We look forward to meeting you soon!

APPLICATION PROCESS FOR MERCK INNOVATION CUP

Applications are now open and accepted until 31 Jan 2021. Applicants will be informed about next steps by early March. You can apply for more than one team.

Application Process

Application is by a 2-stage process.

ONCOLOGY

The team oncology will work on new innovative approaches for the targeted treatment of cancer with small molecules or proteins.

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IMMUNO-ONCOLOGY

The team team immuno-oncology will work on new innovative approaches for the treatment of cancer via stimulating the immune system and overcoming the immunosuppressive environment of tumors.

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AUTOIMMUNITY

The team autoimmunity will work on new innovative approaches for the treatment of autoimmune diseases such as e.g. Lupus.

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DRUG DISCOVERY TECHNOLOGIES

The team drug discovery technologies will work on new innovative approaches to discover and optimize new small molecular drugs or new innovative approaches to design, screen or optimize new protein drugs.

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DRUG DISCOVERY TECHNOLOGIES

The team drug discovery technologies will work on new innovative approaches to discover and optimize new small molecular drugs or new innovative approaches to design, screen or optimize new protein drugs.

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DIGITALIZATION

The team digitalization will work on new innovative approaches to leverage the power of in-silico for drug discovery and development.

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PANDEMIC THREAT

The team pandemic threat will focus on innovative approaches to fight emerging pandemics.

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