For more than a century, Merck has been inventing medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. We have always been and always will be inventing, and we do it for the single greatest purpose: Life.
What is invention? Is it the latest gadget? The greatest phone?
For us, it's so much more.
It's the vaccine that helps provide a healthy future. It's the medicine that saves lives.
It's an open door with new possibilities on the other side.
It's a more hopeful future for all.
PIONEERING NEW APPROACHES TO PREVENT AND FIGHT CANCER
PREVENTING LIFE-THREATENING DISEASES
CHALLENGING ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
HELPING EASE THE IMPACT OF DIABETES
PREVENTING AND TREATING INFECTIOUS DISEASES
PLAYING AN INDISPENSABLE ROLE IN EMERGING GLOBAL HEALTH CRISES
HELPING MORE WOMEN HAVE SAFE AND HEALTHY CHILDBIRTHS
In a recent survey, we found that people don't associate medicine or vaccines with invention.
So we took to the streets to ask what invention people can't wait for. Most talked about robots, flying cars, and teleporters.
One woman had a very different take on invention.