Merck Animal Health Ventures
Merck Animal Health Ventures partners with companies and invests in bringing new solutions to address unmet customer needs, including advanced digital technologies. We are innovators, and we lead by bringing together capabilities across veterinarians, startups, inventors, entrepreneurs, customers and investment partners.
Merck Animal Health Ventures is based in Madison, New Jersey and is actively seeking partnerships and technology investment opportunities.
If you think we could be a good partner for your innovation project, click here.
A History of Innovation
We are leveraging a long history of innovation at Merck Animal Health. We focus on harnessing the power of transformational solutions to meet our customers’ needs today… and anticipate their needs for tomorrow.
Our goal is to build new businesses that:
Address unmet customer needs
Align with Merck Animal Health core businesses
Provide entry into new markets or transform existing markets
We bring state-of-the-art animal health technologies to market. The process
we use to generate ideas, make investment decisions and implement
solutions is both repeatable and rigorous.
FROM IDEA TO IMPLEMENTATION
Who We Are
Our team includes technology and finance experts, animal scientists, veterinarians and entrepreneurs who focus on identifying and investing in companies with early-stage technologies, devices and solutions. We offer value to our partners through our:
We work side-by-side with our partners to ensure success at each milestone.
Meet Our Team
Lead, Animal Health Ventures
Director, Animal Health Ventures
MERCK ANIMAL HEALTH VENTURES INVESTMENT BOARD
Rick DeLucaPresident, Animal Health
Jim McIntyreChief Business Development Officer
Fernando RiazaChief Marketing Officer
Kyle BakerChief Financial Officer
KJ Varma, BVSc, MVSc, Ph.D.Head of Research & Development
Jeroen Van de VenLead, Merck Animal Health Intelligence
Eli KamhineHead of Strategy and Discovery, MAHI Technology Labs
Interested in learning more? Do you have an investment idea? Are you a customer who would like to partner with us? Please reach out.