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Merck & Co: Partnering activity 2005-2013

Posted on 22 April 2013

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Merck & Co announced over 260 partnering / licensing deals since 2005, with 38 deals in 2012 alone.

Analysis of the partnering deals shows a strong emphasis on partnerships in cardiovascular, respiratory, oncology, neuroscience, infectious disease, immunology and women's health.

Abstracted from: Partnering Deals and Alliances with Merck & Co

The number of Merck partnering, collaborative R&D and licensing deals announced varied year on year with a steady increase to a peak of 38 deals announced in 2012. This was probably due to the company growing partnering momentum after the acquisition and assimilation of Schering-Plough in 2009.

The following figure shows the level of Merck partnering deal announcements since 2005.

Figure 1: Merck & Co partnering deals 2005-2012

Merck partnering activity per year

Source: Current Agreements, 2013

Analysis of the Merck partnering deals shows a strong emphasis on partnerships in cardiovascular, respiratory, oncology, neuroscience, infectious disease, immunology and women's health.

This reflects the focus areas of Merck & Co strongly.

Merck & Co has signed over 260 partnering, collaborative R&D and licensing deals since 2005.

The following provides a summary of the top Merck partnering deals by headline value.

Figure 5: Top Merck & Co partnering deals by headline value 2005-2013

Merck partnering top deals

Source: Current Agreements, 2013

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