Address: Frankfurter Strasse 250, 64293 Darmstadt, Germany
Other locations: China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, UK, US
Number of staff: Approximately 38,000 employees in 66 countries

Contact: Silvie Lien
Tel: +44 (0) 23 8076 3327
Email contact

Industrial supplier of organic electronic materials and formulations

Active in

Organic thin-film transistors, OLED displays, OLED lighting, printed organic solar cells, electrophoretic displays, smart packaging, printed RFID, sensors, LCD displays and printing processes such as inkjet printing, screen printing, and flexo printing

Merck, Darmstadt, Germany is a global pharmaceutical, chemical and life science company. Innovations by entrepreneurial employees characterize the success of the company.

With lisicon, Merck offers complete material solutions in the organic electronics (OE) sector as customer-specific and ready-to-print formulations. The range stretches from printable high-performance semi-conductors and dielectrics to surface treatment chemicals.

Located on the Southampton Science Park, Southampton, UK, Merck established a state-of-the-art R&D centre. This facility has a dedicated OE technical team, with expertise in key areas such as synthetic chemistry, material formulation, printing, device fabrication and device physics. We are dedicated to the development of new advanced materials for emerging technologies including organic thin-film transistors (OTFT) and organic photovoltaics (OPV). Our team understands the importance of parameters such as film morphology and the interface between organic semiconductors (OSC) and supporting layers, and designs and develops formulations to optimise device performance in a variety of architectures and applications.