MERCK Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien operates in the healthcare, life science, and performance materials sectors worldwide. It offers prescription medicines to treat cancer, multiple sclerosis, infertility, growth deficiencies, type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular and thyroid diseases, as well as squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck; diagnostics and prescription drugs for allergen immunotherapy; and fertility treatments. The company also provides life science products and services for use in the discovery, development, and manufacture of drug therapies, as well as in laboratories; and specialty chemicals for use in displays, computer chips, surfaces, Integrated circuits, microelectronic systems, anti-reflection coatings, and cosmetics. It has alliances with Pfizer Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Intrexon Corporation, Avillion LLP., F-star Delta Ltd, SFJ Pharmaceuticals Group, Alibaba Health, Checkmate Pharmaceuticals, Solvias, and Leap Therapeutics, Inc., as well as a collaboration with Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited. The company was founded in 1668 and is headquartered in Darmstadt, Germany. MERCK Kommanditgesellschaft auf Aktien is a subsidiary of E. Merck Kommanditgesellschaft.