In its life science segment, Merck is a leading manufacturer of high-quality media for cell cultures in the field of microbiological diagnostics, environmental monitoring and sterility testing. In addition to media for cell cultures in Petri dishes and contact plates for microbial monitoring, the company also offers specially designed products for use in cleanrooms and isolators. Its product range also includes liquid media in bags, tubes and bottles. The main goal of product development is media optimisation, which guarantees a diagnosis established in every area of application. To ensure optimisation, in addition to new media composition, the company also offers customised solutions.