Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company, founded in 1923 and headquartered in Denmark. Our purpose is to drive change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases such as obesity and rare blood and endocrine disorders. We do so by pioneering scientific breakthroughs, expanding access to our medicines and working to prevent and ultimately cure disease. Novo Nordisk employs about 43,500 people in 80 countries and markets its products in around 170 countries. For more information, visit www.novonordisk.com


Merck is a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials, working to make a positive difference to millions of people’s lives every day. Merck holds the global rights to the Merck name and brand. Exceptions: US and Canada, where the company operates as EMD Serono, MilliporeSigma, EMD Performance Materials, MilliporeSigma and EMD Performance Materials.