Employee and Community Engagement

Employee and Community Engagement

At MilliporeSigma, we look for opportunities to use employee and community engagement to spark scientific curiosity and breakthroughs. We know that not all people have access to the advancements in public health that have come through innovations in life science. We also know that tomorrow’s innovations depend on the next generation of scientific explorers. This is why we focus our community engagement in two primary areas: supporting today’s scientists to accelerate access to health through scientific research and inspiring curiosity in the next generation of scientists through science education.

Our community engagement efforts include SPARK—a global, skills-based volunteer program that allows MilliporeSigma employees to leverage their diverse talents, skills and experiences to give back to the communities in which they live and work. We also created the Curiosity Labs™ program to bring the expertise of our employees and access to hands-on, interactive science lessons to classrooms around the world.

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Sparking Curiosity to Drive Tomorrow’s Scientists and Innovators
Curiosity, in my view, is one of the driving forces behind everything we do—and everything we are capable of doing. Through curiosity in science, I believe we are given a unique way to help make a difference. Or, as we like to say at MilliporeSigma, science enables us to help solve the world’s toughest problems. Yet, despite its limitless possibilities, science education isn't what it...
Mar 1, 2017 10:05 AM ET
MilliporeSigma Kicks Off Year-Long ‘Curiosity Cube™’ Tour
SAN FRANCISCO, January 12, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Recognizing that tomorrow’s discoveries depend on the next generation of scientists—and that breakthroughs begin with curiosity—MilliporeSigma has kicked off a year-long “Curiosity Cube™” tour. The tour builds on MilliporeSigma’s successful Curiosity...
Jan 12, 2017 2:15 PM ET
MilliporeSigma: What Does a Curiosity Lab Look Like?
What does a Curiosity Lab look like?  54 seconds shows you an entire Curiosity Lab where students in Israel learned about DNA and identified their own DNA.  We make curiosity possible through learning what the building blocks of DNA, known as AGTC, are and how they work together to give us our own unique characteristics.  To learn more about how we are sparking curiosity...
Mar 11, 2016 9:55 AM ET
MilliporeSigma: Engaging Employees to #SPARKcuriosity
As the life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, which operates as MilliporeSigma in the United States and Canada completed the transformational acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich in November 2015 we challenged our newly formed organization to think about how they could #SparkCuriosity in their communities and in the next generation of young scientific minds.  That challenge lead our...
Mar 8, 2016 7:55 AM ET
MilliporeSigma Launches Global Science Education Program to Inspire Future Scientists
Billerica, Mass., March 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, which operates as MilliporeSigma in the U.S. and Canada, today announced the launch of SPARK, a global skills-based volunteer program that provides community service opportunities for its...
Mar 7, 2016 8:05 AM ET

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