MSD Animal Health Ventures

About Us

MSD Animal Health Ventures partners with companies and invests in bringing new solutions to address unmet customer needs, including advanced digital technologies. We are innovators, and we lead by bringing together capabilities across veterinarians, startups, inventors, entrepreneurs, customers and investment partners.

MSD Animal Health Ventures is based in Rahway, New Jersey and is actively seeking partnerships and technology investment opportunities.

If you think we could be a good partner for your innovation project, click here.

A History of Innovation

We are leveraging a long history of innovation at MSD Animal Health. We focus on harnessing the power of transformational solutions to meet our customers’ needs today… and anticipate their needs for tomorrow.

Our goal is to build new businesses that:

Address unmet customer needs

Align with MSD Animal Health core businesses

Provide entry into new markets or transform existing markets

Our Approach

We bring state-of-the-art animal health technologies to market. The process we use to generate ideas, make investment decisions and implement solutions is both repeatable and  rigorous.


Our Portfolio


Who We Are

Our team includes technology and finance experts, animal scientists, veterinarians and entrepreneurs who focus on identifying and investing in companies with early-stage technologies, devices and solutions. We offer value to our partners through our:

Scientific approach, understanding of biology, disease conditions, treatment and prevention

Deep end-to-end understanding of our customers’ businesses

Expertise in data science and analytics

Customer access and global scale

We work side-by-side with our partners to ensure success at each milestone.

Meet Our Team

Stephen Murray

Lead, Animal Health Ventures


Animal Health Ventures

Janette Barnard

Emerging Categories

André Costa

Precision Poultry

John Kolb

Precision Swine

Tom Stein

Precision Swine

Rodrigo Souza

Precision Ruminants


Rick DeLuca


Jim McIntyre

Chief Business Development Officer

Kyle Baker

Chief Financial Officer

Jeroen Van de Ven

Vice President, Global Marketing, Commercial Services and Technology Solutions

Eli Kamhine

Head of Strategy; Discovery, Technology Solutions

Contact Us

Interested in learning more? Do you have an investment idea? Are you a customer who would like to partner with us? Please reach out.

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