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Biogen Idec, Inc. (Massachusetts) 

14 Cambridge Center

Cambridge  Massachusetts  02142  U.S.A.
Phone: 617-679-2000 Fax: 617-679-2617

Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) is a biotechnology leader that discovers, develops and delivers to patients worldwide innovative therapies for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, hemophilia and autoimmune disorders. With its rich scientific heritage and passionate commitment to pioneering new advances, Biogen Idec recognizes that cutting-edge science and medicines can address unmet patient needs to change the course of devastating diseases.

Founded in 1978, Biogen Idec is the world’s oldest independent biotechnology company. Patients worldwide benefit from its leading multiple sclerosis therapies, and the company generates nearly $5 billion in annual revenues. Biogen Idec has a strong late stage pipeline with the potential to launch new products for multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and hemophilia by 2015.

With about 4,800 employees worldwide, Biogen Idec is a truly global organization. In addition to our headquarters in Weston, Mass., and our research operations in Cambridge, Mass., we have a world-class manufacturing facility in North Carolina and offices in Canada, Australia, Japan and throughout Europe. We also have a direct commercial presence in more than 29 markets and a network of distribution partners in more than 70 additional markets, including new markets such as Central/Eastern Europe, Brazil, China and India.

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Key Statistics

Ownership: Public

Web Site: Biogen
Employees: 1700
Symbol: BIIB



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Company News
Biogen (BIIB)'s $1.06 Billion Plant in the Greater Zurich Area Will Create 400 New Jobs 7/1/2015 6:35:25 AM
Four Ways That Biogen (BIIB) Is Being A Good Corporate Citizen 6/30/2015 6:47:45 AM
Biogen (BIIB) And Sobi Announce European Medicines Agency Validates ALPROLIX (rFIXFc) Marketing Authorization Application 6/26/2015 12:00:27 PM
Biogen (BIIB) And Sobi Announce European Medicines Agency Validates Alprolix (Rfixfc) Marketing Authorization Application 6/26/2015 9:30:00 AM
Biogen (BIIB) Achieves Carbon Neutrality 6/24/2015 3:06:27 PM
New Biogen (BIIB) Hemophilia Data At ISTH Congress To Highlight Extension Study Outcomes And Pediatric Use 6/18/2015 9:53:48 AM
Biogen (BIIB) And SELF Help Women Reimagine Daily Life With Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis (RMS) 6/18/2015 7:23:20 AM
Alfred Sandrock, Jr., M.D., Ph.D., Chief Medical Officer Of Biogen (BIIB), Joins Flex Pharma (FLKS)’s Scientific Advisory Board 6/15/2015 11:34:28 AM
Biogen (BIIB) And Samsung Bioepis Announce New Data For Three Anti-TNF Biosimilar Development Candidates At EULAR 2015 Congress 6/10/2015 9:29:06 AM
Buoyed by Biogen (BIIB), Roche (RHHBY) to Take Another Stab at Anti-Amyloid Alzheimer’s Drugs 6/9/2015 6:42:28 AM