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Biogen Idec, Inc. (North Carolina) 

5000 Davis Drive

Research Triangle Park  North Carolina  27709-4627  U.S.A.
Phone: 919-993-1100 Fax: 919-941-1112

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 Idec, Inc. (North Carolina)
Employees: 1700
Symbol: BIIB



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Company News
1,075 New Jobs to be Added by 11 Life Science Firms in Massachusetts: Amgen (AMGN), Alnylam (ALNY), Biogen Idec, Inc. (North Carolina) (BIIB), GE Healthcare Bio-Sciences, Quest Diagnostics (DGX), Alkermes (ALKS), Baxter Healthcare (BAX), Merrimack (MACK), Synageva BioPharma (GEVA), Philips Electronics, SMC 3/19/2015 6:51:59 AM
Biogen Idec, Inc. (North Carolina) (BIIB), Eisai Inc. (ESALF.PK) Team Up at Research Triangle Park Facilities 12/12/2012 7:11:51 AM
Biogen Idec, Inc. (North Carolina) (BIIB) Opens New RTP Facility 11/30/2012 11:49:15 AM
Swedish Orphan Biovitrum's Agreement With Biogen Idec, Inc. (Massachusetts) (BIIB) Regarding Long-Lasting rFVIIIFc and rFIXFc Hemophilia Programs 2/6/2012 6:36:43 AM
Biogen Idec, Inc. (North Carolina) (BIIB) and Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB Announce Decision to Advance Long- Lasting Hemophilia A Therapy into a Registrational Trial 7/9/2010 10:02:54 AM
US Judge Finds Biogen, Inc. Breached Pact with Biogen (JOBS) 9/4/2009 7:02:17 AM
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Biogen Idec, Inc. (Massachusetts) (BIIB) 1st-Quarter Earnings Up But Sales Disappoint 4/17/2009 7:18:55 AM
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY) (JOBS), Biogen Idec, Inc. (Massachusetts) (BIIB) (JOBS) CEOs: We're Not Rushing to Be Acquired 4/10/2009 7:29:42 AM
Biogen Idec, Inc. (Massachusetts) (BIIB) CEO Gets 7 Percent 2008 Compensation Boost 4/2/2009 7:16:21 AM