EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Biogen Idec

21 Oct, 2016
    • Denmark
  • Organisation size

    50-249

  • Establishment size

    50-249

  • Type of restructuring
    • Business expansion
  • Ownership
    • Private
  • Sectors
    • PROFESSIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL ACTIVITIES
  • Involved actors

    • Business partners/supply chain
    • Education/training provider
  • Anticipation of change activities
    • Training/skill development
    • Strategic long-term monitoring of market and technological developments
    • Promotion of geographic mobility
    • R&D - innovation
Biogen Idec was formed in 2003 from the merger of two companies, Biogen Inc., founded in 1978, and IDEC Pharmaceuticals Corporation, founded in 1985. Today, it is one of the largest biotechnology companies in the world. Biogen Idec covers the entire value chain, from R&D to worldwide sales. The company is currently represented in 26 European countries, Japan, Canada, Australia and New Zealand and operates a global distribution network covering more than 90 countries. The corporate headquarters is located in Cambridge, MA
 
keywords
  • Knowledge-intensive business sector
  • Globalisation/Internationalisation