It's the spirit that has defined us since the day Colonel Eli Lilly opened the doors of our first laboratory in Indianapolis. Over 140 years and nearly 100 medicines later, we keep looking for the next great discovery and for even more ways to make life better for people around the world.
At Biogen, our mission is clear: we are pioneers in neuroscience. Since our founding in 1978 as one of the world’s first global biotechnology companies, Biogen has led innovative scientific research with the goal over the last decade to defeat devastating neurological diseases.
A human health care company capable of making a meaningful contribution under any health care system while observing the highest legal and ethical standards in business activities.
We conduct our business consistent with all applicable laws and are honest in our dealings with customers, employees, shareholders, partners, suppliers, competitors and the community.
We pursue pharmaceutical innovation, provide high-quality products and strive to deliver superior business results.
We maintain an environment built on mutual respect, openness and individual integrity. This includes our concern for all people who touch or are touched by our company: customers, employees, shareholders, partners, suppliers and communities.
At Biogen, our mission is clear: we are pioneers in neuroscience.
Since our founding in 1978 as one of the world’s first global biotechnology companies by Charles Weissmann, Heinz Schaller, Kenneth Murray and Nobel Prize winners Walter Gilbert and Phillip Sharp, Biogen has led innovative scientific research with the goal over the last decade to defeat devastating neurological diseases.
Millions of people around the world are affected by multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Many people also suffer from less common diseases such as spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) and progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP).
We believe that no other disease area holds as much need or as much promise for medical breakthroughs as neuroscience.
We give first thoughts to patients and their families. We strive to increase the benefits that healthcare provides them and we conduct our business to meet their diversified healthcare needs worldwide. As a human health care (“hhc”) company, we develop and provide products and services that contribute to the well-being of patients and customers under any healthcare system.
In order to realize our corporate philosophy, we develop business activities that contribute to sustainable economic growth and the resolution of social issues, as well as make decisions and act appropriately and in a timely manner, in compliance with all relevant laws and ethical standards.