Patient Organizations

Biogen Idec International GmbH is proud to work with patient organizations and support their efforts to improve the lives of their members and raise awareness of serious medical conditions. We are aligned in enhancing patient advocacy and supporting medical research for the discovery of effective therapies with a focus on neurological disorders.

In 2013, Biogen Idec International provided funding to the patient organizations below in support of several important projects.


Patient organization Project Amount of support
ALS Liga Belgium 25th International ALS-symposium, December 1–7, 2014, Brussels, Belgium 8 000 EUR
EPPOSI Program fee 8 000 EUR
European MS Platform, EMSP Core funding to support patient educational activities; Spring Conference 2013, Development of the EMSP website, EUReMS, Job retention project for PwMS; Written Declaration on challenges for people with NDDs at work; MS Nurse PROfessional; The Under Pressure project. 133 500 EUR
EURORDIS - sponsorship Membership meeting in Dubrovnik, EURORDIS Gala Dinner and The Round Table of Companies 35 000 EUR
International MS Federation, MSIF Building stronger MS organizations in Arab and Pan-Asia regions and World MS Day 2013 65 000 GBP