SCRC Partner Profile: A Textbook Transformation at Biogen-Idec

Supply Chain View from the Field

It isn’t easy to drive change in biotech companies for a number of reasons. With their external spend increasing so fast, there is great pressure on biotech companies to rethink how their sourcing structures are set up to add most value. is showing how this can happen in the biotech sector. and with international headquarters in Zug, Switzerland, Biogen Idec is the world’s oldest independent biotech and a Fortune 500 company with more than $4 billion in annual revenues.

Biogen Idec designs the innovation supply chain

Supply Chain View from the Field

Since graduating from the NC State Jenkins MBA program in 2006, Joydeep Ganguly has risen through the ranks at Biogen Idec – the world’s oldest independent biotechnology company and the largest biotech employer in North Carolina. ” “Supply chain design is grounded in supply chain principles, but the problem is that in biotech, standard demand forecasting techniques don’t work.