Horizon Pharma Becomes iBIO Leadership Sponsor
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Horizon Pharma joins distinguished list of major supporters of iBIO, the lead organization for life sciences and biotechnology in Illinois.
CHICAGO, IL – The Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization—better known as iBIO®– today announced that through its growing support, Horizon Pharma, has been elevated to an iBIO Leadership Sponsor. Leadership sponsors of iBIO are recognized publicly as being the lead investors in the future of science innovation and commercialization in Illinois.
“Horizon is proud to be an iBIO Leadership Sponsor and supports the great work iBIO does to build Illinois and the surrounding Midwest into a leading life sciences community,” said Timothy P. Walbert, chairman, president and chief executive officer, Horizon Pharma.
iBIO President & CEO Warren Ribley added “We are honored to have Horizon Pharma as a leadership sponsor. Horizon Pharma is a perfect example that successful life sciences companies can be built in Illinois. Their investment and leadership in iBIO will help us ensure the continued growth of our community.”
Horizon Pharma joins a prestigious group including AbbVie, Astellas, Baxter, and Takeda as other iBIO Leadership Sponsors.