bi³offers a comprehensive set of resources and services to ensure rapid startup and quick progression to the clinic:
- Funding:bi³supplies the financial resources necessary to convert “drug prototypes” into development candidates that can quickly enter the clinic in return for pre-negotiated option rights for Biogen Idec.
- Facility:bi³offers state-of-the-art laboratory space, office space, and shared equipment in an access-controlled environment adjacent to Biogen Idec’s headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
- Focus:bi³provides important resources that allows founders to stay focused on the science.bi³companies have access to Biogen Idec’s drug discovery expertise, core facilities, scientific services, and world-class technology.bi³supplies all the business and administrative support required to manage day-to-day company operations.
With these resources in hand, founders are ideally positioned to successfully demonstrate the therapeutic potential of a drug candidate and realize significant economic benefits in only 2 to 3 years.