In 2011, Boehringer Ingelheim achieved net sales of about $17.1 billion ( 13.2 billion euro). R&D expenditure in the business area Prescription Medicines corresponds to 23.5% of its net sales.
About Eli Lilly and CompanyLilly, a leading innovation-driven corporation, is developing a growing portfolio of pharmaceutical products by applying the latest research from its own worldwide laboratories and from collaborations with eminent scientific organizations. Headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, Lilly provides answers – through medicines and information – for some of the world's most urgent medical needs. Additional information about Lilly is available at www.lilly.com.
About Lilly DiabetesLilly has been a global leader in diabetes care since 1923, when we introduced the world's first commercial insulin. Today we work to meet the diverse needs of people with diabetes through research and collaboration, a broad and growing product portfolio and our continued commitment to providing real solutions – from medicines to support programs and more – to make lives better.For more information, visit www.lillydiabetes.com. P-LLY This press release contains forward-looking statements about Lilly's basal insulin LY2605541 in Phase III clinical trial development. It reflects Lilly's current beliefs; however, as with any such undertaking, there are substantial risks and uncertainties in the process of drug development and commercialization. There is no guarantee that future study results and patient experience will be consistent with study findings to date or that LY2605541 will be commercially successful. For further discussion of these and other risks and uncertainties, please see Lilly's latest Forms 10-Q and 10-K filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Lilly undertakes no duty to update forward-looking statements. CONTACT: Tammy HullCommunications ManagerLilly DiabetesEmail: email@example.comPhone: +1 (317) 651-9116 Catherine LondonAssociate Director, Communications and Public RelationsBoehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (203) 798-4638 (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20031219/LLYLOGO ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110825/DE57898LOGO )