News

WHAT'S NEW

Fri, April 28, 2017

Strategically complementary combination to enhance and diversify Fresenius Kabi’s business and portfolio.  "Joining our two companies and product portfolios will strengthen and diversify both businesses,” said John Ducker, president and CEO of Fresenius Kabi USA. “Akorn brings to Fresenius Kabi specialized expertise in development, manufacturing and marketing of alternate dosage forms, as well as access to new customer segments like retail, ophthalmology and veterinary practices. Its pipeline is also impressive, with approximately 85 ANDAs filed and pending with the FDA and dozens more in development.”

“Fresenius Kabi is an excellent fit for Akorn, strategically and culturally,” said Raj Rai, Akorn’s Chief Executive Officer. “Fresenius brings to Akorn the strength and resources of a global leader with an experienced U.S. team and an outstanding record of growth and award-winning service in the United States. We look forward to working with Fresenius Kabi on this next phase of our growth. When the transaction closes, we will strive to ensure a smooth transition for our employees and customers.”
 

Mon, April 3, 2017

“The Illinois Science and Technology Park is on the forefront of innovation to help grow Illinois.  This facility allows for smaller companies to grow and flourish,” said Governor Rauner."  These comments were made during a one-hour town hall meeting—attended by many of the park’s life science, energy and nanotech company employees— that followed a tour of one of the research park’s laboratories.  Rauner continued,  “In order to move Illinois forward, we have to continue to invest in small businesses that our transforming our economy. We need to make structural changes to get our state back on track.”

“The Illinois Science + Technology Park represents one of  Chicago’s premier life science and technology campuses,” said Yisroel Gluck, President of American Landmark Properties. “The three existing fully renovated lab and office buildings are currently 86 percent leased to leading domestic and multi-national life science, energy, and nanotech companies.”

NEWS ARCHIVES

April 2017

Governor Rauner Visits ISTP

“The Illinois Science and Technology Park is on the forefront of innovation to help grow Illinois.  This facility allows for smaller... Read on >

March 2017

Skokie 2016 Update

The Village of Skokie enjoyed another high profile year, particularly in terms of total retail sales growth, ranking #1 among the Top 20... Read on >

American Landmark Properties announced ISTP acquisition

“The Illinois Science + Technology Park represented a rare opportunity to acquire one of Chicago’s premier life science and technology campuses,”... Read on >

February 2017

Conference for Midwest Nanotechnician Programs

On Friday, March 24th, Oakton Community College will host the 2017 Conference for Midwest Nanotechnician Programs at the Conference Center of the... Read on >