Milestone events at Lilly BELGIUM

  • 1969 Lilly Belgium founded with an office on Rue de l’Etuve 52, Brussels

  • 1970s Portfolio consisted mainly of antibiotics

  • 1983 Introduction of a breakthrough medicine in diabetes

  • 1987 Research & Development Center opened in Mont-Saint-Guibert

  • 1990 First country in the world to obtain reimbursement for its life-changing anti- depressant

  • 1993 A breakthrough medicine in Parkinson‘s disease

  • 1999 Introduction of a life-changing antipsychotic drug

  • 2000 New innovation in diabetes enables patients to inject less frequently

 
  • 2002 Awarded with Galenus prize for innovative medicines and introduction of innovation in urology

  • 2006 New advances for patients with lung cancer

  • 2007 Eli Lilly European Clinical Trial Services – ELECTS - opens in Mont-Saint-Guibert ; closure of the R&D site

  • 2008 1st Global Day of Service, Lilly’s corporate responsibility program

  • 2012 New offices open in Rue du Marquis 1/4b, Brussels

  • 2016 An additional milestone in diabetes

  • 2017 Innovation in dermatology and rheumatology

  • 2019 Lilly Belgium celebrates its 50th anniversary