The MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation has announced that Sanofi, a global health care leader with 112 industrial sites in 41 countries and more than 20 research and development sites — including Sanofi Pasteur, Genzyme, and Merial — has become a strategic sponsor of the Forum and an advisory board member.
"We admire and respect the innovative work of the MIT Forum, and Sanofi is grateful for the opportunity to join this esteemed group,” says Paul Jansen, Sanofi's associate vice president for global medical device development. “I look forward to collaborating with our industry peers and MIT research colleagues through the Forum, to help inform and drive tomorrow’s resources for our customers."
David Simchi-Levi, a professor of civil and environmental engineering and engineering systems and founder of the Forum, says, “Sanofi is a company that has a strong commitment to R&D and innovation and has made significant breakthroughs in the health care industry. We thank Sanofi for their two-year commitment to the Forum and welcome Paul Jansen to the Forum’s advisory board.”
The MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation is a community composed of academics and industry members whose support allows Forum researchers to provide customer-focused solutions to design and manage the new supply chain. The Forum has pioneered a deeper understanding of the supply chain and its relationship to corporate strategy and has broad support from a wide cross-section of industry.