AbbVie Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG (AbbVie) is a fully owned subsidiary of AbbVie, Inc. located in Abbott Park, Illinois, US. AbbVie is a biopharmaceutical company operating worldwide with research in different therapeutic areas, e.g. immunology, oncology and neuroscience. The Neuroscience Discovery department has its main research facilities in Ludwigshafen, Germany. The research activities have a focus on disease modifying therapies for Alzheimer’s disease and Multiple sclerosis. Besides being the Center of Excellence for neuroscience research Ludwigshafen is a fully integrated site including development and production facilities.