This excerpt taken from the ELN 20-F filed Mar 30, 2006.
Experience, Expertise and Patented Technology Portfolio
Elan has a proud track record of innovation and expertise in drug optimization. For more than 35 years, Elan has been applying its skills and knowledge to enhance the performance of dozens of drugs that have subsequently been marketed in more than 40 countries worldwide. Today, more than 2.5 million patients worldwide use drug products based on or enhanced by our technologies.
Our NanoCrystal technology was integral to the success of EDT in 2005. We look forward to more product approvals incorporating this technology in the next few years and to growing our business substantially over this period.