The Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) Hong Kong is funded by the Amgen Foundation. However, the program is made possible through the generosity and support of numerous organizations and individuals in addition to the Amgen Foundation. We would like to acknowledge the following:
The Amgen Foundation seeks to advance excellence in science education to inspire the next generation of innovators, and invest in strengthening communities where Amgen staff members live and work. To date, the Foundation has donated over $250 million in grants to local, regional and international nonprofit organizations that impact society in inspiring and innovative ways. In addition to the Amgen Biotech Experience, the Amgen Foundation brings the excitement of discovery to the scientists of tomorrow through several signature programs, including Amgen Scholars and Amgen Teach.
Education Development Center
The ABE Program Office is based at Education Development Center (EDC), a global nonprofit organization located outside Boston, Massachusetts. The Program Office serves as the administrative home for the Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE), providing technical assistance, developing resources, and supporting program sites and participating teachers. The Program Office manages communications and outreach and works alongside the Amgen Foundation to advance the ABE program.
EDC’s mission is to create learning opportunities for people around the world, empowering them to pursue healthier and more productive lives. Learn more at www.edc.org.
New England Biolabs (NEB)
New England Biolabs (NEB) is a recognized world leader in the discovery, development and commercialization of recombinant and native enzymes for genomic research. To bring exciting laboratory experience to the next generation of scientists, NEB provides reagents free of charge to the ABE Hong Kong through its educational course support program. The generous support assure the success of the Hong Kong ABE program. Learn more at https://www.neb.com/.
Centre for Learning Sciences and Technologies, CUHK
The Centre for Learning Sciences and Technologies (CLST) was established in April 2005 under the auspices of the Hong Kong Institute of Educational Research, CUHK. The Centre support the ABE program through the use of various information technologies and provide administrative support to the program, as well as their connections with schools and teachers. Learn more at http://clst.fed.cuhk.edu.hk/.