Amgen to offer 13,500 Irish students hands-on lab experience

The Amgen Foundation has announced an expansion of its Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) programme in partnership with University College Dublin (UCD) and Dublin City University (DCU)

6th May, 2018
Richard Bruton, Minister for Education and Skills, and Melody McGuirk; Alannah Fagan and Michaela Doran from Rockford Manor Presentation Secondary School, Blackrock, Co Dublin, at the Amgen Biotech Experience Global Conference

Some 13,500 secondary school students are to benefit from a biotechnology hands-on lab experience over the next three years, after the Amgen Foundation announced an expansion of its Amgen Biotech Experience (ABE) programme in partnership with University College Dublin (UCD) and Dublin City University (DCU).

By 2020, ABE will have reached over 21,000 students in Ireland, bringing the Amgen Foundation’s investment in the Ireland to approximately €470,000.

The Amgen Biotech Experience programme empowers secondary school science...

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