Fighting serious illness takes more than pioneering science and vital medicines; it also requires partnerships with healthcare professionals and patient advocates who provide programs that advance science and patient care.
As part of Amgen’s mission to serve patients, the company is proud to support organizations and programs that:
Amgen discloses donations and grants made by the company and the Amgen Foundation because we are committed to open sharing of information with all who have an interest in our business practices. In addition to disclosing donations and grants, Amgen also makes available on this website summaries of dozens of company policies and practices on issues such as ethical research, clinical data disclosure, responsible marketing practices, and ethical business conduct.
Independent Medical Education and Healthcare Donations
Amgen makes donations to qualified organizations that advance medicine and health care, promote health care professional education, educate the public on diseases and medical conditions, and support other philanthropic and charitable causes that ultimately benefit patients.
Grants and donations provided by Amgen and the Amgen Foundation are compliant with federal and state laws, as well as industry and academic codes and guidelines that govern such activities. In addition, Amgen applies strict standards to all of our interactions with healthcare professionals and other customers (click here for more information).
Amgen Foundation Grants
The Amgen Foundation is an integral part of Amgen's commitment to dramatically improve people's lives. Since its launch in 1991, the Foundation has contributed more than $180 million to regional, national and European organizations that work to advance science education, improve quality of care and access for patients, and create sound communities where Amgen staff members live and work.
European Donations to Patient Groups
Amgen (Europe) GmbH and affiliates make donations to qualified recipients that support the needs of patients/patient organizations to educate the public on diseases and medical conditions as well as other philanthropic and charitable causes, programs and activities that ultimately benefit patients. All grants and donations to patient groups are in compliance with the EFPIA Code of Practice on Relationships between Pharmaceutical Industry and Patient Organizations and are compliant with applicable laws.