Our founder, Paul Allen, often starts conversations with his team by asking “What’s next?” It’s a simple question, but one that often results in imaginative discussions that leave us eager to question what is possible if we peer just a bit further around that unexplored corner.
Vulcan Technology focuses on disruptive solutions that push the boundaries of the state of the art as well as ideas that implement technology to move philanthropic efforts forward.
Founded in 2003, the Institute is dedicated to accelerating understanding of the human brain. The team has produced groundbreaking public resources that now serve as staple research tools for scientists worldwide.
The Allen Institute for Cell Science will investigate and model the complex living machinery of cells.
The Allen Institute of Artificial Intelligence is exploring the critical questions and exciting possibilities in the field of AI, including opportunities to help computers acquire knowledge and reason.
One major initiative we’ve focused on recently is the Domain Awareness Project, also known as DAS, where we are collaborating with conservationists in Africa to protect elephants.
The Allen Institute for Cell Science has released the Allen Cell Collection: the first publicly available collection of gene edited, fluorescently tagged human induced stem cells that target key cellular structures with unprecedented clarity.
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