Category: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

  • Gates Foundation commits up to $90M for Inventprise pneumococcal vax trials

    Vaccine biotech Inventprise has developed technology that offers broader protection than currently available products. Its lead program, a pneumococcal vaccine candidate, is being readied for tests in humans and it now has a financial commitment of up to $90 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

  • Gates Foundation ramps up funding to Exscientia in COVID project

    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation must have liked what it saw in an initial collaboration with Exscientia to find new antivirals for COVID-19 and related diseases. Two months after providing initial funding of $1.5 million to get the ball rolling, the philanthropic organisation has now pledged $35 million in funding to a four-year project […]