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2014-05-16 08:25:52

CAMBRIDGE, England, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Series B Financing includes the Wellcome Trust and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Kymab, a monoclonal antibody biopharmaceutical company, announced today it has successfully raised US$40 million in a Series B financing. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation joins existing investor, the Wellcome Trust, each investing US$20 million. The funds will enable Kymab to maximise the potential of its Kymouse(TM)...

Innovative Solar-powered Toilet Developed, Ready For Unveiling In India
2014-03-14 12:44:38

University of Colorado Boulder A revolutionary University of Colorado Boulder toilet fueled by the sun that is being developed to help some of the 2.5 billion people around the world lacking safe and sustainable sanitation will be unveiled in India this month. The self-contained, waterless toilet, designed and built using a $777,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has the capability of heating human waste to a high enough temperature to sterilize human waste and...

2013-08-07 23:17:46

R&D company reveals newly patented user-studied condoms to the Gates Foundation and its highly publicized Condom Contest. Petoskey, MI (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 IXü LLC announces it's been awarded a series of five U.S. Patents combining basic female condoms with extremely popular miniaturized electronic sex-toys, and it's making the technology available to the Bill Gates Foundation Condom Contest and other interested parties. The combination of the two items creates a...

2013-07-16 23:03:21

In this role Lange will work to generate the political will and resources necessary to end vaccine-preventable diseases, strengthen strategic engagement with UN health agencies, and support the UN Foundation’s work with partners on the ground to achieve strong global health outcomes. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 The United Nations Foundation announced today that retired U.S. Ambassador John E. Lange will serve as its Senior Fellow for Global Health Diplomacy. In this role...

Contraception Gets Big Funding From Bill Gates’ Foundation
2012-07-11 13:12:12

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Billionaire philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates of the Gates Foundation are set to unveil funding for a campaign to improve access to contraception in the developing world, a cause that has been near and dear to their hearts for more than a decade. The Gates´ have been supporting contraception since first mulling over special causes to support in the mid 1990s. And Melinda, who told Reuters she and her husband are...


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