JLABS | Meet with... The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
June 11, 2015
Time: 10:30AM - 12:30PM
RSVP after requesting the LabCentral code for free entry from Clancy
What does it take to save a life? The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Global Health Division aims to harness advances in science and technology to save lives in developing countries. The Foundation works with partners to deliver proven tools - including vaccines, drugs, and diagnostics - as well as discover path-breaking new solutions that are affordable and reliable. Focus areas for investments center on infectious diseases including HIV, polio, TB, dengue and malaria, as well as diagnostics and health IT ideas that bring health interventions to those who need them most.
James Rosen, Gates Foundation Venture Capital Deputy Director for Program Related Investments, will be in attendance on April 9th to provide an overview presentation on the Foundation's key areas of interest and best practices when applying for funding. The Gates Foundation has made $3.6 billion in grant payments in 2013 with a total of $31.6 billion in grant payments since its inception.
Jimmy will be on hand to meet with a handful of applicants one-on-one. To be considered for a one-on-one meeting complete the information required here.
10:30am | Registration and Networking
11:00am | Presentation and Q&A
11:45am | Networking Lunch
12:30-5:00pm | One-on-one Meetings*
*Companies must have applied for a one-on-one meeting ahead of time. The one-on-one application period ends on May 11, 2015.