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BIO Launches BIO Ventures for Global Health with Initial Grant from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

New nonprofit will facilitate biotech investment in neglected diseases

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Victor Zonana, BVGH
Phone: +1.917.497.3939
Global Health Strategies Web site:

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) today announced the launch of BIO Ventures for Global Health (BVGH), a new nonprofit organization that will work to enlist the biotechnology industry in the fight against neglected diseases. BVGH has received a $1 million start-up grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

The complete announcement can be viewed on the BVGH Web site.

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