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GAVI’s INFUSE Workshop Aims To Help Health Startups Expand Projects

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“…Last week, GAVI took its first steps into the world of health startups, with the launch of its INFUSE workshop — a two-day event held down the street from its Geneva headquarters. Around 60 companies and entrepreneurs applied to the program after it was announced at this year’s World Economic Forum; 18 projects were selected for a final round of vetting before a panel representing both private companies and organizations like the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF. At the end of last week’s workshop, the panel chose seven ‘pacesetters’ that will work with GAVI on scaling up their projects and bringing them to new countries…” (Toor, 7/27).

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