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  1. 1. Yun-Ling Wong
  2. 2. Our Belief ALL LIVES S —NO MATTER WHERE THEY ARE BEING LIVED— HAVE EQUA VA UE EQUAL VALUE © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation || 4
  3. 3. The World Today Why do one million Why do four million students in the United adults in East Asia States drop out of high suffer from HIV/AIDS? school each year? Why do three out of four Why do one million people in Mexico lack children in formal financial Sub Saharan Sub-Saharan Africa die services? each year from malaria? © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 5
  4. 4. How Innovate? Grand Challenges | Explorations © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation |
  5. 5. Innovation fromanyone anywhere
  6. 6. Low Burdenof Entry C a po Champion Based Review Open Path to Success 8
  7. 7. Invisible Mosquito Net Idea: Mosquitoes sensitive to light outside range of human vision h i i Szabolcs Marka Columbia University United States © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 9
  8. 8. Grand Challenges | Explorations g pLeveraging cell phone penetration to create low cost cell-phone low-cost tools within resource limited settingsInter-disciplinary innovation in: information technology (hardware software networks) (hardware, software, engineering physics chemistry biology bi l © 2010 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 10
  9. 9. Grand Challenges | Explorations g p20,000 applications from 130 countriesOver 400 projects awarded in 35 countriesWinner Profile: Academic Not-for-profits Industry Start Up
  10. 10. So what is next?
  11. 11. Thank You

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