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Ustar Biotechnologies

Ustar Technologies is a diagnostics company developing a tuberculosis diagnostic to increase prevention against one of the leading causes of death worldwide.

Pledge Guarantee for Health

The foundation provided support to the UN Foundation’s Pledge Guarantee for Health to improve procurement practices to avoid stockouts of family planning products in the developing world.


The foundation provided support to expand UNICEF’s Vaccine Independence Initiative. This program allows countries to bridge-finance the procurement of vaccines while they await budget funds to be available.


The foundation provided a volume guarantee to Novartis to reduce the price of oral polio virus vaccines in the developing world.


Synlogic is a start-up company in Boston, developing a first-in-class synthetic biology platform for genetically engineering bacteria of the microbiome for delivery of therapeutics to the gut, initially focused on metabolic imbalance and inflammatory disease.


The foundation partnered with Sanofi to secure a reduced price for Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV).

Root Capital

Root Capital provides agricultural enterprises with the capital and training they need to unlock their potential and become engines of impact in rural communities.


The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is an international public health agency working to improve health and living standards in America.


The foundation invested in OraSure to secure a reduced price for the saliva-based HIV self-test OraQuick.