The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced today that it is funding 38 pilot projects around the world to help build tools […]
The Science Philanthropy Alliance is a community of funders who work together to inspire new, emerging and current philanthropists to dedicate a portion of their philanthropy to basic science. Alliance members act both as champions and advisors to other philanthropists to ensure more private funding is earmarked for the kinds of research initiatives that have led to the scientific, technological and medical breakthroughs that fuel our technology and information-driven economy of the 21st century.
Why Basic Science?
The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation has stepped up its advocacy for biomedical research funding. As Mary Lasker said: “If you […]
Congratulations to our member, the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Fund for Strategic Innovation, on the launch of the Schmidt Science […]
According to experts, it’s strong historic investment in basic science, academic freedom for researchers and patience to see results. “The […]
Janet Rossant discusses the nature of basic science, and how the study of blastocysts led to the discovery of the […]
“time and again, it has been a foundational understanding of how animals (and plants, fungi and microbes) work that leads […]