KOICA, Selecting Global Health Innovation Enterprise with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
KOICA(Korea International Cooperation Agency) held a contest information session at the ‘Banks Foundation For Young Entrepreneurs(D.CAMP)’ located in Yeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul at 2pm in April 11, 2017.
‘Grand Challenge Korea(GCK)’ is a joint project by KOICA and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Joining the ‘Grand Challenge’ since last July, KOICA hosted the information session in response to a request by Gates Foundation that wanted to invite enterprises and start-up businesses with Korean entrepreneurs.
※ Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: A private foundation launched in 2000 by a Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda Gates. Execution budget for yearly projects in 2015 was USD 4.2 billion.