We just love this opening paragraph about our $1 million Alzheimer’s Germ Quest Challenge written by Paul Karon for Inside Philanthropy:
“As we’ve noted before in Inside Philanthropy, high-dollar science prizes are one way that philanthropists of a certain bent seek to drive innovation in areas they believe are being ignored by public institutions or big-name research funders. Most of the prizes seem to be about inventions with high cool factors—building a tricorder, a jetpack or a rocket. But recently, a Florida philanthropist announced a prize for disease research, an area less often associated with these sorts of gee-whiz discovery prizes.”
Read the entire article HERE.