Xprize launches Pandemic Alliance to accelerate coronavirus research

Venture Beat | Mar 26, 2020 at 9:41 PM
  • Xprize, the nonprofit organization aiming to spark projects that solve “societal grand challenges,” today unveiled the Pandemic Alliance, a coalition dedicated to accelerating solutions that can be applied to COVID-19.
  • Xprize says the group will have visibility into the exchanges on the Pandemic Alliance platform to identify potential breakthroughs, as well as to facilitate conversations and connections between innovators and resources and bring in additional stakeholders.
  • To date, it has launched over $140 million in prize purses, including the $15 million Global Learning Xprize, the $10 million Qualcomm Tricorder Xprize, and the $7 million Barbara Bush Foundation Adult Literacy Xprize.