Director's update: taking risks on bold ideas | Wellcome
Today we’re announcing a £250m not-for-profit fund. Director Jeremy Farrar explains how the new Wellcome Leap Fund will accelerate discovery and innovation.
Today we're announcing a new £250m Leap Fund to back bold ideas. This is a new approach for us, but by taking some risks & backing at scale, we think we can deliver transformational developments to improve people’s lives.
This week we announced a new £250m Leap Fund to accelerate discovery and innovation. We hope that, by 2030, it will have produced a small number of breakthroughs on an accelerated timescale, opening up new research areas or changing existing practice. ➡️
Wellcome Leap - taking risks on bold ideas
is launching an initiative to fund “bold ideas that would fall outside the remit of conventional life sciences funding.” Check it out
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Director's update: taking risks on bold ideas