A unique investment firm with a long term view, deep technology understanding and investing in own team of tech savvy and science oriented researchers.
Part of the famous Sigma series and highlighting the remained relevance and threat of increased emergence of natural catastrophes and reminder that we shall not expect to see more smoke to believe that there is fire.
Reading their annual reports since years, you may get frustrated why the voice of scientists is not heard more attentively. I would say, remain patient, keep reading.
Already in 2015 Gates was warning that the new war would not come from nuclear arms but from a pandemic and that we were ill prepared. In 2020 his message became even more valid, with a clear action plan of what should be done including creating a better health care infrastructure.
Whitepaper explaining Decentralized Privacy-Preserving Contact Tracing by the DP3T group. It explains the technological foundation that allows to simplify and accelerate the process of notifying people who have been in contact with an infected person. This particular decentralized approach adheres to some key principles such as: minimizing shared data (only health authority accesses data of infected people), preventing abuse (as each party only has part of data), preventing tracking of non-infected users and graceful dismantling (data self-deleted after pandemic).
Video explaining how we can cut the infection chain by addresses the problem that you can already be infected before having symptoms. How do you then trace back those in your proximity, once you get tested positively. A smartphone app can keep track of that for you and preserve privacy. The video explains how.
An organisation that has proven microfinance to work in a profitable way and targets the low income class providing simple hospital cover and loss of income income protection.
The World Health Organisation provides regular updates of key facts and trends explaining how air pollution has impacted diseases and mortality.
Smart electric vehicles realise that they will be surrounded by ICE vehicles and exhaust for a while and therefore developed super powerful air filtration systems. Would even resist bio-chemical attacks.
In his book "The Hedge" Nicolas Colin explains his view on how to reinvent the social security safety net in today's entrepreneurial and networked society.
Personal data management
The Gobal Citizen Foundation sets standards and creates strong governance to develop personal data management protocols and services with the user's interest in mind.