221B Foundation — COVID-19 Testing in Nepal (Jay Mahat)

Organization:
221B Foundation
Award Date:
11/2020
Amount:
$100,000
Purpose:
To support a pilot study, led by Jay Mahat, of a COVID-19 assay in Nepal.

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $100,000 to the 221B Foundation to support a pilot study, led by Jay Mahat, of a COVID-19 assay in Nepal. The 221B Foundation, founded by Sherlock Biosciences, seeks to address the COVID-19 pandemic using Sherlock Biosciences’s diagnostic technology.

This falls within Open Philanthropy's work on scientific research, specifically within its interest in science supporting biosecurity and pandemic preparedness.

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