Innovative Vector Control Consortium
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The Innovative Vector Control Consortium (IVCC) is a product development partnership that develops new insecticides for vector control and researches ways to use existing pesticides more effectively. IVCC was established in 2005 and became registered as a nonprofit in 2008. Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine is the parent organization of IVCC.
Partnerships and work
IVCC has partners across both public and private sectors, including in industry and academia, and with funders, non-governmental organizations, and nonprofits. These include NGenIRS and Innovation to Impact as well as with companies including Syngenta.
- Nick Hamon is the chief executive officer of IVCC.
- Janet Hemingway works on advocacy and resource mobilization (and was previously the chief executive officer) at IVCC.
IVCC was originally funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation with a grant of $50.7 million over five years. In 2010 the Gates Foundation awarded it a grant of $50 million to continue its work. In May 2016, it was granted an additional $75 million by the Gates Foundation.
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