EFC member Wellcome is committing $100m to a new partnership to create vaccines for epidemic diseases.

CEPI – the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovation – launched on Thursday 19 January at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

A collaboration between government, industry, philanthropy and civil society, CEPI will finance and coordinate development of vaccines against known infectious diseases.

Wellcome is a founding partner of CEPI and is providing $100m over five years – part of $460m funding from initial investors.

Read the full story on the Wellcome website