PepsiCo and Scientists Without Borders Partner to Reduce Waste in Micronutrient Packaging

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PepsiCo and Scientists Without Borders Partner to Reduce Waste in Micronutrient Packaging

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Summary

Scientists Without Borders and PepsiCo are partnering to advance the winning solution from the 2010 Maternal Health and Nutrition Challenge, which generated novel ideas from 300,000 people in 22 countries. This Spring, Scientists Without Borders, the Sackler Institute at the New York Academy of Sciences, DSM, and its humanitarian arm Sight and Life, will issue a prize to reinvent the packaging for widely-distributed micronutrient powders.

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Wednesday, March 7, 2012 - 5:00pm

President Obama’s Global Development Policy, released in Fall 2010, calls for investments in game-changing innovation to accelerate progress toward development goals in health, food security, climate change, energy and environmental sustainability, and broad-based economic growth.  Focusing on innovation utilizes the U.S. comparative advantages in research and innovation, making our efforts more effective and efficient. 

Today, government and private sector leaders gathered at the White House to highlight progress in answering President Obama’s call to use science, technology and innovation to promote global development.

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