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Behind the Breakthrough Answers: What Inspires Your Work?

Pursuing cutting-edge research and development is hard work. Often, even small components of a larger breakthrough require years of trial and error and creative thinking. So we asked the men and women of our Behind the Breakthrough Series – what inspires you? What keeps you focused on the goals of your work? Below, hear from two interviewees from Global Good, a collaborative effort between Bill Gates and Intellectual Ventures to invent, develop, and deploy commercially-viable technologies that improve life in developing countries, on how they approach some of the world’s most significant challenges.

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Behind the Breakthrough Answers: “What’s the best part about inventing?”

There’s something unique about being an inventor. Let’s face it: waking up and creating something new isn’t easy – especially when one success often evolves from many failures. This is why IV loves transformative inventions and the inventors who work so diligently to make them happen. On this Behind the Breakthrough, we’re reflecting on what our participants described as the most meaningful aspects of invention:  

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