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The Wyss Medical Foundation, Inc.

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Last profile update: 12/17/2016
Last grant data update: 05/13/2017

At A Glance

The Wyss Medical Foundation, Inc.

(formerly The Wyss Peace Foundation, Inc.)

1601 Connecticut Avenue, Nw, 800

Washington, DC United States 20009

Telephone: (202) 232-4418

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

EIN

263962795

BRIDGE Number

3498684586

Background

Founded by Hansjorg Wyss, a Swiss entrepreneur and businessman who became the second richest person in Switzerland. He is currently the Chair. of the Supervisory Board of Synthes, a manufacturer of Swiss-designed medical devices. Hansjorg Wyss has committed to The Giving Pledge, and has pledged to give away at least half of his wealth to philanthropy