No, CHI will have a global focus.
Yes, almost all of the existing centers, institutes, or organizations in the biopharma domain fall into one of five categories: (i) captive of a particular political or theoretical orientation, (ii) captive of a particular university, college, and/or faculty member, (iii) captive of a particular firm, industry, or industry group, (iv bureaucratic government funded entity, (v) vehicle for an individual or group’s for-profit consulting operation. CHI is none of those, so it will fill a needed and unique market niche.
CHI's primary goal is to excercise thought-leadership that increases the quality and quantity of innovation in the life science and healthcare ecosystems.
No, CHI is purely a non-profit organization. It exists to serve the life sciences innovation community via thought-leadership and only the highest quality, objective research.