Grand Challenges Explorations - The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

17 September 2013

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation invites applications for its grand challenges explorations grants. Grants support early-stage research projects and innovative ideas that could lead to new vaccines, diagnostics, drugs and other technologies targeting diseases that claim millions of lives each year as well as improvements and innovations in agricultural development and other Gates Foundation priority areas.Projects should address the following topics:
  • inciting healthy behaviours;
  • novel enabling tools and models supporting development of interventions for enteric dysfunction;
  • innovations in feedback and accountability systems for agricultural development;
  • the "One Health" concept;
  • develop the next generation of condom.
Amount: Up to US$1,100,000
Closing date: 12 November 2013
More information:Grant listing or the program website
Contact:Sophie Carruthers