The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now inviting applications to Grand Challenges Explorations, which has awarded over 1070 grants in over 58 countries to date.
Grand Challenges Explorations seeks innovative global health and development solutions. Applicants can be at any experience level; in any discipline; and from any organisation, including universities, government laboratories, research institutions, non-profit organisations as well as for-profit companies.
Two-page proposals are being accepted online until 12 November 2014 on the following topics:
Initial grants will be US $100,000 each, and projects showing promise will have the opportunity to receive additional funding of up to US $1 million.
Full descriptions of the new topics and application instructions are available at: www.grandchallenges.org/explorations.