[open-science] Fwd: Gates Foundation Grant Opportunities - New Grand Challenges Explorations Topics

Peter Murray-Rust pm286 at cam.ac.uk
Fri Sep 7 08:35:24 UTC 2012

Can we mash up a proposal at OKFest - this looks potentially very exciting.

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*Date: *5 September 2012 19:13:32 BST
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*Subject: **Gates Foundation Grant Opportunities - New Grand Challenges
Explorations Topics*
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Dear Colleagues:

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now accepting grant proposals for
Round 10 of Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative to encourage
innovative and unconventional global health and development solutions.
Applicants can be at any experience level; in any discipline; and from any
organization, including colleges and universities, government laboratories,
research institutions, non-profit organizations and for-profit companies.

Two-page grant proposals are being accepted online until November 7, 2012
on the following topics:

* Labor Saving Innovations for Women Smallholder Farmers
* New Approaches in Model Systems, Diagnostics, and Drugs for Specific
Neglected Tropical Diseases
* New Approaches for the Interrogation of Anti-malarial Compounds
* Aid is Working. Tell the World.

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 topics and application instructions are available
at: www.grandchallenges.org/gce

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Challenges in Global Health program:

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We look forward to receiving innovative ideas from around the world and
from all disciplines. If you have a great idea, apply here:
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Peter Murray-Rust
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