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Gates Foundation Grant Opportunities - New Topics

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  • 25 Aug 2011 - 11:25am
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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now accepting grant proposals for Round 8 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.

Grant proposals are being accepted online until November 17, 2011 on the following topics:
  • NEW - Protect Crop Plants from Biotic Stresses From Field to Market
  • NEW - Design new approaches to optimize immunization systems
  • NEW - Explore New Solutions in Global Health Priority Areas
  • Explore Nutrition for Healthy Growth of Infants and Children
  • Apply Synthetic Biology to Global Health Challenges
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/r8_gce

The Foundation is looking forward to receiving innovative ideas from around the world and from all disciplines. If you have a great idea, apply. If you know someone else who may have a great idea, please forward this message.

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