This is a reminder that the application deadline for Grand Challenges Explorations is fast approaching. Please see below for details.
Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative to encourage innovative and unconventional global health and development solutions, is now accepting grant proposals for its latest application round. 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 proposals are being accepted online until May 6, 2014 on the following topics:
? New Ways of Working Together: Integrating Community-Based Interventions
? Explore New Ways to Measure Fetal and Infant Brain Development
? Innovations in Feedback & Accountability Systems for Agricultural Development
? Inciting Healthy Behaviors: nudge, leapfrog, disrupt, reach
? Novel Enabling Tools and Models Supporting the Development of Interventions for Severe Diarrhea and Enteric Dysfunction
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.
We are looking forward to receiving innovative ideas from around the world and from all disciplines. If you have a great idea, please apply. If you know someone else who may have a great idea, please forward this message.
Thank you for your commitment to solving the world’s greatest health and development challenges.
The Grand Challenges Team
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