Research Funding

Grand Challenges Explorations

Deadline:  November 12, 2013

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.

 Proposals are being accepted online until November 12, 2013 on the following topics:

 • 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 • Develop the Next Generation of Condom • The “One Health” Concept: Bringing Together Human and Animal Health

 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.

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