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US$100 million Round 6 of Grand Challenges Exploration (Bill Melinda Gates Foundation)

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now accepting grant proposals for Round 6 of Grand Challenges Exploration, a US$100 million initiative to encourage unconventional global health solutions. Anyone can apply, regardless of education or experience level.

Grant proposal are being accepted online until November 2, 2010, on the following topics:
Design New Approaches to Cure HIV Infection
Create the Next Generation of Sanitation Technologies
Create New Technologies to Improve the Health of Mothers and Newborns
Create Low-Cost Cell Phone-Based Applications for Priority Global Health Diseases

Initial grants will be $100,000 each, and projects showing promise will have the opportunity to receive additional funding of $1million or more. Full descriptions of the new topics and application instructions are available at

Written by blueroselady

August 30, 2010 at 11:55 am

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