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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 http://www.grandchallenges.org/explorations/1idea2pages 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 http://www.grandchallenges.org/explorations/1idea2pages.

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August 30, 2010 at 11:55 am

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