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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation: Round 14 of the Grand Challenges Explorations

The Office of Research & Engagement and the University of Tennessee Foundation would like to make you aware that the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has opened Round 14 of the Grand Challenges Explorations. Interested applicants must contact Sally Morris, Director of Foundation Relations at smorri41@utk.edu.

Applicants can be at any experience level; in any discipline; and from any organization, including universities, government laboratories, research institutions, non-profit organizations as well as for-profit companies.

Proposals will be accepted online until November 12, 2014 on the following topics:

Initial grants will be $100,000 each, and projects showing promise will have the opportunity to receive additional funding of up to $1 million. Proposals are two pages, and no preliminary data is required.

For more information about the application process and guidelines, please visitwww.grandchallenges.org/explorations.