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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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:
- Surveillance Tools, Diagnostics and an Artificial Diet to Support New Approaches to Vector Control
- New Approaches for Addressing Outdoor/Residual Malaria Transmission
- New Ways to Reduce Pneumonia Fatalities through Timely, Effective Treatment of Children
- Enable Universal Acceptance of Mobile Money Payments to Create an Economic Ecosystem that Will Help Lift the Poorest Out of Poverty
- Explore New Ways to Measure Brain Development and Gestational Age
- New Ways of Working Together: Integrating Community-Based Interventions
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.