Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is inviting grant proposals for the following Grand Challenges initiatives: Grand Challenges Explorations: Emerging Technologies for New Solutions in Global Health Priority Areas Environmental niches of Salmonella Typhi Increasing Demand for Vaccination Services Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:30 am PDT. Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE) grants have already been awarded to over 1420 researchers in more than 65 countries. Initial grants are for USD $100,000 and successful projects are eligible to receive follow-on funding of up to USD $1 million. Proposals are solicited twice a year for an expanding set of global health and development challenges. Applications are only two pages, and no preliminary data is required. Applicants can be at any experience level; in any discipline; and from any type of organization, including colleges and universities, government laboratories, research institutions, non-profit organizations and for-profit companies. Grand Challenges: Neglected Tropical Diseases Data Innovation Incubator seeks innovative ideas for how to improve the quality, completeness, and timeliness of routine neglected tropical disease data to help target interventions to all at-risk populations and achieve high intervention coverage and maximal impact on infection and morbidity. Application deadline is March 25, 2019 11:30 am PDT.
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:30