Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative to encourage innovative and unconventional global health and development solutions, is now accepting grant proposals for its latest application round. Applicants can be at any experience level; in any discipline; and from any organization, including colleges and universities, government laboratories, research institutions, non-profit organizations and for profit companies.
Proposals are being accepted online until November 7, 2012 on the following topics:
New Approaches in Model Systems, Diagnostics, and Drugs for Specific Neglected Tropical Diseases
Labor Saving Innovations for Women Smallholder Farmers
New Approaches for the Interrogation of Anti-malarial Compounds
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Initial grants will be US $100,000 each, and projects showing promise will have the opportunity to receive additional funding of up to US $1 million.
Further information: Full descriptions of the new topics and application instructions are available at: http://www.grandchallenges.