The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Internet link: http://www.gatesfoundation.org/Pages/home.aspx
Grand Challenges Explorations Round 8
Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE) supports hundreds of early-stage research projects – including many ideas that have never before been tested – and scientists from a wide range of disciplines and regions. The Explorations initiative funds innovative ideas that could lead to new vaccines, diagnostics, drugs, and other technologies targeting diseases that claim millions of lives every year.
NEW - Protect Crop Plants from Biotic Stresses From Field to Market
NEW - Design new approaches to optimize immunization systems
NEW - Explore New Solutions in Global Health Priority Areas
Explore Nutrition for Healthy Growth of Infants and Children
Apply Synthetic Biology to Global Health Challenges
The grant program is open to anyone from any discipline, from student to tenured professor, and from any organization – colleges and universities, government laboratories, research institutions, non-profit organizations and for-profit companies.
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.
For application instructions click here
Indirect cost recovery:
This scheme is exempt from University of Sydney indirect costs.
Research Office Contact:
Kate Taylor on 8627 8137
03 November 2011Back