Friday, October 16, 2009

Want a qick $100,000 for infectious disease research - ask uncle Bill

Just got this email from Uncle Bill Gates
This is a reminder that the deadline for submissions to Round 4 of Grand Challenges Explorations is November 2, 2009, a $100 million initiative to encourage bold and unconventional global health solutions.

Anyone can apply, regardless of prior experience or institutional affiliation. Previous winners include graduate students, entrepreneurs at private companies, and creative thinkers from all fields of research.

Click here to apply now.

Initial grants will be $100,000 each, and projects showing promise will have the opportunity to receive additional funding of up to $1 million. Full descriptions of topics and application instructions are available at:

We look forward to receiving innovative ideas from scientists around the world and from all scientific disciplines. If you don't submit a proposal yourself, we hope you will forward this message to someone else who might be interested.

Thank you for your commitment to solving the world's greatest health challenges.

The topics are:
  • Create New Technologies for Contraception
  • Create New Ways to Induce and Measure Mucosal Immunity
  • Create Low-Cost Diagnostics for Priority Global Health Conditions
  • Create New Ways to Protect Against Infectious Disease

1 comment:

  1. Hello from Nouméa
    I hope they find some great ideas


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