Deadline for Grand Challenges Explorations Round 8 is Nov 17th, 11:30AM Pacific

This is a reminder that the deadline for submissions for Round 8 of Grand Challenges Explorations is less than a week away. Applications are due November 17, 2011, 11:30AM Pacific.


Grand Challenges Explorations is 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.

Initial grants will be $100,000 (U.S.) 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.

Click below to apply now.

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