This is a reminder that application deadlines are approaching for several Grand Challenges and related grant opportunities and the Gates Foundation Fellow program. Please see below for details.
1) The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation aims to develop two new forms of dietary assessment technologies, based on image capture and, possibly, image recognition. The application deadline is July 22, 2016. Please click here for details.
2) Grand Challenges Canada’s Saving Brains initiative seeks to fund bold ideas for products, services and implementation models that protect and nurture early brain development in a sustainable manner. Through this Request For Proposals, Saving Brains will support applications for seed funding to develop and validate these bold ideas. The application deadline is July 29, 2016. Please click here for details.
3) Grand Challenges Canada seeks bold ideas with big impact from the best and brightest talent, both in low- and middle-income countries and in Canada, to use scientific/technical, social and business innovation to address reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health, to save and improve lives in low- and middle-income countries. The application deadline is July 19, 2016. Please click here for details.
4)100&Change is a MacArthur Foundation competition for a $100 million grant to fund a single proposal that will make measurable progress toward solving a significant problem. Proposals focused on any critical issue are welcome. The deadline to register the applicant organization is September 2, 2016. Please click here for details.
5) The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is now accepting applications for a new cohort of Gates Foundation Fellows. The application deadline is July 8, 2016. Please click here for details.
The Grand Challenges Team
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