Gates Foundation 'Grand Challenges' grants open

October 8, 2014

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a longtime partner in IANPHI's work, is currently inviting applications for its Grand Challenges grant opportunities, including a challenge for New Interventions in Global Health. IANPHI invites its member institutes to consider applying for this Grand Challenge to further public health research in their countries.

From the websiteThis new Grand Challenge [New Interventions in Global Health), launched by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, focuses on innovative concepts for vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics with the potential to be translated into safe, effective, affordable, and widely utilized interventions to protect against the acquisition, progression, or transmission of infectious diseases, or to provide a cure for infectious diseases, in resource‐limited settings.

More information on the Grand Challenges program, including desceptions of previous grantees and their work, is available at www.grandchallenges.comThe grants will be open for submission November 4, 2014; application deadline January 13, 2015.