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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is announcing the Grand Challenges Explorations Round 20 awarded grants and highlighting grant opportunities that are still open.
Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE) grants awarded: Thirty-five projects in 17 different countries received an initial grant of USD $100,000. Please see the announcement with links to descriptions of the latest set of awards, an associated blog, a photo slideshow of selected projects, and an interactive world map of investments across the global Grand Challenges funding partner network.
Grand Challenges Explorations is an initiative that awards initial grants of USD $100,000, and successful projects are eligible to receive follow-on funding of up to USD $1 million. Proposals are solicited twice a year for an expanding set of global health and development topics. Applications are only two pages, and no preliminary data is required. Applicants can be at any experience level; in any discipline; and from any organization, including colleges and universities, government laboratories, research institutions, non-profit organizations and for-profit companies. The next application round of Grand Challenges Explorations will be in September 2018.
Congratulations to the GCE grant recipients. Thank you for your commitment to solving the world's greatest health and development challenges.
The Grand Challenges Team
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