Grand Challenges Explorations fosters early-stage discovery research to expand the pipeline of ideas for solving our greatest global health and development challenges. Launched in 2008 with an initial $100 million commitment from the foundation, Grand Challenges Explorations grants have already been awarded to more than 1200 researchers in more than 65 countries.

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. Initial grants will be $100,000 each, and projects showing promise will have the opportunity to receive additional funding of up to $1 million.

Applications on the following topics are being accepted this May:

For more information on this and other grant opportunities, visit: https://gcgh.grandchallenges.org/grant-opportunities

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