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Grand Challenges Explorations - Round 15 proposals now open

Grand Challenges Explorations (GCE) has opened application Round 15, and proposals for the six topics listed below are being accepted online through May 13, 2015.

GCE Round 15 topics:

Please click on any of the six topics below and the link will direct you to the website for more information.

  1. Addressing Newborn and Infant Gut Health Through Bacteriophage-Mediated Microbiome Engineering
  2. Explore New Ways to Measure Delivery and Use of Digital Financial Services Data
  3. Surveillance Tools, Diagnostics and an Artificial Diet to Support New Approaches to Vector Control
  4. New Approaches for Addressing Outdoor/Residual Malaria Transmission
  5. Reducing Pneumonia Fatalities Through Innovations that Improve Pneumonia Diagnosis & Referral of Malnourished Children
  6. Enable Merchant Acceptance of Mobile Money Payments

GCE background information:

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Grand Challenges Explorations is a staged grant initiative where initial grants are for USD $100,000 and successful projects are eligible to receive a follow-on grant of up to USD $1million. 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.

  • Interactive world map with summaries of the Grand Challenges Explorations and Grand Challenges in Global Health projects funded to date (over 1100 projects in over 60 countries)
  • Slideshows of projects
  • Videos of grantees
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