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The Grand Challenges family of initiatives fosters innovation to solve key health and development problems. See below for Grand Challenges and related grant opportunities.

Integrating Tradition and Technology for Fermented Foods for Maternal Nutrition

Initiative
Grand Challenges
Applications Open
Oct 19, 2020 to Jan 6, 2021
Description

Grand Challenges seeks pilot studies that investigate the biological effect of traditional locally fermented foods on key microbiome, gut, and health biomarkers in local populations. The goal is to provide investigators in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia with the resources to build local capacity to investigate fermented foods as novel maternal nutrition interventions.

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New Approaches to Integrating Molecular Surveillance into Malaria Control Programs

Initiative
Grand Challenges Explorations
Applications Open
Oct 19, 2020 to Dec 2, 2020
Description

Grand Challenges Explorations seeks new and innovative approaches to integrating molecular surveillance into malaria surveillance and programmatic decision-making in malaria endemic countries. Malaria molecular surveillance encompasses the use of molecular biology approaches to interrogate parasite or vector populations to derive epidemiologically actionable information.

Smart Farming Innovations for Small-Scale Producers

Initiative
Grand Challenges
Applications Open
Oct 19, 2020 to Feb 25, 2021
Description

Grand Challenges seeks innovative digital solutions with potential to scale and integrate with bundled farmer services. Solutions should address one or more challenges facing small scale crop and livestock producer entrepreneurs in the areas of agricultural advisory, input supply, finance, insurance, market access, and decision support tools.

Balance the Equation - A Grand Challenge for Algebra 1

Initiative
Grand Challenges
Applications Open
Oct 7, 2020 to Nov 6, 2020
Description

Balance the Equation is the first-ever Grand Challenge focused on U.S. education. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is seeking to disrupt the deeply imbalanced system against this generation – and previous generations – of Black, Latino, English Learners (ELs), and students experiencing poverty in the United States, who we will refer to as priority students, as it relates to their Algebra 1 experience in 7th, 8th, or 9th grade, in-class or online.

Tuberculosis: Science Aimed at Ending the Epidemic [Virtual Event]

Initiative
Keystone Symposia Global Health Series
Applications Open
Sep 19, 2020 to Nov 19, 2020
Description

Free registration is available for individuals from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) working in science and medicine related fields. This is open to all career stages. This conference will explore advances across the ecosystem from early discovery through translation and real-world application, as well as sessions that address scientific bottlenecks to be overcome in the search for new tools to prevent, diagnose and definitively cure TB. Application deadline above is for global awards.

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